18 January 2013

Angola: Ministry Assesses Education Reform

Luanda-The Ministry of Education is currently in the process of assessing the results of the implementation of the education reform, Angop learned.

The information was released Thursday in Luanda by the secretary of State for Education, Ana Paula Inês, during a meeting for discussion and assessment, within the specialised commission of the National Assembly (Angolan Parliament), of the State Budget for 3013.

According to the official, the Ministry of Education is currently in the process of assessing the implementation of the ongoing education reform.

Ana Paula Inês assured that the Ministry of Education will publicly present the results of the said reform.

"After conclusion of the assessment, we will be in a position and with more security to present what we have attained, the constraints we have encountered and the improvements we can still reach," she said.

The announcement of the result of the implementation of the new instrument of management of education in the country comes nine months after it was launched as a test in 2004.

The education system reform approved by the Cabinet Council in December 2001 includes new divisions of levels, alterations to the students evaluation system, creation of new subjects and reformulation of curricula.

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