Country Profile

Angola

Education is compulsory from the age of five (grade 0, otherwise known as reception) to the age of 14 (grade 9). The education system runs from grade 10 to grade 12 (for general schools) or 13 (for teacher training or vocational schools).

The Angolan Educational System is divided into four levels: Preschool, Primary School, Secondary School and Higher Education. The Preschool is divided into two cycles: Pre-kindergarten (ages 0-3) and Kindergarten (ages 4-5). The Primary School is divided into three cycles: first cycle (grades 1-2); second cycle (grades 3-4) and third cycle (grades 5-6). The Secondary School is divided into two cycles: first cycle (grades 7-9); second cycle (grades 10-12 or 13). Higher School is divided into two cycles: Undergraduate (3-6 years) and Graduate. The Graduate is divided into two degrees: master’s degree studies (2-3 years) and doctoral studies (3-5 years).

The Educational System takes place in public, public-private and private institutions at all levels.

Policies and Strategic Plans

  • PDN 2018-2022 (Plano de Desenvolvimento Nacional 2018-2022 – National Development Plan 2018-2022)

  • PNFQ (Plano Nacional de Formação de Quadros – National Staff Training Plan)

  • PNFGPD (Plano Nacional de Formação e Gestão do Pessoal Docente – National Plan for Training and Management of Teaching Staff)

  • LBSEE (Lei de Bases do Sistema de Educação e Ensino – Basic Law of the Education System)

Universities
  • Universidade 11 de Novembro
  • Universidade Agostinho Neto
  • Universidade Cuito Cuanavale
  • Universidade José Eduardo dos Santos
  • Universidade Katyavala Bwila
  • Universidade Kimpa Vita
  • Universidade Lueji A´Nkonde
  • Universidade Mandume ya Ndemufayo
  • RIESFPA (Rede de Instituições de Ensino Superior de Formação de Professores)
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