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▸ Published on 02 March 2021

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA); the African Publishers Network (APNET); the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA); the Pan-African Booksellers Association (PABA); the African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) and Borders Literature for all Nations, with the key support of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Namibia will launch on 23rd April 2021 – World Book Day – the African Chapter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Book Club.

▸ Published on 28 February 2021

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) in close collaboration with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) co-organized the official virtual launch of the storybook translation initiative and pathfinding pilot for the Digital Public Goods Alliance on 2nd March 2021 from 10am to 11am GMT on Zoom.

▸ Published on 09 February 2021

The brief – which examines issues and provides success stories as well as key interventions and recommendations – focused on two major areas: 1) Teachers and teaching during COVID-19; and 2) Learner well-being during COVID-19.

▸ Published on 26 January 2021

The new, multilingual initiative sees book sector organisations from across the African continent come together and commit to augmenting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Book Club with a collection of English, French, Arabic and Kiswahili books about the different goals for children.

▸ Published on 26 December 2020

The team at ADEA wishes you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year.

Thank you for your continued support and partnership especially amid this COVID-19 pandemic.

We look forward to working with you again in 2021!


▸ Published on 25 December 2020

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that left an estimated 250 million primary and secondary school learners across Africa not attending school, the all-virtual 2020 SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) has celebrated a successful year with students and teachers engaged in coding and digital skills learning across Africa

▸ Published on 02 December 2020

How can people acquire the skills needed to digitize work to take on new tasks? What must TVET strategies look like to bring technology closer to learners, teachers and managers? These and other questions were discussed on November 26 during the online colloquium on DTVET co-organized by ADEA and Festo Didactic.

▸ Published on 30 November 2020

The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020) under the global theme, “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!".

▸ Published on 26 November 2020

ADEA and the African Union’s International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) have officially launched the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) Observatory on COVID-19 responses in the educational systems in Africa.

▸ Published on 13 November 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, a Consortium comprising of ADEA and AU/CIEFFA, with technical support from the UNESCO UIS, has been setup to develop and manage the GPE KIX Observatory on COVID-19 responses in the educational systems in Africa. 

▸ Published on 22 October 2020

Launching a joint white paper at the Global Education Meeting hosted by UNESCO, the Save Our Future campaign put forward an evidence-based roadmap with concrete recommendations for governments to reimagine education systems post-COVID-19.

▸ Published on 12 October 2020

Africa’s biggest digital skills initiative is now underway. SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) officially launched its sixth edition on Monday October 5th with an all-new virtual format and a host of exciting new developments.