The Education Ministry will reinforce efforts to upgrade efficiency of education and transfer of knowledge as well as to achieve set targets, an annual assessment meeting conducted by the Ministry from 12 to 14 January at the Counseling, Training and Examination Center underlined. Asmara, 15 January 2012 – The Education Ministry will reinforce efforts to upgrade efficiency of education and transfer of knowledge as well as to achieve set targets, an annual assessment meeting conducted by the Ministry from 12 to 14 January at the Counseling, Training and Examination Center underlined.
Noting that the Government has given and still continues to give priority attention to education with the view to produce productive human resource able to play a constructive role in the national development programs, the Minister of Education Mr. Semere Russom declared, in a speech he delivered at the meeting, that education institutions will upgrade their function in quality in 2012 whilst maintaining the successes thus far achieved.
The meeting assessed that preparation of text books, reinforcing school pedagogy and training human resource conducted in 2011 have recorded noteworthy achievements while efforts are required to improve the modus operandi and procedures of preparing questions in the 8th grade national general exams, improving the command of spoken and written English, offering higher learning opportunities for nationals that engage in cultural and artistic vocations, as well as in improving the teaching methodologies for productive outcome.
Participants on their part presented various recommendations among which include the need to train students with high points at the Teachers’ Training Center in order to produce competent teachers, giving performance appraisals to outstanding teachers, to increase in number and quality school supervisors and others.
In regards future action programs, the assessment meeting revealed that the Ministry will be working towards equipping schools with standard facilities in order to ensure efficiency of education, increasing of student participation in technical and vocational skills, upgrading vocational skills of teachers and school administrators, encouraging the distribution and development of adult education programs, increasing community involvement in education as well as investments and others.