Myanmar keyword: Education

July 31, 2018

A recent Myanmar Investment Commission notification allowing foreign investment in private schools is the first in a raft of changes for the sector, with a planned Private School Law set to introduce government licensing for teachers and the vetting of international school curricula. Click the following link to read article.

April 30, 2018

The Myanmar Investment Commission recently issued a notification (Notification 7/2018) on investment in the education sector. The notification defines private schools as those that are not operated by the state. Most private schools in Myanmar are presently associations (business associations that are not for profit). This notification allows foreign direct investments through subsidiaries in Myanmar […]

March 29, 2018

In the beginning of last year, private schools were classified as a promoted sector under the MIC notification 13/2017 and therefore opened to foreign investors. In addition, the Union Parliament (the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) released a new draft Private School Law (the “Draft PSL”) in December 2017. VDB Loi is working in collaboration with the Ministry […]