National Education Guide for Sustainable Development 2023/2030
Minister of Education, Science and Technology Prof. Adolf Mkenda has said that the completion of the National Education Guide for Sustainable Development 2023/2030 is a clear sign to the world that Tanzania is focused on creating an educational environment that will contribute significantly to the Sustainable Development of the nation.
Prof. Mkenda made the statement on September 22, 2023 in Arusha at the signing ceremony of the National Education Guide for Sustainable Development, where he said that Tanzania has succeeded in reaching that stage, following the agreement of the Ministers of Education in the member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in approving the preparation of a Guide on how to have education that is compatible with the needs of Sustainable Development in various fields including climate change.
“We are happy that we finally have a guide, and it is possible to be the first SADC country to complete this task. We are very grateful to UNESCO and UNICEF for the great work they did, as well as the various Ministries in Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar that participated in the preparation of the guide” said Prof. Mkenda
In addition, Prof. Mkenda has explained that this Guide reflects all the issues that exist in the draft Education and Training Policy 2014, Version 2023, and that the education that will be provided for practical training will fully prepare young people in various areas including agriculture
“It is a promise to our children and future generations that we are committed to providing them with the best education, which provides them with the knowledge and values needed in a rapidly changing world while fostering a sense of responsibility for the environment and society”. He noted Prof. Mkenda
Representing the Secretary General of the Ministry of Education and Training in Zanzibar Salum Abdullah, he said that the guidance has come at the right time, when Zanzibar continues to make improvements
“from the Knowledge Curriculum we enter the Competence Curriculum which we firmly believe will be able to build the student to use the knowledge they get to solve their various environmental and social challenges as well as provide them with economic development” said Abdallah.