BUJUMBURA January 4th (ABP) – Directors of the Bujumbura City Boarding School; ETS Kamenge, Ngagara Queen of Peace School, Ngagara School of Excellence, are ready to welcome students for the start of the second term, from Thursday, January 4, 2019. Employees were busy with the cleanliness, repair of beds and disinfection of dormitories, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
The Director of the Kamenge Technical Secondary School (ETS), Mr. Jean Bosco Nzitonda, confirmed that his school was ready to accommodate 1400 students at the boarding school on Wednesday night. He said that the school has subsidies to feed the students. On the pedagogical side, he indicated that teachers are available and that he plans to reinforce practical works to further improve school results.
The technical Director, Ir. Ndayishimiye Germain, said in turn that this school, which is preparing its 75-year anniversary, has educational material for all sections, except for the computer maintenance section where the number of available computers is still insufficient.
The Director of the Boarding School reported that “the mattresses are in pieces” and that infrastructures and kitchen equipment are very old. He asks for an intervention from the ministry in charge of education.
At the Ngagara Queen of Peace School, Director Béatrice Ntangibingura declared herself unhappy with the results of the first term. However, she confirms that her school is ready to welcome students for the second term, and asks the education ministry to help rehabilitate the infrastructure and old kitchen equipment and to complete the amount of books of the third years which are insufficient.
As for the Ngagara School of Excellence, Director Tharcisse Bendantokira confirms that they are ready to accommodate 256 students, and that the food, dormitories and teaching materials are available. She says she is satisfied with the success rate at the excellence of his school for the first term. He asks the ministry in charge of education to intervene for teachers of mathematics and physics that are missing, and to make up for the inadequacy of computers.
As for Scheppers high school at Nyakabiga, the back to school for the second term is scheduled on Monday, January 7 following the rehabilitation of infrastructure.