9% growth in student participation and 2.6% in expansion of schools has been registered in comparison to last year thanks to the continuous efforts made to spread equal educational opportunities.
Keren, 7 September 2011- 9% growth in student participation and 2.6% in expansion of schools has been registered in comparison to last year thanks to the continuous efforts made to spread equal educational opportunities.
In an annual meeting held in the town of Keren, the head of the Education Ministry’s branch office in the region, Mr. Bokretsion Habtemichael, said that efforts made to improve the participation of students have registered satisfactory outcome. He further pointed out that the participation of female students has also gained momentum in addition to the student-centered learning-teaching method playing due contribution towards this end.
In the meeting, discussions were held as regards the late arrival of teachers at the beginning of the academic year, the scattered habitation of the students, and the need for tutorial classes in the grade of 8-11th, as well as the need for secondary school in Kerkebt sub-zone.
The participants of the meeting on their part called on concerned parties to solve the problem of drops outs, renovation of schools, and urged for continuous parental supervision and special care for over-age students.
There are a total of 273 schools in Anseba region ranging from kindergarten to secondary level in addition to 310 adult education centers and 20 centers for over-age students.