Education of South Sudan
Like in many other African nations, education in South Sudan is at a very basic level.
- Most children below 13 are not in school
- The education levels of girl child are at alarming levels. Only 37.1 per cent of eligible girls enrolled in primary school and just 1.3 per cent enrolled in secondary level education. The literacy rate among women, overall, is at only 19 per cent.
Universities in South Sudan
- October 12, 2012: 170 awarded Microsoft competency certificates
- October 4, 2012: Indian funded tele-education and tele-medicine equipment for South Sudan
- May 14, 2012: Egypt Government trains media attaches in diplomacy
- May 10, 2012: Private Universities not maintaining standards closed
- August 4, 2011: The Ministry of Education has opened 28 examination centres to be used to administer this year’s South Sudan Certificate of Secondary Education examinations, Mr. Simon Nyok Deng, the Acting Secretary for Secondary School Examinations has said.