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▸ Published on 07 May 2019

Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) 7th May 2019 – The Books and Learning Materials (BLM) section of the Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) is organizing a Forum on “Publishing Collaborative” in Lagos (Nigeria) from 8th to 9th May 2019 at Jelili Adebi

▸ Published on 22 March 2019

As the African continent prepares for a period of profound change, with the launch of a drive to create a common free trade area, increasing exposure to global markets and technological innovation affecting every sector, this year’s eLearning Africa will ask some fundamental questions.

▸ Published on 20 February 2019

On 28th January 2019, in the Joint Chambers of the Capitol Building, Dr. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, stressed in his annual message to the 54th National Legislature the significant contribution of ADEA to youth skills development for the oil palm industry in his country. 

▸ Published on 12 February 2019

The Books and Learning Materials (BLM) section of the Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) of ADEA is organizing a Bloom Software Training Workshop in Ouagadougou from 18th to 21st February 2019 at the Ramada Pearl Hotel.

▸ Published on 11 February 2019

The Department of Basic Education of the Republic of South Africa, together with UNICEF South Africa, the LEGO Foundation, and the ADEA will host the inaugural Continental Play-Based Learning for the 21st century skills Conference in Pretoria, from February 25 to 27, 2019.

▸ Published on 13 December 2018

The ADEA Steering Committee today announced the appointment of Mr. Albert Nsengiyumva of the Republic of Rwanda as the Association’s new Executive Secretary with effect from January 2019. Mr. Nsengiyumva succeeds Oley Dibba-Wadda, former ADEA Executive Secretary (2014 - 2017).

▸ Published on 13 December 2018

The ADEA Steering Committee today announced the appointment of Ms. Oley Lucretia Clara Dibba-Wadda of the Republic of the Gambia as the new Executive Committee Chairperson with effect from January 2019.

▸ Published on 06 December 2018

ADEA in partnership with the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) presented the feasibility study results of the African Education Fund (AEF) during the African Union’s First Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Committee of Ten (C10) Heads of State and Government Championing Education, Science and Technology.

▸ Published on 22 November 2018

The Books and Learning Materials (BLM) section of the ADEA Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) is organizing an “In-country workshop for guineans writers in national languages” in Conakry (Guinea) from 28th November to 1st December 2018 at the University of Conakry.

▸ Published on 05 November 2018

The Books and Learning Materials (BLM) Section of the ADEA Inter Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) is organizing the fourth “Enabling Writers: Bloom Software Training of Trainers Workshop” in Kampala (Uganda) from 6th to 9th November 2018 at  Imperial Royale Hotel.

▸ Published on 25 October 2018

On Friday 5 October 2018, the Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Senegal and Chair of the Steering Committee of the  Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Hon. Prof. Mary Teuw Niane successfully launched ADEA’s new Strategic Plan (2018-2022) and the Senegal-led Inter-Country Quality Node on Higher Education and Scientific Research (ICQN-HESR).

▸ Published on 12 October 2018

Across the globe, we’re facing a learning crisis — 617 million children, adolescents, and youth who are in school are not reaching minimum proficiency levels in reading or math. In sub-Saharan Africa, 85 percent of children in school are not mastering these foundational skills. In East Africa, “literacy and numeracy skills are generally low, vary between countries, and show no clear signs of progress over the last five years.”

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