Addis Ababa July 23/2020 Ministry of Training disclosed that it’s finalizing preparations to present supplies, together with tablets, to all excessive faculties within the coming tutorial yr.
In an unique interview with ENA, State Minister of Training Million Matewos mentioned the tablets would assist to make the faculties facilities of excellence and coaching locations for elementary faculties within the neighborhoods.
COVID-19 defending supplies might be supplied to all faculties in collaboration with Ministry of Well being when the federal government decides the resumption of colleges, he added.
“The first two months of reopening of schools will be used to compensate for the missed lessons in the second half of the year. All peoples have to be aware that the 2020/2021academic year will not be the usual year in all ways,” the state minster famous.
Million confused the necessity for collaboration and involvement of stakeholders within the effort to create conducive educating and studying surroundings because the variety of college students in a category might be lowered from the earlier ones and extra lessons might be wanted in post-COVID-19 surroundings.
Following the outbreak of COVID-19 the ministry has taken numerous measures to proceed the teaching-learning course of.
Makes an attempt have been made to tackle uncovered parts on-line, by TV and radio in main cities and concrete areas of the nation, the state minister mentioned.
As greater than 80 % of the inhabitants lives within the countryside it has change into tough to present on-line educating, he added.
“Responding to the spread of the pandemic, the government took immediate measures. The closure of schools on one hand is a positive response to contain the disease as many other countries did. As a result more than 26 million students were affected,” Million acknowledged.
The state minister mentioned “the ministry will in the future strengthen use of radio for teaching as the majority of the population lives in rural areas.”