This project will support Phase II of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM2) partnership by covering the operational costs of capacity building, including salaries and benefits, office costs and travel of IDRC staff.
Current data compilation, processing, and reporting practices, as part of education management information systems, provide snapshots that are used by decision-makers to consider overall needs for the improvement of education systems.
Over the last two centuries, colonial occupation in Myanmar has created a political economy based on racial segregation, foreign labour, markets dominated by foreign capital, and the export of primary commodities.
Exposure to pre-primary education not only prepares young children to succeed in school and in life, but it also improves the efficiency and effectiveness of education systems, enables the participation of caregivers in the labour force, and contributes to the country’s economic development.
This project will enhance the use of data from existing household surveys by government officials to analyze the education sector and encourage policymakers to leverage the resulting knowledge on gender, equity, and inclusion to inform their policy decisions.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
The Knowledge for Democracy (K4D) Myanmar Initiative, launched by IDRC and Global Affairs Canada in 2017, nurtures meaningful dialogue and engagement during the country’s transition to a democratic government.
To sustain democratization in Myanmar, IDRC and Global Affairs Canada launched the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative in 2017 to nurture meaningful dialogue and engagement during the country’s transition to democratic development.