Major educational activities are being suspended across the country, as the Ministry of Education has extended its mandate to suspend classes by an additional one week while the Liberia office of the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has indefinitely suspended its 2020 exams.
The president of the Sinoe University Students Union, Isaac Sneh, has called on the county to prioritize education and provide greater support for scholarships and financial assistance to Sinoe students.
The World Bank has partnered with the Liberian government to launch a new effort to improve results at the secondary level of Liberia’s education system. The project, Improve Results in Secondary Education, otherwise known as IRISE, is a US$47 million effort sponsored by the World Bank through a grant signed with the government in July 2019.
Following President George Weah’s announcement of the country’s first Coronavirus case on Monday, March 16, Liberia’s Information Ministry has announced the closure of all schools in the country.
The Kids Educational Engagement Project, KEEP, has entered into an agreement with the YWCA to establish a learning resource center in Monrovia. The agreement was made known through a release when the two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday, March 2.
Nimba’s Sen. Prince Y. Johnson has announced that all is set for the opening of his polytechnic university in Ganta.
Ahead of the 2020 special senatorial mid-term elections, Sen. Augustine S. Chea of Sinoe has donated L$200,000 (US$1,010) to Sinoe Community College as financial aid to students of the college.
The dean of academic affairs of Sinoe Community College is on a recruitment drive to encourage graduating high school students and other young people to enroll in the institution to better prepare themselves for the future.