Established in 1958, University of Asmara (UOA) was the only hub for pursuing higher educational opportunities in Eritrea. In 2004, however, the Government of the State of Eritrea mandated a resolution to expand the opportunities of higher education in the country thereby to abridge the widely exaggerated difference between the demand for educated human resource and the limited capacity of Asmara University had to cater. Continue reading National Commission for Higher Education: Efforts for Excelling Qualification Horizons→
Professor Taddese Mehari, Executive Director of the Commission of Higher Education, described the vigorous efforts that are being exerted to strengthen the institutions of Higher Education in the county to ensure provision of quality education as well as enhance their research capabilities.
To meet the growing demand for trained workforce in the country, the Eritrean government hired 35 Kenyan University lectureres, Associate Professors and Professors. These expatriates have already arrived in the country and start their duty in the seven institutions of higher education.
Eritrean envoy to Kenya, Ambassador Beyene Russom, said his government picked Kenyans because the country has some of the best-trained manpower in the region.
On behalf of the Government of Eritrea, the National Board for Higher Education (NBHE) hired Magtech Inspiration Centre and Toolkit Institute to implement the recruitment process.
NBHE has an excellent working relation with some of Kenya’s top Universities. Under the 2012 cooperation agreement between NBHE and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), more than a dozenEritreans are taking part in a PhD and Masters program for lecturers at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Continue reading Eritrea Hires 35 Kenyan Lecturers→
Representatives of the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) and the Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS) have made a study trip to Eritrea in October last year to access the conditions of higher educations in the country as well as to honor recognition if they met the standards and criterion.