The Internet in Myanmar formerly known as Burma has been available since when the first Internet connections were established. Beginning in September , the historically pervasive levels of Internet censorship in Burma were significantly reduced. Prior to September the military government worked aggressively to limit and control Internet access through software-based censorship , infrastructure and technical constraints, and laws and regulations with large fines and lengthy prison sentences for violators. Myanmar's top-level domain is '. However, they are still widely present, especially in Yangon and Mandalay and are used extensively for blogging and other activities.
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In order to put their conversations into the context of global education practices, students visited three different models for education in the small town of Thanlyin, Myanmar outside of Yangon in order to get a sense of how concepts they learn in class actually play out in real-world situations. Also consider how drastically different your own life might look if you found yourself in one of these situations. How would you adapt to life in a monastic school or if you worked at a crisis pregnancy center like this one? Founded and operated by Dr. Myat Sander Thant, the home was created in order to accommodate single women with crisis or traumatic pregnancies, including in situations of rape and incest. Students listened to Dr. Thant discuss her inspiration to start the center and how they have provided support to over women in the last two years, some of whom were as young as years-old.
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Yangon poses challenges to travellers with physical disabilities. Hazardous urban obstacles — such as cracked and crowded pavements, potholes and heavy traffic — make getting around a bit of a nightmare even for those without a disability. There are few hotel rooms for people with a disability or public toilet facilities and it's always best to check whether a hotel has a lift — many of the cheapest places don't. Free wi-fi is common; there's even free wi-fi at Shwedagon Paya.
SchoolNet promotes the efficient use of ICT in education through connecting schools to the Internet and thus creating a network of schools, which will encourage students and teachers alike to share resources and information and build connections among schools and individuals. The aims of SchoolNet were to demonstrate how ICT can be used to improve the quality of education and prepare students for life in a knowledge-based society, as well as to develop learning materials that support the implementation of ICT in learning and teaching. Part of the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme MTCP , the Smart School project aimed to equip schools with computer labs, as well as train educators on how to use ICT teaching methods in the classroom and to develop creative lesson plans. Within the framework of the ASEAN ICT Masterplan , as part of the innovation thrust, as a member country, Myanmar aimed to ensure that every child has access to broadband Internet at school and to nurture innovation and creativity. Furthermore, teachers will receive training to encourage the integration of ICT in everyday teaching and learning, alongside an ICT exchange program for educators and students.