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Smile Private School Myanmar joins eduCLaaS platform to develop Glocal (Global Yet Local) Digital Talents


Smile Private School Myanmar signed a Memorandum of Agreement with eduCLaaS Pte Ltd, the international subsidiary of Lithan Academy from Singapore, to be an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) for distribution of its CLaaS® Products across Myanmar.


CLaaS® courses enable digital upskilling of higher education students for the digital economy. They adopt a work-based learning pedagogy with a competency-based curriculum for blended learning journeys that deliver tangible career and business outcomes.


Under the partnership, eduCLaaS at Smile’s campus will deliver applied degree courses with an international work-study journey where the learners gain up to three years of working experience before graduation.


eduCLaaS’s Founder and CEO, Leslie Loh said“Modern employers require plug-and-play graduates who can be productive from the first day of the job. Our 1+3 work-study degrees deliver seamless job induction before graduation: with 1 year of intensive skills acquisition bootcamp and 3 years of on-the-job training at the workplace. Our learners are Glocal (Global yet Local) digital talents as they engage in borderless learning and working, alongside international learners and employers, supported by over 100 regional campuses from across Asia.”


He further added, “We welcome Smile Private School joining our Pan-Asia eduCLaaS platform for incubating Glocal Global yet Local) digital talents ready for growth in the post-Covid digital economy.”


Daw Nyein Nyein Lwin, Founder and Principal of Smile Private School had this to say on the occasion,“Through our partnership with Lithan Myanmar University (eduCLaaS), we will be able to produce future-ready talents in the digital economy. Students enrolled into our work-study program will enjoy the benefits of attaining international credentials, having work experience up to three years even before graduation, and earning income while still studying.”


“Also, for those who want international exposure, our international faculty and international cohort will provide you with experiences of studying with peers and lecturers from other countries. Ultimately, this partnership will help create an education system that will prepare Myanmar youths as digital talents and will hopefully be a solution for unemployment and/or underemployment in our country.”


About Lithan and eduCLaaS


Lithan Academy is an accredited training organization endorsed by various government agencies under Singapore’s ministry of education.  We are EduTrust certified by the Council for Private Education (CPE) and a Centre for Continuous Education and Training (CET) appointed by SkillsFuture (SSG) Singapore. We are also an accredited international training center for Pearson UK.


eduCLaaS Pte Ltd is Lithan’s international subsidiary hosting our Pan-Asia eduCLaaS platform that connects higher education students, working adults, enterprises, employers, and higher education institutions for digital upskilling, digital career progression, digital transformation, and agile workforce development.


Lithan and eduCLaaS have served over 30,000 learners and 2000 enterprises with our network of over 100+ campuses across Asia.


About Smile Private School


Smile Private School was founded in 2016 with a small class of thirteen students.  Within four years, we were able to provide quality education to 220 students. Our programs start from KG to Grade-9 and we use not only Myanmar Government Curriculum but also Cambridge (YLE) curriculum (UK) for all levels. We also offer Cambridge English Qualifications in Starters, Movers, Flyers, KET, and PET levels and students will be awarded certificates when completing each of them.  Those who are interested to study extra-curriculum can attend our Pearson English, Math and Science, and Health Education from Singapore on the weekends.

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