▸ 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.

▸ 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.