Daw Ja Htoi Pan
Deputy Union Minister
Daw Ja Htoi Pan serves as the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government, Myanmar. Daw Ja Htoi Pan received her Graduate Degree in “Social Anthropology of Learning and Cognition” from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a Master’s Degree in Anthropology from the Northern Illinois University in the United States. Prior to her appointment under the National Unity Government, she served as the Director of School of Intensive English Programs (IEP) based in Maijaryang, Kachin State. Later on, she acted as the Director of Institute of Liberal Arts and Science in Kachinland College. She also worked as the Associate Director of Kachinland Research Center. Throughout her career, she had published scholarly articles in international research journals. She was also involved in the process of drafting Kachin State educational policy and developing curriculum based on the mother language.
Dr. Sai Khaing Myo Tun
Deputy Union Minister
Dr. Sai Khaing Myo Tun received his BA Hons. in International Relations in 2000 and MA in International Relations in 2002 both from the University of Yangon. In 2008, he received another Master’s Degree in International Development from the Nagoya University in Japan. He then received his Ph.D. in International Development in the year 2011. He started working as a Professor at a University from 2002, and in 2016, he worked as a Guest Professor for the University of Vienna in Austria. He also delivered many lectures on Political Science and policy related courses in domestic community-based organizations and political organizations. In addition, he had written many scholarly papers and articles at home and abroad. He was also actively involved in the educational reforms as well as the formation of labour’ union and educators’ union respectively. In 2019, he served as the President for Yangon Division Employers and Employees Judicial Affairs until the recent military coup. Prior to the coup, he was also working as a Professor at the Department of International Relations in Yangon University of Foreign Languages.