Dar es Salaam, Sept. 9 -- The government has changed the medium of instruction for the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) curricular from English to Kiswahili in order to address the language barrier for the students.

Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Education, Dr Ave Maria Semakafu (pictured), made the disclosure here over the weekend, saying the government had already translated the curricular from grade one to three in VETA programmes.

She said the government made the decision to translate the curriculum to address the language barrier, saying programmes from grade one to three are now offered in Kiswahili.

Dr Semakafu also said that the government was constructing VETA centres in ev...