Luanda, Sep 7 – Angola applies the effective Cuban teaching method “Yo, Si Puedo” (Yes I Can) to contribute to eradicating illiteracy in the country, an educational authority said in this capital on Saturday.The secretary of State for Higher Education, Antonio Miguel Andre, said at a lecture on access to universities that the Cuban experience is successfully applied in several provinces.
The fight against illiteracy is a national imperative and one of the priorities in the field of education, Minister of Education Pinda Simao said.
After considering that literacy rates in Angola are still a problem, especially in rural areas, the minister stated that literacy is a powerful tool to eradicate poverty.
Angola hosts meetings on education and promotes people’s interest in reading, as part of activities on the International Literacy Day to be held on Sunday.
Source: Prensa Latina