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▸ Published on 06 January 2014

November 25-29, 2013, ADEA’s Acting Executive Secretary Hamidou Boukary participated in the Sixth International Policy Dialogue Forum of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All (EFA) and on November 29 in the meeting of the partners of the African Union Commission (AUC) on the Pan-African Conference on Teacher Development (PACTED)...

▸ Published on 06 January 2014

ADEA has been called to lead the development of a strategic policy framework for the education of nomads. This responsibility was assigned to ADEA during the Regional Conference for Education in Nomadic Environments of the Sahel-Sahara region” that took place in Niamey, Niger, December 2-5, 2013...

▸ Published on 02 January 2014

The 7th Meeting of the Committee of Directors General of National Statistics Offices took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, December 5-7, 2013. The objectives of the meeting were to consider the status and challenges inherent in the production and use of economic statistics.

▸ Published on 02 January 2014

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) of the Government of Kenya (GoK) is currently exploring ways and means of implementing the “One-Laptop-Per-Child” pledge made by President Uhuru Kenyatta as he came into Office last year...

▸ Published on 29 December 2013

The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting in May 2013 in Addis Ababa, recommended that a development agenda for Africa for the coming 50 years be put in place. This agenda will help Africa overcome under-development...

▸ Published on 22 December 2013

The First Inter-Ministerial Forum held from 9 – 11 December in Tunis ended with a call for African countries to prepare and adopt a national policy framework to integrate ICT in their education and training systems. The Conference also called educators to invest much more time, money and effort in information and communication technology (ICT)...

▸ Published on 19 December 2013

Over the years, the Southern Africa Consortium for the Measurement of Education Quality (SACMEQ) and ADEA have collaborated on a number of initiatives in the SADC and Eastern Africa regions...

▸ Published on 19 December 2013

The 13th Annual Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education in West, East, Central and Southern Africa (SMASE-WECSA) Conference, was held in Nairobi, Kenya October 28-November 1, 2013, on the theme ‘Rethinking the Strategies for the Future Sustainability of SMASE-WECSA’...

▸ Published on 06 December 2013

Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Mandela regarded education as the tool for developing Africa and empowering individuals to lift themselves out of poverty...

▸ Published on 19 November 2013

Mr. Harry Sawyerr passed away on November 8, 2013 in Accra, Ghana at the age of 87. He was a renowned educationist, quantity surveyor, politician and statesman. He served as Minister of Education in Ghana from 1993 to 1997 and as Minister for Transport and Communication from 1979 to 1981...

▸ Published on 07 November 2013

From 18 – 22 October, the Second EFA Big Push Conference on the Implementation of the EFA Acceleration Plan in Volunteer African Countries was held in Luanda, Angola. ADEA was represented at this conference by Mr. Mohamed Chérif Diarra, Coordinator of the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WG EMPS). The conference mainly assessed the progress made by a first wave of eight countries in the implementation of their EFA acceleration plan...

▸ Published on 07 November 2013

At the request of the Liberian Ministry of Education, Mr. Mohamed Chérif Diarra, Coordinator of the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WGEMPS) participated in the Liberia Joint Education Sector Review Workshop and Consultations with Liberia’s Ministry of Education officials, held in Monrovia from September 23 to October 1, 2013. This was in support of Liberia’s planning of a Policy Dialogue Forum on Education in Reconstruction and Youth Skills Development...

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