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  • Toolkit on Communication for Education and Development
    ADEA launched the printed version of its Toolkit on Communication for Education and Development. This comprehensive training and reference tool was developed by the Working Group on Communication for Education and Development (WGCOMED) to improve communication at all levels to enhance education for development and especially to achieve the objectives of universal basic education for all. There is a dire need for journalists and communication officers to be adequately trained to take on the tasks of promoting education in Africa in order to contribute effectively in meeting the development needs of Africa. This toolkit is intended for journalists, communication officers in ministries of education in Africa, and education campaign activists on the continent. It will be used by government institutions, universities, the African Union and all the nine regional economic groupings on the African continent. This toolkit contains 40 modules that will be continually updated so as to never become obsolete. The online version, which is being finalized, will provide regular updating through podcasts, online broadcasting, and a feedback mechanism that will allow partners and other media institutions to add their contributions. The toolkit is the result of two years of consultations with professionals in the fields of communication and education, including journalists, experts in communication, education specialists, university professors, Education for All activists, and training institutions (particularly CFPJ and ESJ in France).
  • At a Glance: 10 Years (1999- 2009) of COMED
    This publication is a report on the major activities of WGCOMED since its inception in 1998. Full coverage of its activities began in January 1999. It is well illustrated with the photos of the many actors children, journalists, and communication officers in ministries of education in Africa, media experts, and members of civil society groups on the African continent. The publication is an advocacy document directed at all the key partners of WGCOMED including development agencies, bilateral and multilateral donors and financial agencies supporting education in Africa.