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Major investments in early childhood defended

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:58 - Education

Luanda - The Secretary of State for Family and Promotion of Women, Ruth Mixinge, defended on Wednesday in Luanda a greater investment in early childhood for children to grow healthy and well educated.

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The official said so to the press, following an assessment meeting on the cooperation programme for 2020/2022 between the Education Ministry (MED) and UNICEF, underlining that the investments made for early infancy enables children to become responsible adults and able to help the development of the country.

On his turn, the Secretary of State for Pre-School and General Education, Joaquim Cabral, said a study is being conducted to learn the reality faced in pre-school, so as to improve the quality of the services provided in this sector.    

In the meantime, added the official, the National development Plan comprises projects for the development of the pre-school sector such as the training of kindergarten teachers, improvement of the services provided in this sector and valuing these educators.

On her turn, the UNICEF representative in Angola, Patrícia Portela Sousa, recognized the improvements recorded in the country concerning the defence of the rights of children through the creation and compliance with laws for their protection.