29 December 2012

Angola: Minister Highlights Rehabilitation of Infrastructures in 2012

Luanda — The Angolan minister of Education, Pinda Simão, on Friday in Luanda pointed the rehabilitation of schooling infrastructures and the recruitment of new teachers as being among the great deeds of the sector in the year 2012.

The official made this statement at the yearend greetings ceremony with his staffs, in which he also reminded that in 2012 the Education Ministry built and rehabilitated several educational institutions all over the country.

"In 2012, the Ministry proceeded with the programme of refurbishing schools. With the schools having the conditions to function in the best way possible, we've created libraries in secondary schools with technical vocation", he explained.

Pinda Simão also informed that this year was concluded the recruitment process of 18.663 teachers and for next year the institution intends to increase the number.

He also admitted that with the number of the population growing there is a need to expand the schooling network, having also disclosed that in 2012 the Education Ministry started implementing the programme of Information and Communication Technologies in secondary schooling.

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