9 January 2013

Angola: Privately-Owned Schools Barred From Changing Rules

Luanda — The Ministry of Education Tuesday in Luanda barred the managements of privately-owned education institutions from making any alterations to internal regulations without prior authorisation from concerned authorities.

This is contained in an Education Ministry's note that reached Angop on Tuesday.

According to the source that mentions a Presidential Decree, privately-run education institutions are also barred from denying enrolment on grounds of lack of payment of December fees by students who attended transition classes.

They are also barred from charging in anticipation the February fees for the following academic year, against the internal regulation established by the concerned authorities.

The Education Ministy also warns that those of fail to comply with the above Presidential Decree will be involved in punishable infringements.

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