The Ministry of Education branch in the Central region organized a six month activity assessment meeting on 7 March here in the capital.
Asmara, 08 March 2019 – The Ministry of Education branch in the Central region organized a six month activity assessment meeting on 7 March here in the capital.
At the assessment meeting in which heads of various branches of the Ministry of Education, the D.G. of the Department of Social Services in the Central region, members of regional assembly, committees of parents took part, seven sub zones as well as private vocational training centers presented their report.
At the event, briefings were delivered and assessment was conducted on the strengths and weaknesses witnessed in the last six months of the academic year, competence of students, level and cause of students school dropouts, as well as on the quality of educational institutions and challenges encountered.
According to report, in the Central region the rate of passing to the next level was over 93% in elementary, 86% in junior and 81% in high school. It was also indicated that the rate of students’ school dropout was over 1% in elementary and junior schools and 4% in secondary education.
Regarding the constraints, report indicated that three sub zones, namely Gala-Nefhi, Berik and Serejaka sub zones suffered inadequate number of teachers, lack of adequate infrastructure as well as lack of trainings to newly assigned teachers.
Participants conducted discussions and adopted recommendations including supporting students that registered poor outcome, alleviation of transportation problems, and deployment of qualified teachers among others.