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▸ Published on 19 December 2013

Over the years, the Southern Africa Consortium for the Measurement of Education Quality (SACMEQ) and ADEA have collaborated on a number of initiatives in the SADC and Eastern Africa regions...

▸ Published on 19 December 2013

The 13th Annual Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education in West, East, Central and Southern Africa (SMASE-WECSA) Conference, was held in Nairobi, Kenya October 28-November 1, 2013, on the theme ‘Rethinking the Strategies for the Future Sustainability of SMASE-WECSA’...

▸ Published on 06 December 2013

Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Mandela regarded education as the tool for developing Africa and empowering individuals to lift themselves out of poverty...

▸ Published on 19 November 2013

Mr. Harry Sawyerr passed away on November 8, 2013 in Accra, Ghana at the age of 87. He was a renowned educationist, quantity surveyor, politician and statesman. He served as Minister of Education in Ghana from 1993 to 1997 and as Minister for Transport and Communication from 1979 to 1981...

▸ Published on 07 November 2013

From 18 – 22 October, the Second EFA Big Push Conference on the Implementation of the EFA Acceleration Plan in Volunteer African Countries was held in Luanda, Angola. ADEA was represented at this conference by Mr. Mohamed Chérif Diarra, Coordinator of the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WG EMPS). The conference mainly assessed the progress made by a first wave of eight countries in the implementation of their EFA acceleration plan...

▸ Published on 07 November 2013

At the request of the Liberian Ministry of Education, Mr. Mohamed Chérif Diarra, Coordinator of the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS) participated in the Liberia Joint Education Sector Review Workshop and Consultations with Liberia’s Ministry of Education officials, held in Monrovia from September 23 to October 1, 2013. This was in support of Liberia’s planning of a Policy Dialogue Forum on Education in Reconstruction and Youth Skills Development...

▸ Published on 30 October 2013

A two-day methodological workshop for the development of a conceptual and methodological approach for the implementation of the strategic policy framework to follow up on the Triennial ended on Tuesday 29 October, 2013 in Tunis...

▸ Published on 15 October 2013

From 26-30 August, 2013 Mr. Ahlin Byll-Cataria and Mr. Hamidou Boukary travelled to Niger at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Niger to assist, among other things, in providing technical support to a national workshop to shed light on a teacher audit exercise and define its scope of work. The Government of Niger asked the International Task Force on Teachers (ITF/EFA) and ADEA to provide technical assistance in drafting a project document and also support the organization of a validation workshop (funded by ITF/TEFA) in Niamey...

▸ Published on 15 October 2013

A seminar of the Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN/TVSD) on the subject of national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) took place in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire from July 8-9, 2013. Forty-seven professionals from training and employment ministries from 13 African countries and experts from ADEA attended the seminar...

▸ Published on 15 October 2013

At the invitation of the Government of Niger, Mr. Ahlin Byll-Cataria and Mr. Hamidou Boukary held high level meetings with Nigerien officials in Niamey to discuss ADEA’s strategic policy framework for the follow-up of the 2012 Triennial. ADEA will now focus its activities on a few countries and more particularly on those for which the Heads of State were present at the Triennial...

▸ Published on 03 October 2013

A meeting of the Education Network of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) was held in Morges, Switzerland, from 16 to 20 September 2013. The objective of the meeting was to provide a forum for exchange of best practices in advocacy for quality education for all, including the disadvantaged...

▸ Published on 27 September 2013

UNESCO, the Republic of Korea's Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education, and the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) invited ADEA to participate in a Technical Consultative Meeting held in Seoul, Korea from 9 – 10 September, 2013...

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