Lao govt outlines plans for education development in 2019

Achievement of these targets will help fulfil the goals of the education sector development plan by 2020. The Ministry of Education and Sports has outlined its plans for the year ahead, reviewed past performance, and is considering future challenges. The ministry plans to increase the school enrolment of young children, aiming for an enrolment rate of over 60 percent among five-year-olds by 2020. School completion rates at the primary school level are expected to reach at least 95 percent, while the yearly dropout rate should not exceed 6 percent. Enrolment…

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