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▸ 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.”

▸ Published on 28 September 2018

Under the umbrella of the Global Books Alliance (GBA), ADEA – through the Books and Learning Materials section of its Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) – and in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized three activities with the Ghana’s book industry stakeholders on the occasion of the Ghana International Book Fair (GIBF).

▸ Published on 27 August 2018

Under the ongoing and successful partnership established between ADEA and the Global Book Alliance (GBA) – supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - the Books and Learning Materials section of the ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) is organizing three activities with the Ghana Book Industry Stakeholders on the occasion of the Ghana International Book Fair (GIBF).

▸ Published on 17 August 2018

"One thread that connects all initiatives aimed at returning a higher value to the teaching profession in Africa, and where the work must start, is the inner-reflection by teachers – deliberately embracing the intrinsic aspect of motivation towards self-empowerment..." This was the main message from the acting Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Mr. Shem Bodo...

▸ Published on 25 July 2018

Experts in Education Management Information System (EMIS) from Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Mauritania technically validated the EMIS Norms and Standards and their Assessment Framework for North Africa during a workshop held in Tunis (Tunisia) from 18 to 22 June 2018, organized by ADEA's Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS).

▸ Published on 24 July 2018

ADEA through its Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS) presented the activities of its  Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL), the recommendations of the ADEA 2017 Triennale as well the Most Significant Change stories initiative at the 62nd International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET).

▸ Published on 20 July 2018

The outgoing Secretary of State for Technical Education and Vocational Training, Mamadou Toure, recently promoted to Minister for Youth Promotion and Youth Employment, proceeded with the transfer of responsibilities with the Minister of National Education, Technical Education and Vocational Training, Kandia Kamissoko Camara, on Friday July 13, 2018 before high officials of the Ivorian government, development cooperation partners, representatives of organizations of teachers and students...

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