"tekkatho" means “university” in Pali.
eTekkatho, is a not-for-profit project committed to providing a free digital library of research, teaching and learning resources to today’s students, academics and librarians in Myanmar (Burma). The eTekkatho digital library contains key educational resources specially collected to support teaching and research in Myanmar.
We select the best global open educational resources and adapt them so that they can work anywhere, even in places with little or no internet connection.
We are a virtual collaboration between the Tekkatho Foundation and our participating partner institutions in Myanmar. The library content is selected to support the national curriculum curricula and ethos of our partner universities and institutions.
Alongside providing a free digital library, we also run programmes of training to librarians, educators and students where we introduce people of all ages in Myanmar to using the eTekkatho library, self-study and basic computer (IT) skills.
Over 10000 people have attended an eTekkatho training course… so far
About the team
- May Thet Khine Nyein, eTekkatho Project Manager
- Celia Russell, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
- Susan Noble, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
- Paul Murphy, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
- May Tha Hla, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
- Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
- Ed Nash, Tekkatho Foundation Trustee
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The eTekkatho is a not-for-profit project funded by the Tekkatho Foundation and supported by a grants from Omidyar Network and Learning Equality .
The project was set up with support from the Open Society Foundations, the University of Manchester and the British Council.
Our work is far from over, with your support we can not only continue to provide our current service levels, but also add more partner universities and community libraries to the eTekkatho network- to do this we need volunteer support and funding.