The National Association of Teachers conducted 6th Conference last weekend at the City Hall.
Asmara, 8 July 2013 – The National Association of Teachers conducted 6th Conference last weekend at the City Hall.
Mr. Isaac Tesfagiorgis, Chairman of the Association, indicated that it has been working on priority basis as regards improving teachers’ wellbeing on the basis of enhancing relations with stakeholders, besides the efforts made to expand international relations through taking part in conferences in Sudan, the DRC, Brazil and South Africa. He further outlined the current challenges of the Association, and called on the members to demonstrate hard work in their career and be committed to national development programs and organizational objectives.
The participants of the conference conducted in-depth discussion on the working constitutions of the Association following the presentation of financial report, and adopted decision to make further focus on youth teachers, while it allowed them to become members without any fee.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mehari Mengisteab, Director of the Minister’s Office in the Ministry of Education, noted the Association’s longstanding nature and the role of research and education in the nation-building process. He further called on the members to strive to popularize the values of the teaching profession.
Furthermore, the participants elected a management committee that would serve for 3 years.