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Understanding Eritrea’s Educational Development

Eritrea developed educational policy on top priority of national development
Eritrea developed educational policy on top priority of national development which demands the emergence of new class of trained youth blended with disciplined mind and skill instead of raw graduation. Despite the strenuous efforts made by the government in the development arena, the self-reliance in human resources has not yet been achieved.

By Fikrejesus Amahazion, Ph.D,

According to UNESCO, education is a fundamental human right and is essential for the exercise of all other human rights. Education also promotes individual freedom and empowerment, and is a critical factor for economic growth and broad development. Around the world, millions of children and adults remain deprived of education, many as a result of poverty.

A young, low-income country located in the fractious Horn of Africa (HoA) region, Eritrea has prioritized education as a key pillar within its national policy and broader framework for development, socio-economic growth, and poverty alleviation. Continue reading Understanding Eritrea’s Educational Development

Eritrea and Its Season of Academic Harvest

Tertiary education in Eritrea, just like primary and secondary education, is fully subsidized by the government with no tuition and accommodation fees and is expanding at a relatively rapid pace.

By TesfaNews,

SUMMER is a season of multi-disciplinary harvest in the Eritrean academic calendar as thousands of Eritrean children graduate and celebrate their achievements from the various Colleges, Institutes and Technical Schools in the country.

Working on a priority basis in a bid to promote educational outreach through its “Education for All” policy, the Eritrean government rendered 45 percent of its annual budget to provide absolutely FREE education service to all its citizens up to the tertiary level with the ultimate goal of promoting social and economic development through Education.  Continue reading Eritrea and Its Season of Academic Harvest