almotamar.net - A recent official report revealed that Yemen sustained a loss of $67.7 million because of phenomenon of students failure in Yemeni universities and schools in the last school year.
According to the report issued by Higher Council for Educational Planning, almotamar.net received a copy of it; the phenomenon of students failure in the educational establishments is considered one of prominent challenged the government schools and universities face.
The report further disclosed that the increasing number of students remaining at education facilities constitutes a source of concern for those in charge of administrating universities and administration in the higher councils specialised in drawing up decisive orientations and policies regarding improvement of the education level in the country in accordance with regulations on students affairs in a bid to solve such hindrances which do not agree with the society and labour market needs.
The costs of squander in education because of students failure were $47.8 million in secondary and primary schools and $19.9 million in the university education.
The report attributes causes of the phenomenon to failures in the public education and weakness of the human outputs coming from secondary education stage whose abilities are not capable of comprehending the educational process in the university education and consequently leads to weakness of outputs and deficiency of efficiency, it says the increase in the volume leads to low confidence of students in the educational system and its loss in the labour market and that is reflected by the large numbers of outputs of university education in a state of unemployment.