According to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of Angola, of the 230,252 vacancies available, 200,392 are for private institutions, representing 87 percent, and the remainder for public institutions, corresponding to 13 percent.
The ministerial entity states that compared to the 2022/2023 academic year there was an increase of 69,562 vacancies, that is, 30 percent more.
The official opening ceremony of the school year in higher education takes place this Thursday at the Academy of Social Sciences and Technologies, in Luanda, and should be presided over by the vice-president of Angola, Esperança da Costa.
Classes in higher education in the country, especially in the public subsystem, have been marked by constant strikes by teachers, who demand salary increases, subsidies, health insurance, research funding and better working conditions.
The Union of Higher Education Teachers claims "non-compliance" in a statement of demands sent to the guardianship.