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Government to send third batch of teachers for training in China

The government on Friday said it would send the third batch of teachers and school managers for training in China under the second phase of the China-Aided Technical Cooperation Project in Education.

Kuyok Abol Kuyok, the Undersecretary in the National Ministry of General Education and Instruction, said that the group of 82 that will leave on Saturday for one-month training in Shanghai comprises of education directors, school inspectors and managers.

“We have about 82 headmasters, school inspectors, managers that are going to attend this specific training in Shanghai, it is part of China-Aided Technical Cooperation Project in Education program that has been running for the last two years,” Kuyok said while briefing the trainees in Juba, capital of South Sudan ahead of their trip to China .

Kuyok revealed that the first batch of trainees under the China-Aided Technical Cooperation Project in Education returned to the country about two months ago.

School inspectors and managers heading to China for one- month training in Shanghai attend briefing in Juba.

 “This is part of the support China is providing for education in South Sudan, it is support from the government of China, some of them are directors, we expect them to come back and train others,” he said.

In November 2023, 150 teachers and school managers went to China for training

The second phase of the China-Aided Technical Cooperation Project in Education involves drafting, printing and provision of textbooks for some primary and secondary schools in South Sudan, organizing capacity-building programs for the teachers and the educational administrators, developing and providing an evaluation system for the usage of the textbooks, and dispatching Chinese teaching personnel to Juba to teach the Chinese language.

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