ASEAN is a short module introducing students to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It looks at the history of Southeast Asia, as it relates to ASEAN; it examines the principles, processes and background of ASEAN; and finally it looks at issues facing ASEAN.
Gender: Issues and Perspectives
Gender: Issues and Perspectives covers common gender issues in Myanmar, regionally and globally.
It includes chapters on: family and community, work, education, religion, and leadership, sexuality, religion and gender-based violence.
Histories of Burma
Histories of Burma is a source-based approach to Myanmar’s History. It comprises is a set of books which introduce to key historic research skills as well as providing a critical and reflective study of many aspects of history from the region.
Students are encouraged to highlight certain themes in history, to look at original source documents, to try and understand different ideas that come from these sources and to think about how they can influence opinions about the past.
Planet Earth: A Myanmar Student’s Guide to the BBC TV Series is a natural science book to accompany the award-winning TV series. It has 11 units, each of which focuses on one episode of the TV show. Every unit has background and further reading, plus comprehension questions for the video. Additionally, every unit has “Focus on…” knowledge and skill sections, which explore how the themes relate to Myanmar or to the region.
Who Killed Chea Vichea?
Who Killed Chea Vichea? is a bilingual English/Myanmar resource which examines the 2004 assassination of a Cambodian labour rights leader.
It contains a DVD of the documentary film (with English and Myanmar subtitles), comprehension and analysis activities, and a look at the implications for labour issues in Myanmar. This resource was produced in cooperation with Loudmouth Films.
Click on the links to watch the movie: