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Haiti - Education : MHAVE proposes to FNE to invest in Educational Academies of Excellence
On the agenda for this meeting : internal regulations, the budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the draft order relating to the organization and functioning of the FNE and matters of general interest.
The internal regulations, which have already been submitted for the appreciation of the members of the Council in previous meetings, were adopted subject to the comments of MHAVE and MEF.
As for the Budget, it was also approved subject to the comments of the Minister of National Education and Vocational Training regarding the amount allocated to teacher training.
Regarding the FNE's organization and operation manual, the document was transmitted to the members of the Board, on recommendation of the Prime Minister will set, by decree, the administrative organization of the institution.
During the general debates, Minister Day, given that remote regions do not benefit from a quality education, drawing on his experience as Departmental Delegate for the West and considering that in provincial schools the infrastructures are not not adequate proposed to the FNE to invest in the long term in "Educational Academies of Excellence" in each department.
Explaining that these academies will be places of reference that will receive students from neighboring areas who will live at the Academy and return to their families during school holidays. Living quarters will also be provided for teachers and their families as well as dormitories for students. This will restore confidence to the students, to teach them how to cultivate, civility, living together and excellence.
For Minister Day, these Academies will facilitate quality training aimed at supporting students by teachers who are well trained to deliver quality education.
A proposal which was welcomed positively by Joseph Frantz Nicolas Director General of the FNE (and Executive Secretary of the Council) who said he hoped that a favorable follow-up will be given to this project.