November 25, 2020

Continued Education and Skills Development

Continued Education and Skills Development

By Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion | Late last week, 55 Eritrean civil servants and internal auditors completed an 11-day workshop which broadly focused on internal auditing skills. The workshop, held in Asmara and featuring males and females from all regions of the country, was co-organized by the Eritrean Center for Organizational Excellence and the Office of the Auditor-General. The workshop’s programs and courses were developed, directed, and delivered by a number of high-level professionals and experts possessing considerable local and international experience. In addition to helping develop effective internal auditing skills of participants, the workshop led to the design of a five-year strategic plan for integrating auditing units within all government institutions, tentatively called the “2021-2025 Strategic Plan”. The successful conclusion of the recent auditing workshop provides a useful and timely opportunity to reflect upon the general importance of auditing, as well as recall several of the broad benefits associated with continued training and education. Read more

October 17, 2020

Adi-Keih College of Business and Social Science...

Adi-Keih College of Business and Social Science graduates 620 students

Asmara, 17 October 2020 – The College of Business and Social Science located in Adi-Keih graduated today, 17 October, in a virtual setting, 620 students in 1st Degrees and Diplomas, of which 47% are females. At its 13th commencement, the college conferred 1st Degrees to 244, and Diplomas to 376 graduates in economics, business administration, law, archeology and other disciplines in the Humanities.  In cooperation with the National Prison and Rehabilitation Center, the College of Business and Social Science also graduated 6 prisoners in 1st Degree and Diplomas. Read more

September 9, 2020

International Literacy Day: A Look at Eritrea’s...

International Literacy Day: A Look at Eritrea’s Progress

by Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion
Yesterday, September 8th, International Literacy Day (ILD) was recognized and celebrated around the world. While the global Covid-19 crisis meant that ILD events were different than usual, the day remained an opportunity to focus on literacy and education globally. The roots of ILD date back to 1965, when the idea was first conceived at the “World Conference of Ministers of Education on the Eradication of Illiteracy” held in Tehran, Iran. The following year, ILD was founded by a proclamation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), “to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights.” Then in 1967, the first ILD was celebrated. Thereafter, on every September 8th since 1967, ILD has been celebrated in countries around the world with the aim of highlighting the importance of literacy in our daily lives, bringing awareness to the many and significant issues around illiteracy, and advancing the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable world. Read more

September 5, 2020

Expansion of digital libraries and technology supported pedagogy

Asmara, 05 September 2020 – The Ministry of Education is aggressively pursuing installation of audio-visual facilities and digital libraries in all Middle and High Schools to bolster quality of education.

According to the Ministry, the project is initially launched at the Central Region and taps on the support of the community, Rora Digital Library, other stakeholders and the Diaspora. Read more

September 20, 2019

Ministry of Education: Activity assessment meeting

Ministry of Education: Activity assessment meeting

Asmara, 20 September 2019- The Ministry of Education organized annual activity assessment meeting on 19 and 20 September here in the capital Asmara.

Indicating that the objective of conducting assessment meeting is to identify strengths and challenges encountered and give due attention to find solution for the bottlenecks, Mr. Petros Hailemariam representing the Minister of Education called on the participants to forward constructive ideas. Read more

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