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National Commission for Higher Education: Efforts for Excelling Qualification Horizons

Prof. Tadesse Mehari Higher Education boss
Prof. Tadesse Mehari, Executive Director of the National Commission for Higher Education (NCHE), with a salient mission of promoting higher education and facilitate the advancement of all Higher Education Institutions in the country.

By Yosief Abraham Z.,

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

NOKUT Reports on the State of Higher Education in Eritrea

After the 2004 reform, the number of higher institutions increased from one to seven and students intake from 5,000 to 17,000

By TesfaNews,

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.

In their subsequent report released last week, the group expressed their total amazement in the distribution of higher education in Eritrea. These findings will lead to changes in NOKUT’s valuations when it comes to recognition of higher education from Eritrea.  Continue reading NOKUT Reports on the State of Higher Education in Eritrea

Official: Eritrea Invest 45% of its National Budget on Education (AUDIO)

Investment on Education Key To Eritrea Development

By Peter Clottey (VOA),

Eritrea’s education minister, Semere Russom, says the country invests 45 % of its annual budget on schooling as one of the main tools for human resource development.

Semere Russom said Eritrea places emphasis on technical education as a means of producing the necessary manpower for the country’s development.  Continue reading Official: Eritrea Invest 45% of its National Budget on Education (AUDIO)