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▸ Published on 13 November 2017

The Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) has partnered with Alford Books Publishers to offer all schools across Africa exciting supplementary reading materials...

▸ Published on 09 November 2017

African youth successfully affirmed their support to the Secondary Education in Africa Today (SEAT) project - a joint initiative by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) – and provided key feedback, experiences and recommandations on the project’s approach, focus and strategy. ADEA  and MCF proactively brought together fifteen (15) youth, aged between 19 and 27 years, from West and North Africa...

▸ Published on 17 October 2017

The Association of African Universities (AAU) in partnership with Trust Africa and the Association for the Development of Education’s Working Group on Higher Education (ADEA-WGHE) invites you to join a Higher Education Forum Webinar on “Promoting Diversification, Differentiation, and Harmonization of the Higher Education Systems at the Institutional, National, Regional and Continental levels”. The purpose of this forum is to enable African countries consolidate and assure the quality of educational provision against locally, regionally, and internationally agreed upon benchmarks of excellence...

▸ Published on 16 October 2017

A joint initiative by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)’s Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS), Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL), and the Network of African Learning Assessments (NALA) resulted in the successful training of 54 experts from 7 African countries. This 5-day training of trainers’ workshop covered Psychometrics, Competency Based Curriculum and Competency Based Assessment...

▸ Published on 03 October 2017

3rd October 2017 – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: The Ministers of Education of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) resolved that all the region’s member states’ Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) be subjected to a peer review by ADEA using the regional Norms and Standards Assessment Framework, supported by the ECOWAS Commission in partnership with other key stakeholders.

▸ Published on 22 September 2017

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...

▸ Published on 31 August 2017

Increased awareness of the Continental Education Strategy for Africa 2016-2025 (CESA 16-25), Science Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024), and the UNESCO Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) (2016-2021). The African Union Commission’s Department of Human Resources Science and Technology (AUC-HRST) – Education Division and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa’s Working Groups on Communication for Education and Development (ADEA WG-COMED) and Education Management and Policy Support (ADEA WG-EMPS)...

▸ Published on 30 August 2017

Expanding Early Childhood Care and Education workforce in Sub-Saharan Africa through ADEA Inter-Country Quality Node on Early Childhood Development

Experts in Early Childhood Development (ECD) validated the ECD practitioner and teacher training resource guide and its implementation tools during an Expert Consultative Meeting organized by the ADEA Inter –Country Quality Node on Early Childhood Development (ICQN-ECD) and the African Early Childhood Network (AfECN). The resource guide and implementation have been developed by AfECN for use in an African context. The meeting took place from 6th to 8th June 2017 in ‘Pearle Beach Hotel’, Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius...

▸ Published on 27 July 2017

The French-Speaking World Conference of Ministers for Youth and Sport (CONFEJES) designated ADEA as a guest of honour at the International Conference on the Protection of the Integrity of Sport, which CONFEJES organised on Saturday 22nd July 2017, on the margins of the 8th edition of the Francophone Games, known as Jeux de la Francophonie, held from 21st to 30th July 2017, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

▸ Published on 21 July 2017

Experts from Zambia reviewed and approved the Learning Assessment Systems Evaluation Framework (LASEF) at a meeting that ADEA convened between the 10th and 11th of July at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, through its Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS), in partnership with the Network of African Learning Assessments (NALA) and the country’s Ministry of General Education and the Examinations Council. The review realigned the norms and standards to integrate the Zambian perspective. Zambia now joins Kenya, Rwanda and Senegal who had already approved the framework...

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