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    ONE OF THE MOST MODERN TEACHER TRAINING COLLEGES IN EAST AFRICA WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED IN DAR-ES-SALAAM YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY MR.

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    ONE OF THE MOST MODERN TEACHER TRAINING COLLEGES IN EAST AFRICA WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED IN DAR-ES-SALAAM YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY MR.JULIUS NYERERE, THE PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA.THE COLLEGE BUILT WITH HELP OF AN 80,000 DOLLAR (GBP338,000) LOAN FROM THE UNITED STATES, WILL TRAIN SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS FOR TANZANIA'S TEACHING SERVICE.

    THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE COLLEGE WERE LAID IN 1959 WHEN TWENTY-FIVE STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR COURSES GIVEN BY TECHNICAL EXPERTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.WORK ON THE PERMANENT HOME FOR THE COLLEGE BEGAN IN MAY LAST YEAR WHEN THE LOAN, THROUGH A.I.D.ORGANISATION WAS GRANTED.IT WILL BE REPAID OVER 40 YEARS AT A LOW RATE OF INTEREST.

    CHANGOMBE COLLEGE, AS IT WILL BE KNOWN, AT PRESENT HAS 142 STUDENTS UNDERTAKING COURSES AT VARIOUS LEVELS.EVENTUALLY, THE COLLEGE WILL BE ABLE TO CATER FOR 280 STUDENTS TO BE TAUGHT BY TANZANIAN INSTRUCTORS WHO ARE TO REPLACE AMERICAN EXPERTS WHO WILL BE RETURNING HOME IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

    IN HIS ADDRESS, PRESIDENT NYERERE THANKED THE UNITED STATES FOR ITS HELP AND HOPED THAT TANZANIA WOULD SOON BEGIN TO FEEL THE BENEFITS OF HAVING AN INDEPENDENT SOURCE OF QUALIFIED TEACHERS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYWCVHJKO1QX5KP69W1UJ97F2
    Media URN:
    VLVAYWCVHJKO1QX5KP69W1UJ97F2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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