Ahead of the end of the first year of its Partnership Schools for Liberia, the Ministry of Education has announced the final allocations of schools for the second year of the program, also known as PSL.
After decades of war and the Ebola crisis eighty percent of the Liberian public education system was destroyed, so the nation needed a fast, effective plan to deliver quality education back to its people.
Cooper writes this as her first sentence in her biography of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who was born in 1938. She writes this to help readers outside the country understand how extraordinary it is that a Liberian woman became part of the governing inner circle. She had a successful career in the world of international finance, and then was sworn in as president of a country emerging from a civil war.
For the past 14 years, I have given the best of myself to Liberia. With honor, I have dedicated my entire professional and personal life to the betterment of our country, especially within the ICT sector.
On Feb. 20, the Ministry of Education held a one-day event that sought to present the activities of its effort to see 93 government schools operated by private and non-profit organizations.
Liberiaâ€™s education system is in crisis. To not act now would be to fail yet another generation of Liberiaâ€™s children.
On Nov. 24, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to Liberia, during which he toured the Slipway Elementary School, where the Canadian-funded Right to Play project is located.
The government of Liberia has formally launched Sustainable Development Goal Four, aimed at ensuring inclusive and quality education for all.