Recent Blogs

▸ Published on 17 November 2016

▸ Author(s): Mary Wakhaya Sichangi, Mary Kangethe

In the words of Henri Poincare, “An accumulation of facts is no more science than a heap of stones is a house”, the need to train teachers as agents of change is considered very crucial in the process of developing the science culture for national development towards peaceful societies.

▸ Published on 17 October 2016

▸ Author(s): Hendrina Chalwe Doroba

It goes without saying in typical African traditional societies women are marginalized, discriminated upon and sometimes deprived of their rights. This is something they have endured for decades. The situation gets worse when we learn that world illiteracy levels are highest among rural women.

▸ Published on 11 October 2016

▸ Author(s): Hendrina Chalwe Doroba

My name is Agnes Feima Kenneh. I was born on the 16th February, 1993 in Sierra Leone. In 1991, war broke out in Sierra Leone that lasted for 11 years. My mother and father were in Kailahun District located in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone.

▸ Published on 08 July 2016

▸ Author(s): Lily Nyariki

Early this year I was a participant at a UNESCO sponsored workshop dubbed – How do Libraries support National Literacy efforts? The event was organized by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and held at their offices in Hamburg Germany on 5-6 April 2016.

▸ Published on 27 June 2016

▸ Author(s): John Mugo

"What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?" Asks Marcus Cicero in praise of teachers. The Economist magazine recently acclaimed the contribution of teachers in not just educating children and nurturing the future, but even in shaping the economy.

▸ Published on 27 June 2016

▸ Author(s): Rémy Habou

La pertinence des actions d’alphabétisation transcende la simple maitrise des connaissances instrumentales. Elle peut mieux s’apprécier à travers son impact dans la vie des populations.

▸ Published on 27 August 2014

▸ Author(s): Ayélé Léa Adubra, George Afeti

The primary objective of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is the acquisition of employable skills for the world of work. Without job-related skills, young people and adults cannot benefit from employment opportunities that offer a decent income.

▸ Published on 26 March 2014

▸ Author(s): Hamidou Boukary

Since 2008, ADEA has embarked on reshaping the debate on the role of education and training in socioeconomic development. The Association began first by underscoring the importance of post-primary education at the time when many thought it was too premature given the unfinished business of Universal Primary Education (UPE).