Meeting to discuss illiteracy and elderly education [Archives:2004/761/Local News]

August 5 2004

There should be curricula for basic skills, traditional handicrafts and preparation of trainers as well as learning lessons from successful parallel and foreign experiences in this field, recommended the third consultative meeting for general managers of illiteracy eradication and elderly education programs, which concluded on the 2nd of Augusts in Sana'a.
The recommendations of the 2-day meeting included a call for conducting a field study on the opting out of female learners and finding out suitable solutions. They stressed the importance of training and qualifications for women, their involvement in all activities, and applying the teacher law to teachers working in the field of illiteracy and elderly education.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Ahmed Abdullah Ahmed, head of the Illiteracy and Elderly Education Organization, indicated that the results of the meeting address a number of problems facing branches of the organization in different governorates across the country.