6 November 2013

Angola: Higher Education Recorded Significant Progress - Official

The progresses recorded in Angola's Higher Education sector since the country won the National Independence 38 years ago was highlighted on Tuesday in Luanda by the incumbent minister Adão do Nascimento .

Adão do Nascimento was speaking to the press on the fringes of the presentation and analysis of the National Youth Programme for 2014/2017.

The official stated on the occasion that the results are clearly visible in the higher education sector that has recorded an increase in the number of specialists in various areas trained during the period in respect and who are serving in a brilliant way and contributing to the country's development.

"Higher education is one of the sectors that has evolved a lot, with visible results, in personnel and technicians in various areas," he stated.

The official who would not add figures, said the country recorded a rise in its higher education institutions network , teachers and students.

On the other hand, Adão do Nascimento spoke of the need for better organisation of the higher education sub-system, its conditions and management.

"In celebrating one more anniversary of the proclamation of the National Independence, looking at what has been done, we are satisfied, but we are aware of what we have to improve and the effort we must make to get the best results to correspond to demand from the population and many youths who seek higher training," the minister stated.

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