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▸ 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

▸ Published on 22 December 2017

Hon. Prof. Mary Teuw Niane, the Minister in charge of Senegal’s Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation is the new Chairperson of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Steering Committee (SC) for the next two years. He replaced Dr. Ashraf El-Shihy, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt...

▸ 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 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.

▸ 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...

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