Ministry of Education keen to expand vocational training [Ethiopia]
[Source: Walta Information Centre, 11
Government officials intend to scale up state
programmes for vocational training and education to a national
level, after evaluating the technical and vocational education and
training agency for Oromia, the largest state in Ethiopia.
According to agency director Teshome Lemma,
120,000 students are pursuing technical and vocational training in
government and private institutions in the state. He said various
activities have been carried out to expand technical and vocational
education and training institutions in Oromia over the past nine
moths with close to a 250 million birr (US$22.4 million) budget
allocated by the Government.