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▸ Published on 11 September 2023

Education stakeholders across Africa, including ministers, ministerial representatives and partners, convened virtually on Thursday, 7th September, 2023 and took stock of country-level progress one year after the commitments made at the Transforming Education Summit (TES) and the ADEA 2022 Triennale. Speakers at the virtual event, convened by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and Human Capital Africa (HCA), agreed to prioritise evidence-based and contextually relevant interventions and support countries in scaling initiatives with proven results.

▸ Published on 08 September 2023

Today is International Literacy Day, a global commemorative day for heightened awareness on adult and child literacy. As an open and flexible pan-African organization that informs and facilitates the transformation of education and training that will drive Africa’s accelerated and sustainable development, ADEA joins the world at large, and education actors in particular, in celebrating achievements in improved literacy.

▸ Published on 29 July 2023

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), in partnership with the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) is pleased to announce the African Inclusive Literacy Research Fund, which will support African scholars and practitioners undertaking resea

▸ Published on 16 June 2023

We commemorate 16th June as the Day of the African Child (DAC); a day set aside by the African Union (AU) to focus on the plight of Africa’s children. This event traces its history back to 1991 when the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union agreed to honor the memory of the 176 persons who died following the student uprising in Soweto, South Africa on 16th June 1976.

▸ Published on 14 June 2023

On May 24th, 2023, the ADEA Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN-TVSD) concluded a three-day forum to review national schemes on the implementation of critical actions for the improvement of technical and vocational training programs in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) member countries.

▸ Published on 30 May 2023

Dakar, Senegal, 30th May 2023: The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) is set to revive the ICT in Education Task Force1, a vehicle driving policy level engagement on ICT integration in education in Africa through high-level ministerial forums.

▸ Published on 22 May 2023

ADEA will launch the synthesis report of the study on "the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education and remote learning during crisis and the required investment for digital transformation in African countries" on Wednesday 25th May 2023, on the margins of the eLearning Africa in Dakar, Senegal.

▸ Published on 14 April 2023

ADEA and the European Union (EU) Parliament have committed to partner with stakeholders and leverage their large education networks to improve relations between Africa and Europe. This is the product of deliberations from the High-Level Conference on Education Policies and Strategies for Africa held on Thursday, the 13th of April 2023, at the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. 

▸ Published on 12 April 2023

ADEA and the European Union (EU) Parliament RENEWPAC group have concluded plans for a conference on education policies in Africa, focusing on foundational learning. The conference will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, on the 13th of April 2023, between 2 – 5pm.

▸ Published on 08 March 2023

Today is International Women’s Day. The world is commemorating the impact, value-add and the role of women in nurturing children while leveraging innovation and technology.

▸ Published on 23 February 2023

Last week, ADEA and UNESCO launched the country-level Spotlight Report for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The report, which reviewed the status of foundational learning in the country, is one of five country reports on foundational learning.

▸ Published on 17 February 2023

On Thursday, 16th February 2023, the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and Human Capital Africa (HCA) launched the Ministerial Coalition dedicated to improving foundational learning (FL) in Africa.