Founded in 1996, Thabyay Education Network is a Thailand-registered
foundation providing higher and adult education services to support
human development, peace and reconciliation in Southeast Asia, with a
particular focus on Myanmar.
Thabyay’s programs are designed to support key community and civil
society workers to acquire the skills, knowledge, networks and
assistance to foster self-directed, sustainable development in their
communities and the wider society.
Thabyay operates through a network of six interconnected departments.
Through 20 programs, these departments deliver a range of services including:
fund-raising for, and administering university scholarships in the
Asian region for qualified applicants from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
- Negotiating with university partners in Asia to obtain fee waivers for scholarship beneficiaries.
- Providing educational support to help beneficiaries obtain the necessary qualifications to apply for university.
university information and application support networks to assist
beneficiaries to identify, apply for, and gain acceptance to suitable
logistical and additional financial support to help scholarship
beneficiaries benefit fully from the university experience.
and providing internships with development-oriented organizations
across Asia for scholarship beneficiaries and key community and civil
society workers to develop their skills and networks, and raise
awareness of Myanmar among peer organizations in the region.
and distributing a wide range of context-appropriate learning materials
for young adults to develop analytical skills, broaden perspectives and
prepare for higher education.
- Providing training to teachers to promote active, analytical, learner-centered learning.
placing and supporting teaching volunteers to upgrade the English
language levels of beneficiaries in preparation of for higher education.
For more specific information, please visit the Thabyay Departments section.