Higher Educational Institutions In North Gonder Prepare Students For Rural

Higher Educational Institutions In North Gonder Prepare Students For Rural

Development Tasks

 

 

   Gonder, March 02, 2002 (WIC)- Four Institutions of Higher learning in North Gonder zone

   said they were offering their students with training geared towards helping them contribute to

   rural development undertakings.

 

   Ato Gizachew Ashagre, Deputy Dean of the Gonder Medical Science University and Ato Lakew

   Kebede, Administration and Development Deputy Dean of the Gonder Teachers College told

   Walta that their students were receiving orientation courses so as to arm them with the

   necessary psychological disposition for their rural development assignments. The orientation

   courses, they said, were also being supported with attachment programes that would expose

   them to typical rural life and setting, in the environs of their respective institutions.   

 

   Meanwhile the Heads of the Debre Tabor Nurses Training Institute and the Woretta

   Intermediate Agricultural, Technical and Vocational College said they have redesigned the

   curricula of their respective institutions to meet the demands of the health and agricultural

   sectors, as outlined in the country's new rural development policy and strategy.

 

   Close to 10,000 students are currently enrolled in all the four higher education institutions in

   the zone, it was learnt.