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.

This document is an account of the proceedings of the 1st African Ministerial Forum on ICT integration in Education and Training that was held in Hotel Ramada in Tunis, Tunisia, December 9-11, 2013. The report was prepared by the general rapporteur for the Forum, Mr. Mamadou Ndoye.

Published by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)


The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) have published a document entitled Status Report on Adolescents and Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Challenges. The report provides key data concerning one-third of the population of sub-Saharan Africa: young people aged 10 to 24. It is structured according to six themes: population, education, employment, sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and gender equality and social protection...

Databases and Statistical Profiles
ADEA Profile: Database on ADEA activities.(CD-Rom)
ADEA has recently updated and improved the compilation of information on its working groups and programs in 48 sub-Saharan African countries. This database contains information on more than 800 activities, including their results and lessons learned. Profile also lists over 300 references, of which over 200 can be consulted in electronic format. Beneficiary countries can also be consulted by activity as well as through the names and roles of agencies/organizations associated with ADEA. Profile also contains the names and addresses of nearly 1500 contacts from more than 500 organizations/agencies/African ministries of education who participate directly or indirectly in ADEA activities.

Videos have been produced by ADEA for its Biennial Meetings which are an opportunity to share and learn from promising experiences taking place in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions of the world. For the 2006 Biennale, ADEA produced four films to illustrate the following themes: effective literacy programs; successful and affordable early childhood development programs; parent and community participation; school leadership. For its 2001 Biennial Meeting, ADEA showed two videos documenting innovative approaches to EFA in El Salvador, Guatemala, India and Bangladesh.

This series of books highlights promising experiences that are taking place on the African continent. The case studies are generally carried out by teams within African Ministries of Education and concern a wide variety of subjects: experiences related to access, equity, relevance and effective management and use of resources; strategies to scale up and sustain effective policies and practices; promising initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS and to improve the quality of education.

ADEA Strategic Medium-Term Plan 2013-2017

Financial support for this publication is provided from ADEA core funds to which the following organizations contribute: African Development Bank (AfDB); The World Bank; European Commission; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF); Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Department of Development Cooperation, Austria; Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Cooperation and Development, France; German Cooperation; Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland; Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom; United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Published by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA).