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Ministry of Education Reviews

Updated March 31, 2019
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Ministry of Education Minister Mady Delvaux-Stehres
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Pros
  • "But lucky for me, good working environment makes a painful job enjoyable" (in 4 reviews)

  • "workload is alright, good work life balance" (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Tough to achieve good work life balance" (in 4 reviews)

  • "low salary, no possibility to get a reasonable retirement even after 40 years of work" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Computer Science Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Computer Science Teacher in South Greece, NY
    Former Employee - Computer Science Teacher in South Greece, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ministry of Education (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Communication with children.
    Communication with other educated people.
    Having aims with my students.
    Meeting new people and towns.
    Good salary.
    Advancement.

    Cons

    It isn't a permanent job. I have to be relocated every year and finding a new appartement and friends. When you leave the place, you lose your friends. The summer I am unemployed.

    Advice to Management

    Education and schools are need teachers all the time and not with contracts.


  2. "Information and Communications Specialist (ICT)"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Margate, FL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Margate, FL

    I worked at Ministry of Education (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities in the area of ICT

    Cons

    Weak Executive in the area of ICT

    Advice to Management

    Create at minimum a Director Position on IT. He/she will be responsible for the strategic planning and guidance of IT.

  3. "Good to know that I was able to impact lives of children who had challenges and limited resources."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Teachers were often times supportive. Kids made me feel special and showed how much they appreciated me

    Cons

    Administration was lacking of resources that were needed to do do a successful job. Nonetheless, if improvising was done the job was done

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to staff and provide them with the resources that they need to succeed


  4. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ministry of Education (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is great place to work in. It has good benefit and good culture every one is friendly and you can grow with time. They give you enough training .

    Cons

    It has a lot of employees and it is too much crowded and things to be done it takes a while. It has a rare chance to be promoted.


  5. "Hierarchical but Efficient Organization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People are motivated and inspiring.

    Cons

    Full time job opportunity is highly limited. Long-time over work expected.


  6. "CV Abstracts"

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    Current Employee - Schooling Senior Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Schooling Senior Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Education full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    relevant to my study and qualifications

    Cons

    Equality between Qualified and non qualified

    Advice to Management

    ongoing enhancement


  7. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Educational Counselor in Swakopmund (Namibia)
    Former Employee - Educational Counselor in Swakopmund (Namibia)

    I worked at Ministry of Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will learn how to work with children from different backgrounds.

    Cons

    The jobs are scarce and not always employing

    Advice to Management

    Provide more Jobs

  8. "assistant teacher"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Tlokweng (Botswana)
    Former Employee - Teacher in Tlokweng (Botswana)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ministry of Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    to make pupil to be educated

    Cons

    late coming of students during lessons

    Advice to Management

    slow learners should catered for


  9. "Great work-life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ministry of Education full-time

    Pros

    Family-friendly employee benefits, supportive colleagues

    Cons

    Rigid structure, very hierarchical. Old-school government-body culture.


  10. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ministry of Education full-time

    Pros

    Great learning experience. Fulfilling job.

    Cons

    Tough to achieve good work life balance