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5 July 2014

Ethiopian Teachers Association (ETA) is committed to Promoting Provision of quality education at all levels. In its attempt to attain one of its objectives, ETA has been organizing various events in order to deal with education issues, one of which is organizing education conference.

Accordingly the second Annual Education Conference to promote Quality Education was held in Oromia region, Adama town from 4-5 July 2014.

A Guest from Ministry of Education (MoE) has delivered an opening speech and expressed the commitment of the ministry to support ETA and its attempt to promote quality education.

The conference was honored by the presence of Professor Derebssa Dufera, Director of Institute of Educational Research at Addis Ababa University.

He addressed the conference and his key note speech was so comprehensive that it touched broad issues of student learning to teacher training, academic freedom to responsibilities of teacher unions in dealing with education putting quality education at the center of their concern. In his conclusion, he urged all stakeholders to put all round effort to improve quality of education.

Participants were drawn from Prime Minister Office, National Education Assessment and Examinations Agency, Regional Teachers’ Associations, University Teachers’ Associations, Secondary and Primary school teachers.

Nine research papers done by scholars focusing on academic dishonesty, teacher training, medium of instruction and cooperative learning were presented to the conference.

ETA will continue to organize such a conference and thanks Ministry of Education and National Educational Assessment and Examinations Agency for their financial contribution to organize the conference.

ETA also calls upon all stakeholders and school community to continue their support to improve quality of education.