Home National Education Congress held
National Education Congress held PDF Print E-mail

Education congress which convenes every year at country level was held from 4-6 September 2011 in Oromia Regional State, Adama town.

Before the plenary meeting in the above mentioned dates participants were divided among three groups to discuss on General Education, Technical and Vocational Education and Training as well as Higher Education sectors. Then after, State Ministers of the respective sectors have presented their conclusive report to the congress. Ethiopian Teachers Association has presented its report to the congress on successes made and problems encountered in attaining its stated objectives.

More than 800 participants of the congress were representatives from House of peoples’ Representatives, Prime Minister’s office, Regional Education Bureaus, University Presidents, Commissioners of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Agencies, Regional Teachers’ Associations, Teachers, Students’ representatives and development partners.

Commenced by opening speech of Mr.Abdulaziz Mohammed, Deputy Chief of State of Oromia Regional State & chaired by His Excellence Mr.Demeke Mekonnen, Minister of Education of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the congress participants’ have committed to work hard in providing quality education by implementing the quality improvement six programs already underway.

On the occasion, supervisors, school directors, teachers, students and relevant partners including Ethiopian Teachers Association have taken an award from the hands of the Minister of Education for their achievement and contribution in providing education to Ethiopian citizens.