Collective Accountability and Quality Education for Self-Reliance
Deputy Minister President’S Office Regional and Local Government (PORALG) Hon. Josephat Kandege had the honour to Officiate TEN/MET’s 10th Quality Education Conference (QEC) with the theme “Collective Accountability and Quality Education for Self-Reliance”.
Hon. Josephat Kandege praised the Network’s (TEN/MET) efforts on improving the Quality of Education in Tanzania and assured the Network and participants of the conference that resolutions from the conference will be awaited by the Government of Tanzania as possible solutions towards a better education system.
Hon. Josephat Kandege added that students have been taught how to answer their examinations rather than prepare them to apply the knowledge acquired from schools to tackle challenges outside school and thus lead to increasing rate of unemployment.
TEN/MET Coordinator Mrs Cathleen Sekwao stated that the conference was meant to bring together stakeholders in the education system (teachers, students, CSOs, Government Officials and Developing Partners) to collectively assess the issue on Collective Accountability and Quality Education for Self-Reliance in Tanzania and come up with resolutions which will have a positive impact especially on the Improvement of provision of Quality Education that can equip a student to be Self-Reliant towards the competitive economy of the world.
Three sub-themes papers were presentated for discussion namely.
- Competence based teaching and learning approaches for quality education
- How competence-based curriculum promotes self-reliance
- Play-based learning approach and lifelong learning
Papers Presented can be downloaded below