Luanda – The Angolan Ministry of Education and the Oil Company and Thursday in Luanda signed an addendum to the tripartite cooperation accord signed earlier on in the framework of the Eiffel Schools.
The deal was signed by the Education minister, Pinda Simão, for Angola, while Jean Michel Lavergne did for Total, during a ceremony witnessed by representatives of other oil companies operating in the country.
On the occasion, Pinda Simão said the project has been contributing to the training of Angolan youths, serving currently 576 students.
The minister added that the Eiffel School project has been of a significant help to the Government in regions where it is operational, like Caxito (Bengo province), Ndalatando (Kwanza Norte), Malanje and Ondjiva (Cunene).
In his turn, Total director general, Jean Michel Lavergne, said his company is committed to the development of the country and supports initiatives with dedication.
The Eiffel Schools are 2nd cycles institutions of the 10th and 12th grades built under the Ministry of Education in the above mentioned cities.
They Eiffel Schools run the Education Ministry-designed programmes with such subjects as biological sciences, mathematics, chemistry, languages (French and English) and others.
The maintenance and costs of the schools are secured by Total E&P Angola, while the management is entrusted to the French Secular Mission.