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Eritrea Education Minister Introduced to Finnish Education

minister-russom visiting Finnish Education
“Education has an important role when it comes to social justice”, said Eritrean Minister of Education, Semere Russom on Wednesday at the “Reaching Quality Education Together – Vision for Finnish-Eritrean Cooperation” seminar, organised by Finn Church Aid, CIMO, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Finnish Ministry of Education.

By Finn Church Aid (FCA),

The Eritrean Minister of Education, Semere Russom, and his delegation visited Finland this week at the invitation of Finn Church Aid (FCA). Minister Russom had meetings with Finnish education officials, representatives of Finnish universities and other actors from the education sector.

The Minister also visited the vocational education provider Omnia, and the Saunalahti primary school in Espoo. Finn Church Aid is supporting the development of teacher training in Eritrea.

“Many Finnish pedagogic practices are applicable to Eritrean schools. For example team teaching, special needs education and more individualised vocational training”, said Minister Russom. Continue reading Eritrea Education Minister Introduced to Finnish Education

University of Eastern Finland to Develop Learning Environments in Eritrea

ICT4EEDU – a project funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to strengthen the capacity of information and communication technologies of higher educational institutions in Eritrea

By University of Eastern Finland (UEF),

The Strengthening ICT in Education in Eritrea project run by the University of Eastern Finland School of Computing enhances the use of information and communication technology and develops learning environments at Eritrean Institute of Technology, EIT.

The selection of courses offered for the EIT staff will be expanded during this February. This week, a course focusing on the production of digital educational materials was launched, and next week will witness the beginning of a course focusing on the technical aspects of learning environments and the distribution of digital materials. Continue reading University of Eastern Finland to Develop Learning Environments in Eritrea