Southern Red Sea Region: Ministry Strives To Improve The Capacity Of Boarding Schools

In an assessment meeting it held, the branch office of Education Ministry in the Southern Red Sea region is exerting strenuous efforts to improve the capacity of boarding and semi-boarding schools. Assab, 19 September 2010 – In an assessment meeting it held, the branch office of Education Ministry in the Southern Red Sea region is exerting strenuous efforts to improve the capacity of boarding and semi-boarding schools.

The head of the branch office, Mr. Abdella Mohammed, disclosed that student enrollment especially that of female students is showing improvement during the meeting in which directors, supervisors and teachers took part. He also stressed the importance of society's contribution to further strengthen the participation of students.

Noting that the adult education schools which have been catering to students aged 9 to 14 years for three years, Mr. Abdella indicated that a plan has been outlined to provide educational opportunity for children who have passed their academic years due to nomadic lifestyle.

Accordingly, new schools would be constructed in the sub-zones of Ara’ata and Southern Denkalia as well as administrative regions of Harsile, Abo and Beilul in the sub-zone of Central Denkalia.

The participants on their part adopted a number of resolutions and recommendations including special treatment of students who have health problems, provision of trainings to upgrade teachers’ capacity and enhanced participation of the society.