Training being offered to 2,187 teachers



 Training being offered to 2,187 teachers




   Addis Ababa, August 25, 2001 (ENA) - A vocational training of trainers (TOT), meant to

   facilitate the technical and vocational training due to be launched as of next Ethiopian

   academic year, was being offered to 2,187 secondary school teachers, the Ministry of

   Education said.


   Technical and vocational teachers training senior expert with the ministry, Asrat Mulat, told

   ENA recently that the teachers would offer technical and vocational training to grade 10



   Eighty-eight per cent of the trainees were diploma holders, Asrat said. 


   He said the TOT was being conducted at the Adama, Bahir Dar and Makalle colleges as well as

   the Addis Ababa University. 


   Over 13 million birr has been allocated for the training, which is being given by professionals

   drawn from the ministry and private organizations, the expert said. 


   The training was expected to be completed late August this year, he said.