Secondary Schools In SNNPS To Start Programmes Along New Education Policy
ADDIS ABABA, September 6 (WIC) – Some 60 Senior Secondary Schools in the South Ethiopia Nations, Nationalities and People's (SNNPS) State will start implementing the new curriculum and education system based on Ethiopia's new education policy, the State's Education Bureau disclosed.
Ato Girma Bekele, Public Relation Head at the Bureau said 20 schools will start offering students with programmes and vocational training that will prepare them for higher learning institutions.
Under a temporary arrangement, the rest of the schools will train students in 26 various vocational fields, including in business, home economics, agriculture and construction.
Ato Girma said that about 1,000 teachers have been trained and various textbooks in the different fields of study have been published, in preparation for the programmes.
The head, however, indicated that students in some 21 secondary schools, which are not still equipped with appropriate materials for the implementation of the new curriculum, are to be relocated to other schools.