September 02, 2020: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia HE Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo accompanied by the Governor of Benadir Region HE Omar Mohamud Mohamed (Filish), Ministers and Directors of the Ministry of Education of the Federal Government of Somalia have launched the National Secondary Curriculum in the country.
The President inaugurated the curriculum at Mohamud Mire School in Mogadishu, where he distributed textbooks to the students, and encouraged them to achieve their personal goals and the efforts of the Government and their families.
“It is a victory that from today our children will be taught a unified curriculum that reflects the culture, history and needs of our country. After a long struggle we have succeeded in the High School Curriculum and we have already launched the Primary and Middle School Curriculum. ”
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo pointed out that the preparation, publication and verification of this curriculum is a patriotic work done by Somali experts from start to finish, demonstrating the talent and knowledge of the Somali writing community.
The President also highlighted the importance of a unified curriculum and quality education for the development of the intellect and understanding of the rising generation which is the foundation for the development of our country and for our people to take advantage of the natural resources of our land.
For his part, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Mr. Abdullahi Godah Barre, highlighted the Government’s commitment to revitalize, unify and enhance the education system in our country, by expanding secondary school subjects to 13 subjects that will be available in Mother tongue Somali, Arabic and English.