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▸ 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...

▸ Published on 20 July 2018

ADEA and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) have joined forces to propose 34 indicators for measuring the quality of Literacy and Non-Formal Education (LNFE) at a workshop for West African countries – jointly organized by the two institutions – in Nouakchott, Mauritania, from 25th to 27th June 2018. This technical meeting reviewed and provided countries with various indicators for measuring literacy and non-formal education quality...

▸ Published on 28 May 2018

Twenty-five experts in education management information systems (EMIS), education planning, vocational training, higher education, literacy, and non-formal education from Morocco and Egypt produced a draft EMIS norms and standards document for North Africa. This benchmarking tool was the main result, together with a roadmap for its finalization, technical validation and political adoption, of the workshop held in Rabat (Kingdom of Morocco) from 16th to 20th April 2018, organized by ADEA and with the support of ISESCO...

▸ Published on 14 May 2018

The ADEA's Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN/TVSD), with financial support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and coordinated by NORRAG, has produced a Compendium that analyses and demonstrates country case study experience in shifting from the Education Training Continuum to the Education-Training-Work Continuum...

▸ Published on 07 May 2018

Under the ongoing ADEA / Global Book Alliance (GBA) partnership supported by the  United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the ADEA’s Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) organize the second in a series of several training opportunities for African writers in local languages, popularly referred to as the “Enabling Writers: Bloom Software Training of Trainers Workshops”. The first workshop for Anglophone writers took place in Abuja (Nigeria) from 17 to 20 April 2018....

▸ Published on 04 May 2018

ADEA through its Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS) has just successfully completed an assessment concerning theEducation Management Information System (EMIS) of the Ministry of Education of Angola. The main outcomes of this Peer Review will be a detailed EMIS report outlining what steps the Ministry of Education Angola will need to take in order to be able produce and use ‘Quality Statistics’...

▸ Published on 27 April 2018

The “Enabling Writers: Bloom Software Training of Trainers Workshop” on the award winning Bloom Software – developed by SIL-LEAD – just  ended in Abuja (Nigeria) with the successful result of training 13 African Anglophone writers to design and publish quality reading resources with content that reflects the child's culture and language. Under the ongoing ADEA /Global Book Alliance (GBA), partnership supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the ADEA’s Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) has rolled out the first in a series of several training opportunities for African writers in local languages...

▸ Published on 26 April 2018

The African Forum on Youth Skills and Enterprises in the Digital Age, under the theme "Harnessing Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth" ended on April 19th in Tunis with a major joint recommendation: It is crucial to ensure that Africa’s youth have the relevant and appropriate digital skills (from a very early age) as they prepare for the jobs of the future...

▸ Published on 17 April 2018

African Ministers of Education, Technical and Vocational Skills Development (TVSD), Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Higher Education and Employment, as well as representatives of development cooperation partners, private sector, civil society and youth, will be gathering in Tunis for the “African Forum on Youth Skills and Enterprises in the Digital Age”, in order to share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programs...

▸ Published on 16 April 2018

The ADEA's Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS), in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), is organizing a technical workshop (from 16 to 20 April 2018 in the Kingdom of Morocco) whose main objective is the development of a framework for the evaluation of norms and standards on Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) for the North African region...

▸ Published on 16 April 2018

Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire),  12th April 2018 – Under the ongoing Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)Global Book Alliance (GBA),partnership supported by the  United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the ADEA’s Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) has rolled out the first in series of several training opportunities for African writers in local languages, popularly referred to as the “

Group photo taken during the opening ceremony of the Global Book Alliance (GBA) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | Copyright: ADEA

▸ Published on 01 February 2018

Abidjan, 1st February 2018 – A high level technical meeting on the Global Book Alliance (GBA), organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)’s Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) successfully developed a common draft action plan around five pillars for advocating and establishing innovative and effective mech

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