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Local school, teachers at loggerheads over pay amid COVID SoE

Despite Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education ordering private educational institutions to pay all financial dues to their teachers and have parents pay partial payment for the education of their children in the midst of COVID-19 crisis, teachers at Lion Heart Academy, one of the capital’s recently established private schools, are discontented with the management of the school for not honoring its commitment to pay their salaries in full, despite continuing to collect fees from parents for the academic year, The Reporter has learnt.

House approves ministerial appointments

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved the appointments of three Ministers nominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). Approved in its regular session on Thursday, the three nominees were presented before lawmakers by Deputy Government Whip, Mesfin Chernet, reading out their respective profiles and career.

MoE orders Education bureau to stop displacing supervisors

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has ordered the Addis Ababa Education Bureau to halt an ongoing reshuffling process that is said to be demoting supervisors and forcing them to work as school directors and principals, which the Bureau is says to be part of a reform process it is undertaking.

Education Roadmap finalizes in five years

The preparation of the Education Roadmap believed to bring sweeping andcomprehensive changesto the existing education policy Ethiopia will take at least five years to get finalized, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced this week.