Tanzania’s Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training has said that the country’s education system needs to be reformed.
Prof Joyce Ndalichako, says the sector faces many obstacles that prevent it from providing quality education to its children.
Speaking at an education conference, she said: “We are grappling with several hurdles at providing quality education from grass root levels. Nearly all public primary and secondary schools throughout the country lack the necessary facilities such as equipped laboratories, libraries. We also have an acute shortage of science teachers.”
The government has given the education sector a boost this year by increasing its budget, but there is much work to be done to improve access to schools and elevate the quality of education they provide.
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