APEF is the Asia Peace and Education Foundation. It is one of PDO High School’s education projects. The target area is not in Mandalay. The objective of APEF is to improve minimum standard of monastic schools and to develop the Monastic Education System (MES) in informal education sectors. Target areas are Pyapon, Bogalay, Mawlamyaing Gyun and the Delta Region (Ayawaddi Division).

The main goal is to rebuild and refurbish a number of school buildings, and conduct training sessions as follows:
  • teacher training for monastic teachers (CCA and RWCT);
  • administration training for principals and school administrators
  • follow up programs, like mentoring, monitoring and evaluation to reach monastic schools;
  • organizing conferences for teachers’ trainers and monastic teachers.