Official Launch of the ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Secondary Education (ICQN-SE)

Date: 
9 March 2021
Time: 
09:00am to 11:00am GMT
Platform: 

Photo: Ministry of Basic Education - Botswana

The Ministry of Basic Education in Botswana (MOBE) in collaboration with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) will conduct a virtual launch of the Inter-Country Quality Node on Secondary Education (ICQN-SE) on Tuesday, 9th March 2021, from 11:00am to 1:00pm Botswana time (GMT+2). The launch is geared towards raising awareness and publicising the ICQN-SE. Invited participants will include African Ministers of Education, ADEA Secretariat members, Ministry of Basic Education officials, Parliament officials, and representatives from the Mastercard Foundation, Academia and other institutions focused on secondary education.

Objectives of the launch

The objectives of the launch are to:

  1. Creating awareness and publicity for the ICQN-SE
  2. Presenting the latest transformation strides on reforms: “Outcome Based Education and its associated pathways” by the host country (Botswana)
  3. Signing of the MoU between MOBE and ADEA

Expected results

The launch is expected to yield the following deliverables:

  1. Increased visibility of the ICQN-SE
  2. Strengthened partnerships and commitment
  3. Laid down activities, roles and functions of the ICQN-SE 
  4. Detailed guidelines related to the Strategic Framework (2020-2025) of the ICQN-SE​

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Draft Agenda

Introduction

Director of Ceremony

 

Mr. Ndondo Koolese, Director, Ministry of Basic Education, Botswana

Opening Prayer

 

Dr. Spar Mathews

Introduction of Dignitaries

 

Mr. Simon Coles, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Regional Operations, Ministry of Basic Education, Botswana

Welcome Remarks

 

Hon. Nnaniki Wilhemina Makwinja, Assistant Minister for Basic Education, Botswana

ADEA Remarks

 

Mr. Albert Nsengiyumva, Executive Secretary, ADEA

Core of the Event

Presentation by Mastercard Foundation

 

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Presentation by ADEA ICQN on Secondary Education

 

Mr. Mogomotsi Ramatlala, Coordinator, ICQN-SE

Interventions by Ministers/Representatives

 

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Remarks by Strategic Partners in attendance

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Questions and Answers session 

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Presentation by the Ministry of Basic Education (Botswana) on the Education Reforms “Outcome Based Education and Career Pathways” and Formal Launch of the ICQN-SE

 

Hon. Fidelis M. Molao, Minister for Basic Education, Botswana

Closing Remarks

 

Ms. Bridget Poppy John, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Basic Education, Botswana

Closing Prayer

 

Dr. Spar Mathews