Within its short history, KKEC has produced successful candidates who attained the remarkable achievements in different fields. Students who won scholarships are acquiring higher education at international universities are one of the productive outcomes of KKEC and some students gain success locally and nationally.
Teaching English at Parliament
Naw Dar Yar Paw joined Kantkaw in 2012. Previously she had worked as a teacher in her native town of Taungoo, as well as being an active community volunteer. During her time at Kantkaw she studied English and Social Sciences and achieved high grades. She was also able to gain firsthand experience of teaching techniques from Kantkaw’s international scholars. Since graduation, she has been working for EPP (Empowerment Program for Parliamentarians), a prestigious program in Naypyitaw, that helps build the capacity of Hluttaw Politicians and Parliamentarians.
Teaching Material Developer has online international publication
Aung Myint Thu, a young Arakanese (Rakhine) had joined KKEC in 2012 who was a Batch 9 student. He is friendly and very enthusiastic in learning. He had some teaching experience in Thailand before he joined KKEC and currently working as an Assistant Teacher and Teaching Material Developer for Empowerment Program for Parliamentarians (EPP), in which he has to work with Parliamentarians and Staff under direct supervision of English Language Teaching experts & other scholars in Nay Pyi Taw.
With creative personality, shortly he found out his talent that he is able to create, develop and adapt Teaching Materials for English classroom, after he joined KKEC. Under the professional guidance and supervision by EPP’s head teacher Saw Bwe Doe Aye, his first online international publication, related to ELT (English Language Teaching) materials, which is the activity used in English Class room was published. It is supplementary activity and published on www.teach-this.com after edited by the Mr. Paul Adam, an ELT expert and the organizer of the web, had approved and published, 12th June 2013. KKEC is very proud of its profound student as the web gained 2000 users (English Language teachers) per day recently. He is one of the active assistant teachers who is well-liked by the students. Even though the class room and teaching atmosphere is very different from ordinary schools as the classes are opened in Parliament, the workload and stress from working with high profile people are challenging. Aung is hard-working and his creative idea gives him to overcome challenging. He has another online publication in August, 2013 again and will be continuing to develop more teaching materials for English classroom.
Working with young women’s empowerment program: National YWCA project
“Kue Ku came to Kantkaw from the town of Pathein and eventually gained a scholarship to study Social Science at the Open University of Hong Kong. She also won a scholarship to attend the UN Women’s Conference in New York. She attributes her success to Kantkaw’s learning program. “Kantkaw taught me not only how to gain knowledge but how to share it systematically”.
Working with Child Soldiers: World Vision’s Project
Galayshar Aung, a Pwo – Karen ethnic from Myoung-mya Township in Irrawaddy Division, joined KKEC in 2011 and one of the best students from Batch 5. He has engaged in Child Solider Project soon after he graduated from KKEC in 2012, he joined Child Soldiers Project by World Vision Myanmar.
In Myanmar, there are estimated to be up to 5,000 child soldiers today. World Vision works to help prevent underage recruitment through raising awareness in communities, and supports the reintegration of former child soldiers back into their families and communities. Since he joined this project, he worked as a lead interviewer for the research. He is interested in community development and Education.
As he passion leads him, he is now engaging with an educational development for young children who are form under privileged families. Moreover, he wrote a proposal and obtained some funding form Local Donors who are interested in supporting education for the children from remote area.