Somaliland: Stakeholders Brainstorm National Education Curriculum


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By: Yusuf M Hasan

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The Ministry of Education-MOE is only the sector’s supervisory body in the country.

This was informed by the Somaliland MOE Director General Mohamed Hashi Ibrahim during the opening of a two days National Consultation conference on the Curriculum Framework at a Hargeisa hotel.

Participants of the Curriculum conference which is jointly sponsored by the African Educational Trust-AET and MOE are poled from numerous Somaliland education stakeholders i.e. AET, MOE, Centre for British Teachers-CFBT and Education curriculum experts as well as religious and community leaders.

A Section of Curriculum workshop participants

While revealing that the MOE is there to benefit from assorted curriculum expertise in attendance DG Hashi said the objectives of the conference is to facilitate the review of the national educational curriculum and avail recommendations on the way forward.

By close of the National Consultation conference on the Curriculum Framework it is expected that recommendations geared towards establishing a 21st century apt education curriculum for Somaliland.

The current curriculum was put in place seventeen years ago having been completely drafted from Zero, five years after Somaliland reclaimed its independence after a brutal war with Somali.