The Ministry of Education Convenes Professional Workshop in Buchanan City for the Development of an Operational Plan for the Liberia Education Sector Plan (2022/23-2026/27)


The Ministry of Education Convenes Professional Workshop in Buchanan City for the Development of an Operational Plan for the Liberia Education Sector Plan (2022/23-2026/27)

Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County, Liberia – June 18, 2024

The Ministry of Education has convened an insightful and comprehensive workshop in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County, aimed at developing an Operational Plan (OP) for the Liberia Education Sector Plan (2022/23-2026/27).

The workshop commenced on Monday, June 17, 2024, with a welcoming statement by the Acting County Education Officer of Grand Bassa. Following this, the Minister of Education, Dr. Jarso Maley Jallah, officially opened the workshop, emphasizing her commitment to collaborating with education stakeholders and development partners. Dr. Jallah praised the dedication and professionalism of all participants and reiterated the Ministry’s dedication to providing quality, equitable, and accessible education for all Liberians, free from prejudice or discrimination. She also commended the holistic approach and engagement of education partners and donors in benefiting Liberian children.

The primary goal of the workshop is to review the progress and activities under the Education Sector Plan (ESP). The focus will be on the priorities, sub-components, programs, activities, indicators, targets, and costs, which will guide the creation of the Operational Plan (OP). The specific objectives of the workshop are as follows:

1. To inform education stakeholders of the progress under the Education Sector Plan (ESP) through a detailed analysis of objectives, activities, targets, education data indicators, costs, and areas of cooperation between line ministries and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

2. To develop and endorse a national multi-sectoral Operational Plan (OP) covering the next three years (2024/25-2026/27).

3. To build national technical capacity to support counties in developing their respective annual operational plans (ESP). The brainstorming workshop brought together the three Deputy Ministers, including Deputy Minister for Administration Hon. James Armah Massaquoi, Deputy Minister of Instruction Hon. Amos Armah Fully, and Deputy Minister for Planning, Research, and Development Dr. Samuel Toe, along with all Assistant Ministers, directors, professionals, local and international partners, donors, and education stakeholders.

During the official session, a comprehensive overview of programs, activities, progress, and challenges was presented to education sector stakeholders, esteemed development partners, and platform guests.

Detailed and professional presentations were delivered by the following educational bureaus:

– Early Childhood Education

– Student Personnel Services

– Basic and Secondary Education

– TVET, STEM, and Special & Inclusive Education

– Teacher Education

– Teacher Training Institutes

– Center for Curriculum Development & Research

– Center for Education Accreditation & Certification

These presentations highlighted the alignment of progress reports with the Education Sector Plan’s priority programs and targets for the fiscal period 2022/23 – 2023/24.

For more information, please contact:

J. Maxime Bleetahn

Director of Communications & Public Relations

Phone: 0777-212197 or 0886-565-264


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