MED reiterates partnership with church in teaching process

  • Luísa Maria Alves Grilo, Ministra da Educação
Luanda -The Minister of Education, Luísa Grilo, on Friday reiterated the strengthening of partnership with the church in the teaching and learning process.

The minister, who was speaking at a conference on "Education and teaching in Angola and the participation of the Tocoist church in the process of improving the quality of teaching and learning", highlighted the role of the church in the teaching process, as in literacy, with particular attention to children, youths and women.

Luísa Grilo also highlighted the use of digital resources and connectivity in schools, allowing wider and faster access to knowledge and the development of digital literacy among teachers and students.

In his turn, the rector of the Independent University of Angola, Filipe Zau, stressed the role of the church in the teaching process, staff training and the development of actions linked to education.

He considered that the church should be a partner of the State in the training of staff and in the construction of social infrastructures.

"Education is complex and through it we train people for citizenship, work, culture, among other areas", he underlined.

The spiritual leader of the Tocoist Church in Angola, Dom Afonso Nunes, said that the commitment and involvement of active social actors such as churches had contributed to improving the quality of education.

"In our church we don't want to be just critics, but to contribute to improving the quality of the teaching and learning process in the country," he concluded.

The conference was part of the celebrations for the 72nd anniversary of the recall of the Tocoist church, to be marked on July 25.

The minister, who was speaking at a conference on "Education and teaching in Angola and the participation of the Tocoist church in the process of improving the quality of teaching and learning", highlighted the role of the church in the teaching process, as in literacy, with particular attention to children, youths and women.

Luísa Grilo also highlighted the use of digital resources and connectivity in schools, allowing wider and faster access to knowledge and the development of digital literacy among teachers and students.

In his turn, the rector of the Independent University of Angola, Filipe Zau, stressed the role of the church in the teaching process, staff training and the development of actions linked to education.

He considered that the church should be a partner of the State in the training of staff and in the construction of social infrastructures.

"Education is complex and through it we train people for citizenship, work, culture, among other areas", he underlined.

The spiritual leader of the Tocoist Church in Angola, Dom Afonso Nunes, said that the commitment and involvement of active social actors such as churches had contributed to improving the quality of education.

"In our church we don't want to be just critics, but to contribute to improving the quality of the teaching and learning process in the country," he concluded.

The conference was part of the celebrations for the 72nd anniversary of the recall of the Tocoist church, to be marked on July 25.