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Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:37 - Updated Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:12

Huíla: Cuban higher education teachers' lay off ruled out

Lubango - The permanence of Cuban teachers lecturing at central Huila-based Medicine Faculty is not threatened by any alleged massive lay off, the minister of Higher Education Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria Bragança Sambo, said on Monday.

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Minister of Higher Education Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria Bragança Sambo

Photo: Alberto Julião

The minister made the statement to the journalists before the inauguration of the new facilities of the aforementioned faculty ahead of the visit of the president, João Lourenço, as part of his two-day visit to Huíla province.

In the meantime, added the official, there is no risk of massive layoffs neither of cut and the courses being lectured in this faculty will remain as usual.

However, the minister explained that so far, it has not yet been possible to hire local teachers to lecturer the courses in the faculty, having to resort to cooperation with foreign lecturers.

At least 561 students are enrolled in the Medicine Faculty whose lecturer of the courses has been secured by 43 teachers of which 36 of them are Cubans.

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