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▸ 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. 

▸ Published on 13 January 2020

Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) 13th January 2020 – The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) is glad to announce that the merging of its different working groups into ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Nodes (ICQNs) has been successfully completed.

▸ Published on 18 December 2019

The Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN-TVSD) of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) organized from 9th to 10th December 2019 in Abidjan a continental workshop to promote and assess the achievements of the education-training-work continuum in Africa.

▸ Published on 13 December 2019

A technical seminar on national book and reading policies (NBRP) in Africa involving six countries just ended in Kigali (Rwanda), where it saw the adoption of the African Union (AU) Continental Book and Reading Framework and where a customized tool kit that will provide a road map on policy formulation was agreed upon.

▸ Published on 13 December 2019

ADEA, USAID through GBA and AUC, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie of Côte d'Ivoire, jointly organized a follow-up technical seminar on National Book and Reading Policies (NBRP) in Africa to support quality education for national development through sustained and improved literacy for the benefit of African peoples.

▸ Published on 12 December 2019

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Government of the Republic of Namibia through the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) successfully carried out and published the evaluation report on effectiveness of implementation of the school attendance policy in Namibia.