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▸ Published on 02 September 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new reality that necessitates a rethinking of education delivery, with technology coming into sharp focus as an enabler to such a delivery.

▸ Published on 13 August 2020

Now is the Time to Rethink Secondary Education Systems to Ensure Africa’s Young People Have the Skills and Knowledge Needed to Succeed in the Workforce.

▸ Published on 03 August 2020

To better understand the thoughts, experiences, and concerns of Africa’s youth when it comes to secondary education, it is critical to listen to the voices of young people themselves. Their perspectives are notably absent from many policy discussions on secondary education.

▸ Published on 17 July 2020

ADEA in collaboration with the African Development Bank Group, presented yesterday a report that examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and training in Africa, with the participating Ministers highlighting the need to embrace change.

▸ Published on 08 July 2020

ADEA in collaboration with AfDB is pleased to invite you to participate in a Virtual Forum to present the ADEA Country Status Report titled “Impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s Education: Reflecting on Promising Interventions and Challenges, towards a New Normal​”.

▸ Published on 08 June 2020

UNESCO Dakar in collaboration with ADEA and other partners across 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have launched a survey for early childhood education (ECE) personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

▸ Published on 29 April 2020

Based on a rigorous review process, three (3) African scholars and one (1) African institution have been selected for their distinctive research on education policies and practices in Africa and for creating the institutional environment that enables such research.

▸ Published on 23 April 2020

Since its emergence in late 2019, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has evolved into a pandemic, heavily affecting the lives of billions of people across the world with an anticipated huge impact on the global economy and Africa in particular.

▸ Published on 21 April 2020

Raise your hand if you remember your favourite book from childhood. We certainly do! The value an exciting read brings into a child’s life knows no bounds.To make quality early-grade reading materials available in a variety of languages, the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) joined several partners in co-organizing a month-long virtual translation initiative – known as #TranslateAStory.

▸ Published on 16 April 2020

The education systems of most countries will suffer, in one way or another, from the immediate and future consequences of the serious effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, this already assumes that countries are looking for new approaches to mitigate these effects on the education and training of young people.

▸ Published on 24 March 2020

Dear members of the ADEA education network,

It is our hope that you are safe and secure with your families and/or loved ones at this time of COVID-19, which is heavily negatively impacting the education system and teaching and learning at all levels globally.

▸ Published on 04 March 2020

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 4 March  2020 – The African Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have called for stronger links between technical and vocational education and training and industry to equip young people with the skills they need to boost technological advancement, trade and growth in Africa.