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▸ Published on 13 February 2024

Urge the African Union to put foundational learning at the heart of the African Union Year of Education, and for governments to prioritize the use of data and evidence to drive informed, cost-effective, and system-wide interventions that can be implemented using existing resources.

▸ Published on 12 February 2024

African Ministers in charge of education expressed their desire to leverage the proposed foundational learning (FL) starter pack to action the FL commitments.

▸ Published on 01 February 2024

The Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Albert Nsengiyumva, has advocated for countries to learn from each other while also ensuring their education systems are in alignment wit

▸ Published on 24 January 2024

Building Resilient Education Systems that Promote Peace and Free of Discrimination


▸ Published on 07 December 2023

Representatives from six countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region and EdTech entrepreneurs convened in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to engage with and provide feedback on the report from the landscape assessment of the EdTech ecosystem in the region.

▸ Published on 05 November 2023

Lusaka: November 1, 2023: 11 African Ministers of Education and 10 ministerial representatives collectively agreed to champion foundational learning as a priority for the 2024 African Union Year of Education (AUYoE) and beyond.

▸ Published on 23 October 2023

Abidjan, 23rd October 2023 – President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia will open a two-day High-Level Policy Dialogue Forum on Foundational Learning. The event organized by ADEA and hosted by the Government of Zambia through the Ministry of Education will hold in Lusaka, Zambia between the 31st of October and 1st of November 2023. 

▸ Published on 05 October 2023

This annual international event was established in 1994, following the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO recommendation which set the benchmark for teachers' rights and conditions worldwide. The resonance of World Teachers’ Day 2023 amplifies the strides we have made, as a continent, since that significant year.

▸ 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.

▸ Published on 08 September 2023

Today is International Literacy Day, a global commemorative day for heightened awareness on adult and child literacy.

▸ Published on 29 July 2023

ADEA in partnership with CIES is pleased to announce the African Inclusive Literacy Research Fund, which will support African scholars and practitioners undertaking research to identify the best ways of helping children with disabilities become literate as a critical step in reaching their full potential.

▸ 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.