Montenegro to invest in improvement of school infrastructure

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro should invest sufficient funds from the state budget to improve school infrastructure, strengthen the skills of children and teachers to use new technologies and increase the number of teaching assistants, said the UNICEF Representative in Podgorica Juan Santander.

Minister of Education, Science and Innovation, Andjela Jaksic Stojanovic hosted a farewell visit for Santander on Tuesday.

He believes that it is necessary to invest in continuous training for all teachers, as well as to increase the number of teaching assistants, Roma mediators and school psychologists.

“UNICEF will support the development of a ten-year education reform strategy that will speed up this process, and thus the development of the country and its readiness for the EU membership”, said Santander.

Jaksic Stojanovic, as stated, thanked Santander for his dedicated work during his mandate.

“The Ministry is very satisfied with the fruitful cooperation with friends from UNICEF who are world promoters of education”, said Jaksic Stojanovic.