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30 August 2010

Every year Education Congress meeting is held being lead by the Federal Ministry of Education.
This year’s education congress was held from 20-21 July 2010 in Bahir Dar city, capital of Amhara regional state, located in northern part of Ethiopia.

Attendees to the congress were representatives from prime ministers’ office, parliament, various departments from Ministry of Education, Regional Education Bureax, Technical and vocational education and training, university presidents, Ethiopian Teachers Association-country and regional representatives, and other invited civil society representatives working on education.

Ethiopian Teachers Association, as usual, presented its report to the congress regarding achievements made and challenges encountered in attaining its objectives.
During the conference, the next five year draft Education Sector Development Program was discussed and ETA and its regional branches expressed their concern of the benefits of teachers to motivate them inorder to implement the ambitious plan of attaining 100% EFA goal of universal primary education at the end of the plan.
Finally, the ministry has awarded school principals, supervisors, teachers and stakeholders who have exceeded in their activities. ETA is one among the stakeholders which have received the award. ETA welcomes the motivation provided by the ministry and works in collaboration in the future.