Youth

  • Amara KamatéWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 16:29 

    This is the sixth blog post published in 2018 as part of the collaborative effort launched in 2017 between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

    World Youth Skills Day represents an opportunity to renew the commitment to increase investment in youth empowerment. Offering vocational training to youth—particularly to girls and young women—provides them with the means to acquire work experience and find decent jobs to help improve their prospects.

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  • Satu JärvinenFriday, September 7, 2018 - 10:45 

    “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Socrates

    This blog post is the 4th for 2018 in a collaboration between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), which began in 2017.

    What role African countries will play when emerging cutting-edge technologies will be mainstreamed? Will the technologies increase the divide or provide an unprecedented opportunity? These were two of the main key questions asked during the opening panel at the African Forum on Youth Skills and Enterprises in the Digital Age, which took place in Tunis last month.

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  • Daphne Nawa ChimukaFriday, August 11, 2017 - 17:47 

    This is the 10th blog in a series of collaborations between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa and the Global Partnership for Education 

    On August 12 is International Youth Day. The pressing need to transform the potential of Africa’s large youth population—its greatest asset—into a demographic dividend is the Africa Union’s theme of the year. It recognizes that investments made today in the health, empowerment, education and skills training of youth will determine Africa’s development trajectory of over the next 50 years, and help achieve the “Africa We Want.”

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  • Dorah KitalaFriday, September 28, 2018 - 22:41 

    This is the 9th blog post published in 2018 as part of the collaborative effort launched in 2017 between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

    Peace is the concept of harmony, lack of conflict and freedom from fear of violence. This concept can be found in several key documents adopted by the international community such as the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or the Agenda 2063 for the African continent.

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