18 December 2012

Angola: Education Registers Exponential Growth in 2012

Luanda — Angola witnessed in 2012 a great schooling expansion with an increase of classrooms at every level in the country and reduction of expatriate teachers, as well as adjustment of specialties to the needs of the market.

This information was provided by the Ministry of Education's Human Resources Department director, Ramiro João, when speaking to ANGOP about the performance of the sector in 2012 and informed also that education has a dynamic system and cannot train people just for the sake of training, but it has to meet the needs according to the national and international market.

Thus, these aspects cause a positive assessment of this year.

Without highlighting the specific data, the source informed that more than 52 high schools were built in the country, while the number of schools and universities continue to increase.

Ramiro João stressed also that the Ministry of Education has a project to fight illiteracy in the country, so that those who did not have the opportunity to go to school learn how to read and write, being this move another benefit of the system.

To the human resources department director, currently any citizen has the opportunity to learn how to read and write.

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