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▸ 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.

▸ 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.

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