International education fair kicks off in Mozambique's capital   2014-05-16 07:21:52            

MAPUTO, May 15 (Xinhua) -- University representatives from Zimbabwe, Brazil, Portugal, South Africa, Swaziland, Sweden and Angola are since Thursday in the Mozambican capital Maputo, participating in the international education fair to exchange experience between students and education experts attending the event.

The fair is organized by the Academic Community for Education Development (CADE), in partnership with the Ministry of Education, aiming to create conditions of interactions between different educations institutions attending the event.

This year the event is celebrated under the theme Quality Education for Sustainable Development and it displayed more than 80 stands to be visited by students, decisions makers in the academic domain.

"Thousands of students should visit the fair in the first day and it will have workshops to orient students about professions to follow, debates about the country's learning system, exhibitions among other things," said the CADE chairman Cassamo Nuvunga.

This is the 6th edition of the event and it is supported by different institutions among them banks and mobile operators.

Bank Institutions support and provide counseling to students on the benefits of owning a bank account and how to save, an important aspects for students in a country where the majority have limited conditions to pursue their studies in private institutions.

"This year we will continue with our lectures, and the subject will be on finance education, because we want to teach students how to save and invest their capital," said Helia Campos, Human Resources Director from the Standard Bank in Mozambique.

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