Knowledge and Resources

This is a compilation of Knowledge and Resources in the ADEA Network. The sharing of Knowledge is an important strategic objective of the ADEA. The social capital of all of stakeholders in Education in Africa is developed through exchange of information and the sharing of knowledge within and outside the ADEA network. This section provides a wide range of articles, books, and documents that relate to the development of education and training produced and published in the ADEA network.


The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet. There is an urgent need for greater headway in education...

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity contracted  the ADEA Secretariat and FAWE to produce a Policy Brief on “Developing the Education Workforce in Africa: Focusing on the Role of Families and Communities.” This Background paper contributed to the Commission’s report on “Learning Generation: Investing in education for a changing World” that was launched early this week.

This document is a report of the 2nd Ministerial Forum on the integration of ICT in education and training. The Forum was held in Abidjan from 7th to 9th June 2016. This report was prepared by Claude LISHOU, the Forum’s general rapporteur.

GRALE III provides policymakers, researchers and practitioners with compelling evidence for the wider benefits of ALE across all of these areas. In so doing, it highlights some of the major contributions that ALE can make to realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Results for Development Institute (R4D) and International Education Partners Ltd. (IEP) partnership led the feasibility study and analysis. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), and the Global Reading Network (GRN).

CESA 16-25 is a continental strategy that matches the 2016-2025 framework of the African Union 2063 Agenda, meets the Common African Position (CAP) on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and draws lessons from previous continental plans and strategies with regard to the role and place of the AUC (AU) which, unlike member states, has no territory for the implementation of strategies in the field.

This Gender Report provides detailed evidence of how much has been achieved in the past 15 years towards gender parity and reducing all forms of gender inequalities in education but also where considerable – some quite intractable – challenges remain. It highlights notable progress in gender parity in primary and secondary education, particularly in South and West Asia, while underscoring the persistent barriers to achieving gender equality in education...

Declaration of the Kigali Ministerial Conference of the Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN-TVSD) on "PromotingInvestment in Skills and Competencies acquisition by trainers and entrepreneurs in African countries.

The 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) is a triennial meeting of education ministers across the Commonwealth, and provides a forum to engage in meaningful dialogue on education. It was held in Nassau, The Bahamas from 22-26 June 2015 and convened under the theme “Quality Education for Equitable Development: Performance, Paths and Productivity”...

This report is provided by the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS). The Working group facilitated its first ever training on the development of policy briefs. This session was hosted at the Harare secretariat from the 20th to the 24th of April.  

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