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▸ Published on 29 September 2021

The Minister of Basic Education of Botswana, Hon. Fidelis Molao, officially welcomed South Africa, Kenya, Tunisia, Saharawi, eSwatini, Uganda, Mauritius, Mozambique and Lesotho to the Inter-Country Quality Node on Secondary Education (ICQN-SE) during the inaugural virtual meeting of the ICQN held on 28th September, 2021.

▸ Published on 28 September 2021

In an effort to develop and foster a culture of reading among children and adults in Rwanda, the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) launched Soma Rwanda in 2012 through the Rwanda Education Board (REB), in cooperation with development partners.

▸ Published on 27 September 2021

On 22nd September 2021, ADEA through its Inter-Country Quality Node on Early Childhood Development (ICQN-ECD) and in collaboration with Together for Early Childhood Evidence, hosted a 2-hour webinar on Early Childhood Education (ECE) Quality Assurance Systems (QAS) for Africa.

▸ Published on 07 September 2021

ADEA recognises the need to improve literacy to meet the demand for education for children and adults especially during this COVID-19 pandemic period where disruptions to learning have become a concern for governments around the world.

▸ Published on 26 August 2021

The KIX Observatory has published its third synthesis report, “School Reopening in Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” This report contributes to the KIX Observatory’s efforts to gather emerging evidence on education policy and practice responses to COVID-19 in Africa.

▸ Published on 19 August 2021

GPE partner countries in Africa have endured successive waves of COVID-19. After a first round of reopenings in 2020, several countries subsequently closed some or all schools for a second or third time, owing to a rapid rise in the number of cases. Full reopening of schools did not take place in most GPE countries until the first quarter of 2021.

▸ Published on 19 July 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated digitization in the workplace, sharpening the need for technical and vocational training aligned with Africa’s development needs and youthful population and focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

▸ Published on 25 June 2021

The KIX Observatory has published its second report, “The Well-being of School Children in Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” This report contributes to the KIX Observatory’s  efforts to gather emerging evidence on education policy and practice responses to the pandemic in Africa.

▸ Published on 01 June 2021

The KIX Observatory hosted a webinar on Education Financing, Teacher and Learner Well-being and School Reopening on the 29th April 2021 with the overall aim of sharing information and experiences regarding educational policy and practice interventions in Africa.

▸ Published on 16 April 2021

All schools are invited to join the inauguration activities related to the UN SDG Book Club - African Chapter which will be held at 12:00 pm from Friday, 23rd April 2021 (UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day) to Sunday, 30thMay 2021.

▸ Published on 18 March 2021

ADEA in partnership with Botswana’s Ministry of Basic Education (MOBE) officially launched the Inter-Country Quality Node on Secondary Education (ICQN-SE) on 9th March 2021.

▸ Published on 03 March 2021

SAP Africa Code Week, Africa's biggest digital skills initiative, is celebrating a successful 2020 program that included a switch to all-virtual teaching, the launch of a smartphone app, a continent-wide coding competition and a host of online Train-the-Trainer sessions aimed at empowering teachers with critical digital teaching skills.