Former education minister George Kronnisanyon Werner has been admitted into the Atlantis Group, an exclusive international advisory group of former ministers of education and heads of state.
President George Weah has announced that tuition at all undergraduate public institutions across the country will be waived.
The Ministry of Education completed the recruitment and hiring process of 46 district education officers in all of the 15 counties across the country.
As I now hand the baton to my successor, Prof. Ansu D. Sonii, I am confident that the Ministry and our education system are in good hands.
The Ministry of Education has applauded the Global Partnership for Education for approving a grant of US$11.9 million to support its education reform program.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued a warning to Education Minister George Werner against derogative comments made on social media.
After years of violence and the crippling impact of Ebola, Liberia’s education system was in crisis. 35 percent of our young women and 21 percent of our young men could not read a single sentence.
Within Liberian circles on social media in recent weeks, a UNICEF report published last year has resurfaced, claiming that Liberia tops the list of countries with the highest proportion of out-of-school children. Are there really more children out of school in Liberia, a peaceful country, than in Afghanistan and South Sudan, both countries that are actively involved in civil conflicts?