Following coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak and spread globally, the government announced the public to take nationwide responsive measures in the country. The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) have continued alerting the public and providing timely information.
Many linguistics scholars argue that teaching children in their mother tongues make them more efficient, interactive and successful. Mother tongue education implies that schooling using the language or languages that children are most familiar with.
Strengthening human resource capacity and achievement of the MDGs, of which education is a key element, is a cornerstone of the government development strategy.
Distance education has been in existence for decades. Earlier, distance learning programs were typically in the form of correspondence, requiring learners to read study materials, complete assignments and tests, submit assignments and tests via postal mail, and await results; stated July 25, 2013 published Distance Learning - Global Trends and Options.
HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR PLANNING YOUR MEDICAL CAREER: AN INFORMATION BOOKLET
Two main goals were identified under ESDP IV. The first was to improve access to quality primary education in order to make sure that all children, youth and adults acquire the competencies, skills and values that enable them to participate fully in the development of Ethiopia. The other was to sustain equitable access to quality secondary education services as the basis and bridge to the demand of the economy for middle- and higher-level human resources. Each sub-sector had further priorities and targets in ESDP IV; progress against these during the ESDP IV period is reviewed here.
Education Sector Development Program V The introduction of higher education in Ethiopia began in the mid-1960s. It is only in that past fifteen years, however, due to the government’s and development partners’ commitment to prioritising the sub-sector, that access to higher education has opened to the wider population.
Access and equity
In the past ten years, the government has demonstrated continued commitment to expanding equitable access to quality and relevant higher education.