British Council


Policy Insights for Higher Education: Recommendations for HE reform in Myanmar


Kevin Mackenzie


This report summarizes a study tour of British universities undertaken by a delegation of Burmese government representatives from 1-10 May 2013, and reports on the outcomes of a Myanmar-UK policy dialogue held on 9 May in conjunction with the University of London.

It describes what was seen and discussed during the visit, and identifies implications for higher education reform in Myanmar. The report additionally contains policy insights and recommendations for higher education reform prepared for the British Council by Professor Kenneth King of the University of Edinburgh.

A second policy dialogue, 'Empowering Higher Education', took place in Naypyitaw on 29-30 June 2013, organised by the British Council with support from ADB, AusAid and UNESCO.

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