Tag Archives: Eritrea Education

2nd Professional Forum: ‘Understanding Eritrea Higher Education Strategies’

BY ERITREA EMBASSY MEDIA

On the occasion of Eritrea’s 26th Independence Anniversary, Embassy of the State of Eritrea to UK & Ireland organized the 2nd Professional Forum on Saturday 6th May 2017 in London UK. Continue reading 2nd Professional Forum: ‘Understanding Eritrea Higher Education Strategies’

Eritrea: Construction of College of Science Nearing Completion

Construction of a USD $25 million new Science College building complex within the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) is now 90% complete. Thank you China!

BY SHABAIT

In line with an agreement reached between the Governments of Eritrea and the People’s Republic of China in 2014, a new College of Science is being constructed at the cost of USD 25 million and that 90% of the construction activities have so far been finalized. Continue reading Eritrea: Construction of College of Science Nearing Completion

Eritrea: Growing Higher Education Opportunity

In less than 13 years, the Eritrean government built seven new colleges throughout the country that provides 55 first degree, 55 diploma and 20 post-graduate programs.

BY SHABAIT

Professor Tadese Mehari, Executive Director of Higher Education Commission, said that student enrolment in higher education institutions is witnessing growth.

He explained that following the establishment of colleges in 2004 the number of students enrolled in higher education institutions has increased from 1,200 to 5,000 and that the total number of College students has risen from 5,000 to 14,000. Continue reading Eritrea: Growing Higher Education Opportunity

Education and Human Resources Development in Eritrea (Part 2)

Linking education to human resources development is a challenge and creating an enabling environment for the linkage to be more meaningful and sustainable is equally challenging.

BY DR ARAYA HABTE | SHABAIT

Further and Higher Education

This is an overarching academic and professional education and training provision leading to the award of certificates, diplomas and degrees. The Government recognizes higher education as a key level in the education system. To this end, several new Colleges, Schools (Orotta School of Medicine, Law School etc.) and the Eritrea Institute of Technology were built to offer 1st degrees (and Graduate Studies in certain cases) in various fields of vital importance to the development of the country. The existing tertiary level institutes /colleges are making steady progress although much needs to be done to expand and improve them. Continue reading Education and Human Resources Development in Eritrea (Part 2)

Preventing Cultural Genocide With the Mother Tongue Policy In Eritrea

Eritrea has implemented the mother tongue policy nationwide to prevent cultural genocide within its nine different ethnic groups. But what are the impact of such language policies and practices on children’s learning? (Photo: UNICEF)

By Thomas C Mountain,

The small East African nation of Eritrea has implemented the Mother Tongue policy nationwide to prevent cultural genocide within its nine different ethnic groups.

This is done by educating all children in tribal environments in their mother tongue until literacy at grade 5. By making sure that the ethnic minorities learn to read and write in their mother tongue the Eritrean Government is making sure that their culture survives as well for without ones language one cannot practice your culture. Continue reading Preventing Cultural Genocide With the Mother Tongue Policy In Eritrea

Eritrea Education, Youth Migration: Challenges and Opportunities

By Embassy Media,

Diversity Resource International (DRI) a UK based leadership, management and research centre, organised a seminar in partnership with the University of Brighton and Halhale College of Business and Economics on Eritrea Education, Youth Migration, Challenges and Opportunities at the Business School of Brighton.

The speakers provide insight into the challenges and opportunities for the higher education in Eritrea, and share some real life case studies and discuss the most pressing issues which the country is facing today. Continue reading Eritrea Education, Youth Migration: Challenges and Opportunities