Bako, June 26, 2002 (WIC)- Preparations have reportedly been finalized to introduce ethical
education in formal education curriculum in Ethiopia.
Ethical Education Project Manager with the Civil Service Reform Sub-Program, Teshale
Gebremariam told WIC today that the preparation of text books in ethical education for
students in the primary schools and higher education level would be finalized within the
He said consultation fora would be organized later this year for professionals on the
curriculum and content of the books.
The content at primary schools will focus among others on traditional values and fighting
harmful traditional practices, he added.
According to Teshale the ethical education at secondary schools will give more attention to
the concept of ethics, decision making and promoting traditional values of the country.
He added that the overall objective of the education is to nurture work ethics in the country
and fighting corruption.
In a related development Teshale said preparations were also finalized to offer on job ethics
education to civil service employees.