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Rohingyas to get edn in Myanmar curriculum

3.15 lakh children to be taught in phases from grade 6 to 9
DEEPAK ACHARJEE, Dhaka
Rohingyas to get edn in Myanmar curriculum

The Rohingya children staying in different camps in Cox’s Bazar will receive education under the Myanmar curriculum for the first time. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations agency that provides humanitarian and developmental aid to children, will provide the required funds to teach the Rohingya students.  At least, 3,15,000 Rohingya children, especially under 14 years,  will be taught in phases from grade 6 to 9.

The subjects including English, Burmese, mathematics, science and social studies will be taught under the Myanmar curriculum.

Refugee, Relief, and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) Mahbub Alam Talukder told this correspondent that about 315,000 children and youths, up to 14 years old, will receive education under the Myanmar curriculum in phases.

“Initially 10,000 Rohingya children will receive education under the Myanmar curriculum by this year. The decision has been taken as they are Myanmar citizens,” he explained.

 “After completion of studies, certificates will be given to the Rohingya students, and they will be able to adapt to their society after going back to their home country,” he added.

When contacted, Karen Reidy, communication specialist at the UNICEF Cox’s Bazar field office, told The Independent: “Under the

Myanmar curriculum pilot, 10,000 Rohingya students will be initially targeted across VI-IX grades in the first year of implementation. This will be scaled up in phases.”

 “As many as 250 teachers will be recruited for the initial pilot in 2020. The education sector operates more than 3,300 learning facilities across the camps, among which 2,500 are supported by UNICEF,” she said.

 “The piloting of the Myanmar curriculum will utilise the existing learning facilities in addition to the community-based education centres and additional temporary learning centres as necessary,” she noted.

 “The education sector supported by the United Nation (UN) and non-government organisation (NGO) partners will train the teachers who will implement the new curriculum,” she added.

 Sources in the local administration say there are 314,926 Rohingya children and youths pursuing learning activities at 3,236 learning centres in the 32 camps based on an informal curriculum called the Learning Competency Framework and Approach (LCFA).

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