12YBE registered great impact to education in Nyagatare
The director of education in Nyagatare District, Martin Hakizimana has said that classroom blocks constructed under 12-year-basic education has registered a tremendous impact on education system.
In an exclusive interview, Hakizimana said that the inception of 12YBE system has increased the number school enrollment especially in remote areas.
“We are impressed by the progress being made in terms of School enrollment…we had a challenge of some students who used to forcefully dropout of School due to lack of nearby Schools. But these classroom blocks have been a solution,” he said.
According to Hakizimana, the number of students enrolled in the last two years almost tripled as a result the new government-backed education system.
“Before construction of these classroom blocks, the number of students enrolling in secondary schools in Nyagatare was only 1500 students but the number has almost tripled.”
Hakizimana however attributed the rapid construction of these classrooms to development partners who tirelessly rendered their hand in making its implementation.
“On average, we had planned to construct 56 classroom blocks in the district but 12 more have been constructed by development partners in Mukama and Karangazi sectors,” he observed.
Nyagatare district is comprised of 14 sectors where most of them are scattered, making it difficult for Children to get schools near them.