By Ngor Arol Garang
May 3, 2012 (MALAKAL) – South Sudan has pledged to implement a policy to improve the country’s education system the Minister of Higher Education said on Wednesday.
South Sudanese school children (BBC/Simon Murphy)
Minister Peter Adwok Nyaba made the remarks live on the South Sudan Television and Radio (SSTV), shortly after participating in a workshop bringing together stakeholders drawn from various higher learning institutions across South Sudan.
The workshop attracted participants from public institutions such as the universities of Juba, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile, Bahr el Ghazal, Rumbek and the University of Dr. John Garang as well as private higher learning institutions.
Speaking at the meeting, Nyaba said the Ministry of Education will improve the quality of higher and tertiary education and training. He explained that higher and tertiary education will cover Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), professional education, university education, as well as research education in South Sudan.
Nyaba explained that TVET is a unique system that caters for the training in technical, vocational knowledge and skills from apprenticeships to managerial levels, as enshrined in the Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan and Skills Qualification Framework.
He disclosed that the ministry will establish
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