31 December 2012

Angola: Institutional Development Plan a UKB Gain in 2012

Benguela — The approval of the Institutional Development Plan until 2023 by the management of the Katyavala Bwila University (UKB) is one of the main gains obtained by the Angolan second academic region this year, Angop learned Sunday here.

The information was released by UKB chancellor, Albano Ferreira, during a ceremony of yearend compliments.

The official stressed that the Institutional Development Plan is part of the organisation and aims at setting the guidelines, objectives, goals and indicators on the evolution of the institution until 2023.

He said the UKB in 2012 recorded a rate of accomplishment of planned tasks above 95 percent.

The chancellor mentioned as gains in the year in respect the new infrastructures accommodating the faculties of Medicine, Law, Economics and the Higher Polytechnic Institute, in central Benguela province and the Higher Institute of Education Sciences in Sumbe (central KwanzaSul province ).

The official also mentioned the opening of two post-graduate courses in law and master degree in pre-school education, in Benguela and Sumbe, respectively.

Other gains mentioned by the official include the establishment and relevant progress of the technological bases for the creation and expansion of a computers network at the Higher Polytechnic Institute and at the Faculty of Medicine.

He stated that the participation of teachers and students in local and foreign events also marked the ending year 2012, coupled with the start of implementation of new practices regarding administrative, financial, patrimony, human resources, academic and scientific management.

For the year 2013, the source added, the UKB is planning to admit more teachers and workers through public tenders and study the possibility of opening new courses.

Albano Vicente Ferreira received yearend complements from his aides, teachers, students and guests.

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