▸ Published on 01 June 2021

Abidjan/Ouagadougou, 29 April 2021 – The KIX Observatory Consortium, composed of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the African Union’s International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA), 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 the 40 Global Partnership

▸ 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. It is a 5-week timeline of activities for schools across the continent.

▸ Published on 18 March 2021

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (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.

The launch of the ICQN on Secondary Education was intended to raise awareness and publicity for the Botswana-led ICQN and share the latest transformation strides on reforms “Outcome Based Education and its associated pathways” in Botswana.

▸ 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.

▸ 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!".