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New Semester at Parami with New Programs and Modular CoursesAugust 05, 2021
Parami Institute of Continuing Education (PICE) is ready to provide quality education to more youths starting this academic year. Restructured with inclusivity and flexibility in mind, Parami now offers modular courses and programs in addition to the flagship program, Parami Leadership Program (PLP), in the coming fall semester of 2021.
The modular courses will open up much-in-demand educational opportunities for students with different backgrounds to continue their education with experienced instructors from all over the world. In fact, modular courses are eight-week courses with 24 instruction hours and are open to anyone with a high school diploma and higher.
Programs, on the other hand, are designed for recent graduates from Myanmar universities. Students in each program will need to meet the program descriptor requirements and finish the program in two years. The descriptors specify the essence of the knowledge and skills that the students will learn from the respective courses. Having descriptor requirements for the programs, Parami ensures the comprehensive competence that students will achieve upon graduation. In addition to the Parami Leadership Program (PLP), Parami will have Parami Education Program (PEP) and Parami Social Entrepreneurship Program (PSEP) this year to nurture competent leaders in various fields as well as knowledgeable educators and responsible social entrepreneurs.
For both programs and modular courses, students will be taking the same courses. While the modular course students can choose courses that reflect their interests, the program students will be guided to complete the credit requirements in two years by the Parami academic team.
To provide students from all walks of life with more diverse and inclusive educational opportunities, the fall semester courses not only attracted applicants from Myanmar but also those from neighboring countries.
“I am quite pleased to see applicants from various backgrounds and interests who registered for our courses. Ranging from high school students to working professionals, our applicants have shown determination and motivation to continue their education. We have applicants from all over the country, from Kachin to Tanintharyi as well as East and West borders. This year we even have international students from Cambodia, Thailand, and Bangladesh,” said Eint Pyae Pyae Khin (Jessica Khin), the Director of Admissions and Students affairs of PICE.
Moreover, Parami has shared an online information session with many groups near the borders and in self-administered zones to welcome students from diverse backgrounds and provide an opportunity for the students in the areas to continue their education and learn with proficient instructors.
Given the situations in Myanmar, the Director of Admissions and Students Affairs, Jessica Khin, shared the challenges her team faced during the online admission process, “this is not without difficulties. The new admissions process is quite challenging due to current situations in Myanmar. We have applicants who were unavailable to take the exams due to COVID-19 as they need to support their family members and relatives. We are very aware of the hardships that many people are facing, so we plan to have a more effective and flexible admissions process in the near future.”
The first modular period of the fall semester will begin on August 16th and end on October 8th, 2021. The courses offered at Parami during the fall semester will be free of charge. Aiming to provide inclusive quality education and educate young people across Myanmar with the skills and knowledge they need, Parami will also have frequent information sessions in the future to welcome more students.
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