Yangon Institute of Education

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Yangon University of Education
ရန်ကုန် ပညာရေး တက္ကသိုလ်
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အားလုံးဆောင်ရွက်၊ အားလုံးတွက်တည့် (Burmese)

All for All
Type public
Established 1931
Rector Dr. Aye Aye Myint
Students 27000
Undergraduates 2000
Postgraduates 23000
Location Kamayut 11041, Yangon,
Yangon Region, Myanmar
Affiliations Ministry of Education
Website yioe.edu.mm
Yangon Institute of Education

The Yangon University of Education (also the University of Education, Yangon; Burmese: ရန်ကုန် ပညာရေး တက္ကသိုလ် [jàɴɡòʊɴ pjɪ̀ɴɲàjé tɛʔkəθò]), located in Kamayut, Yangon, is the premier university of education in Myanmar. Primarily a teacher training college, the institute offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in education to the country's prospective primary, secondary and tertiary school teachers. Its training high school known as TTC is considered one of the best high schools in the country.


The institute began as the Department of Education under Rangoon University (Yangon University) in 1924, and in 1931 became a separate college, still under Rangoon University as the Teacher's Training College (TTC).[1] It became an independent institute in 1964.[2] Until very recently,[when?] all educational colleges throughout the country were under the Yangon University of Education.

Affiliated universities and colleges[edit]

Along with the Sagaing Institute of Education, the Yangon University of Education is affiliated with 22 educational colleges located throughout the country.[3]


The departments can be grouped into three categories: Education departments, Academic Departments,and Administration departments. Education departments include:

  • Educational psychology department
  • Department of Educational Test and Measurement
  • Department of Educational Technology
  • Department of Educational philosophy
  • Department of Educational Leadership
  • Department of Methodology
  • Department of Educational Leadership
  • Department of Educational Research
  • Department of school health
  • Department of Physical Education

Academic Departments include:


  1. ^ "CGE Tour to Myanmar" (PDF). CGE. 2004-10-05. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  2. ^ Dr. Mya Aye, Rector, Mandalay University (2008-10-13). "University Governance in Myanmar" (PDF). South-East Asia Ministers of Education. 
  3. ^ "Education in Myanmar". Yangon City Development Committee. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  4. ^ "Administration_Yangon University of Education". YUOE Administration department. Retrieved 2015-12-08.