Month: September 2020

Matriculation in 1965

Update : September 12, 2020 Five Paulians — the “last” batch before Nationalization — scored the top positions. 1st Bernard Khaw (Distinctions in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) Scored high marks in English. Due to rule changes, he could not apply for the professional courses. He studied, worked […]

Ba Than

Broadcast on September 10, 2020 Dr. Ba Than Surgeon Dean of Medicine Medical Superintendent, RGH during War Rector, Institute of Medicine (1) Founder, Zwe Troupe and Ah Nyeint UPI U Ba Than Journalist Author, “History of Journalism in Burma” Dhammika U Ba Than Retired Colonel Author, “Roots of […]

Toastmaster

Brief history First club founded at Santa Ana, California, USA in 1924. My journey to DTM Every new member is provided a mentor. I was fortunate to have a Double DTM as my mentor. I completed both the Communication track and Leadership track to become a DTM. Communication […]

Principles

Broadcast on September 7, 2020 Principia Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophyby Sir Isaac NewtonCovers Newton’s Laws of Motion Principles of Mathematics by Bertrand RussellCovers Mathematics and Logic e.g. Similarities Principia Mathematica by Whitehead and RussellUsed by “Logic Theorist” (early AI Program by Newell, Shaw and Simon) Principles in […]

Schools

Broadcast on September 9, 2020 Education Formal Education Compulsory Education Primary Optional Education Preschool / Nursery KG (Kindergarten) Vocational and Technical schools College University Learning Environment Philosophy Learning Spaces Classroom Teacher Student Language of instruction English Vernacular (Burmese) Anglo-Vernacular (English and Burmese) Curriculum and Syllabus Prescribed texts … […]

Medical Pioneers

Broadcast on September 6, 2020 References “Who’s who in Health and Medicine in Myanmar?” by Dr. Mya Tu (Founder of BMRI) and Daw Khin Thet Hta “Pioneers of Medicine in Myanmar” by Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint “A Tribute to Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw-Myint” Ppresent for 70th birthday […]