Angola Approves Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 to Expand Education and Vocational Training

Angola approves ambitious 15-year plan to develop human capital, boost education and vocational training, aiming to drive economic growth and global competitiveness.

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Emmanuel Abara Benson
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Angola Approves Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 to Expand Education and Vocational Training

Angola Approves Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 to Expand Education and Vocational Training

The Angolan government has approved the National Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 during the 4th ordinary session of the Council of Ministers in Luanda. The plan contains specific programs, objectives, and targets for the short, medium, and long term, aimed at expanding the education and vocational training sectors.

The key objectives of the plan include increasing the quality and availability of educational and training offerings, as well as developing qualified human resources in priority areas. It also aims to align the educational and training supply with the real priorities and needs of the labor market, and to increase educational and training provision to support the development of knowledge and skills necessary for the public sector and the private business sector.

Why this matters: The approval of the Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 demonstrates Angola's commitment to investing in its human resources and improving the country's educational and vocational training systems. The successful implementation of this plan could have significant long-term impacts on Angola's economic growth, social development, and global competitiveness.

Moreover, the plan seeks to increase educational attainment and population qualification, which will improve the country's position in terms of human and social development. The Angolan Cabinet Council also considered a Draft Law to authorize the President of the Republic to legislate on the Legal and Fiscal Regime for Incremental Production in Petroleum Concessions in the Maritime Zone, and approved changes to the regulations of the Specialized Committees of the Council of Ministers to adapt the structure of the Economic Team and its Technical Support Group.

The approval of the National Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037 constitutes a notable advancement in Angola's efforts to expand and improve its education and vocational training sectors. By setting clear objectives and targets for the short, medium, and long term, the government has demonstrated its commitment to developing a skilled and qualified workforce that can meet the needs of the labor market and contribute to the country's overall development.

Key Takeaways

  • Angola approves National Human Capital Development Plan 2023-2037.
  • Plan aims to expand education and vocational training sectors.
  • Key objectives include increasing quality and availability of training.
  • Plan seeks to align education with labor market needs.
  • Successful implementation could boost Angola's economic and social development.