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Sao Tome and Principe Education

Sao Tome and Principe Education

Training During the colonial era, the education of the indigenous population was neglected. Schooling is now compulsory between 7 and 14 years. In principle, all children start primary school, but about 15% quit school prematurely and only one student out of three goes on to secondary school. The proportion of girls is as high as the proportion of boys, even in secondary school. Portuguese has been retained as a language in teaching, but some effort is being made to develop…

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