Angola: Education Reform Contributes to Increase in Classrooms

Luanda — The number of classrooms has grown throughout the education reform process, being implemented since 2004, for the number of classrooms in 2010 reached 53,596, whereas before the new system the number was 27,276, representing a average growth of 96,4 per cent.

The information comes on a document of the Education Ministry on the assessment of the implementation of the education reform.

According to the document, with the new system there has been an increase in the number of students passing to the next grade in all levels, as well as an improvement in the overall teaching system.

"The education reform in progress in the country must be understood as a complex process which implies a huge, desirable and valid change to the system that was in force since 1978 to a new education system that was approved through the law number 13/01 (of December 2001), and being implemented since 2004 (...)", reads the document.

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