This week, Australian Ambassador Carrasco proudly co-chaired the BEQUAL Steering Committee Meeting with the Education and Sports Minister, Mme Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun and the European Union Ambassador to set directions for the program in the next two years. The meeting endorsed BEQUAL implementation plan highlighting key program activities such as primary Grade 1 curriculum implementation in Sept 2019 and supporting teachers in the implementation of the curriculum. Australia is proud to have a long standing partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sports of Lao PDR.

Australian Ambassador, Jean-Bernard Carrasco (left), Minister of Education and Sports, Mme Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun (middle) and The European Union Ambassador, Leo Faber (right) co-chairing the BEQUAL Steering Committee Meeting

Read more about Coffey's work on the BEQUAL program or visit the BEQUAL website.