Most read reports
- United Nations, World Bank, and Humanitarian Organizations Launch Innovative Partnership to End Famine [EN/AR]
- Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 3, September 2018
- African Risk Capacity Becomes a Member of the World Economic Forum
- A Future Stolen: Young and out of school
- ECOWAS forum urges modernisation of hydromet and disaster risk management services
Ce blog est le cinquième blog publié en 2018 dans le cadre de la collaboration entre l’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA) et le Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE), collaboration qui a débuté en 2017.
Today, June 16, marks the celebration of the Day of the African Child
This is the fifth blog post published in 2018 as part of the collaborative effort started in 2017 between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 22 septembre 2017 – La Banque islamique de développement (BID) et l’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA) ont signé le 14 septembre 2017 à Djeddah (Arabie Saoudite) un Protocole d’accord (PdA) sur la coopération dans le secteur de l’éducation en Afrique, visant à apporter à leurs pays membres communs un soutien pour atteindre les Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et ceux de l’Agenda 2063 pour l’Afrique.
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 22nd September 2017 - The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) signed on 14th September in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the education sector in Africa, aimed at supporting common Member Countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063.
This Outlook on Education report for the EAC region was produced on behalf of the African Union (AU) - Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST) - for the 2014 Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union (COMEDAF) meeting by a team from the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS) together with the EAC Secretariat.
International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, offers an opportunity for a reminder that many girls in Africa cannot go to school or must leave school early, for social, cultural, economic or political reasons.
UNESCO’s EFA Global Monitoring Report shows that the gender gap persists in Africa as regards access, staying in school and succeeding in school, despite improvement in enrollment rates. In 2011:
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 for more and better education for Africa’s continued economic growth and for the job opportunities that such growth brings for the continent’s population. To that end, “Africa’s educators must invest much more time, money and effort in information and communication technology (ICT)” the conference concluded.
In times of conflict and crisis, resources are diverted from core activities such as education to tackle emergency situations. As a consequence, these core public services deteriorate or collapse depending on the severity of the crisis. Education provision has recently been recognized as a key humanitarian response in a situation of crisis or emergency and vital in normalizing a conflict situation for affected communities.
Education is the greatest tool that can used to enhance all development activities on the global scene. It is for this reason that Africa sees the need to set in motion the process of accelerating its development effort through education and communication.
Paradigm shift. Given the many changes in the socio-economic environment of African countries and the challenges these pose for educational development, a paradigm shift in both the substance of post-primary education and the structure of its provision is necessary. This paradigm shift will be the basis for further expansion across post-primary education (PPE), and the improvement of its quality and relevance.