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▸ Published on 17 January 2014

Based on a request made by the SADC Secretariat at its recent annual ministers meeting in Maputo, Swaziland and Botswana were designated to undergo a SADC Peer Review of their EMIS systems based on the SADC EMIS Norms and Standard Framework approved in 2012.

▸ Published on 16 January 2014

ADEA had the great pleasure of greeting the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in Tunis, during the 39th Session of the ADEA Steering Committee...

▸ Published on 16 January 2014

ADEA held the 39th Session of its Steering Committee in Tunis, December 12-13, 2013. The meeting discussed the 2014 Program and Budget, ADEA’s financial situation and implementation of the organizational audit conducted in 2013...

▸ Published on 09 January 2014

Following his retirement from active service as the Executive Secretary of ADEA, the members of the ADEA Steering Committee and Staff at the ADEA Secretariat in Tunis, and the Working Groups based in various regions of Africa bid farewell to their former Executive Secretary on Friday December 13, 2013...

▸ Published on 09 January 2014

ADEA responded to a request by the Liberian Minister of Education Government to visit the country to assess how ADEA could support educational development in Liberia. Being a post-conflict country, Liberia is faced with a myriad of educational challenges in terms of access, quality and equity that need to be addressed in order to bring the country back on the developmental path...

▸ Published on 06 January 2014

In September, 2013 ADEA’s former Executive Secretary, Mr. Ahlin Byll-Cataria and Mr. Hamidou Boukary, currently Acting Executive Secretary met with the Prime Minister of Niger and four ministers in charge of the different sub-sectors of education (TVET, Primary, Secondary and Higher Education)...

▸ Published on 06 January 2014

November 25-29, 2013, ADEA’s Acting Executive Secretary Hamidou Boukary participated in the Sixth International Policy Dialogue Forum of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All (EFA) and on November 29 in the meeting of the partners of the African Union Commission (AUC) on the Pan-African Conference on Teacher Development (PACTED)...

▸ Published on 06 January 2014

ADEA has been called to lead the development of a strategic policy framework for the education of nomads. This responsibility was assigned to ADEA during the Regional Conference for Education in Nomadic Environments of the Sahel-Sahara region” that took place in Niamey, Niger, December 2-5, 2013...

▸ Published on 02 January 2014

The 7th Meeting of the Committee of Directors General of National Statistics Offices took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, December 5-7, 2013. The objectives of the meeting were to consider the status and challenges inherent in the production and use of economic statistics.

▸ Published on 02 January 2014

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) of the Government of Kenya (GoK) is currently exploring ways and means of implementing the “One-Laptop-Per-Child” pledge made by President Uhuru Kenyatta as he came into Office last year...

▸ Published on 29 December 2013

The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting in May 2013 in Addis Ababa, recommended that a development agenda for Africa for the coming 50 years be put in place. This agenda will help Africa overcome under-development...

▸ Published on 22 December 2013

The First Inter-Ministerial Forum held from 9 – 11 December in Tunis ended with a call for African countries to prepare and adopt a national policy framework to integrate ICT in their education and training systems. The Conference also called educators to invest much more time, money and effort in information and communication technology (ICT)...

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