ADEA News Briefs, November 2013

Version française de ce bulletin : Bulletin d'information de l'ADEA, numéro 1 

ADEA News Briefs, November 2013

Dear ADEA partners and other readers,

Welcome to this maiden edition of the ADEA news bulletin, which as from now will be published periodically to provide you with a broader view of all of ADEA’s activities in Africa and beyond. The bulletin is based on all information published on our Focus page on the ADEA website ( It focuses on the events, thoughts and reflections that concern ADEA’s involvement in Education in Africa. It will carry varying news and information on new and innovative developments in the education sector in Africa, as well as the roles that each stakeholder is currently playing to accelerate developments in the education sector in Africa.

Arguments and opinions can be generated through this forum and we encourage our readers to provide us with regular feedback on the informational issues that will feature in this news bulletin.

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  • ADEA holds follow-up workshop for the implementation of Triennial recommendations

    A two-day methodological workshop for the development of a conceptual and methodological approach for the implementation of the strategic policy framework to follow up on the Triennial ended on Tuesday 29 October, 2013 in Tunis. The workshop drew 33 experts from the ADEA Secretariat, the Working Groups, the Inter-Quality Country Nodes (ICQNs), Task Forces, and other stakeholders from Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Kano State (Nigeria), Mauritius, Niger, and representatives of the Youth and the African Diaspora...

  • ADEA holds a high level meeting in Niger

    At the invitation of the Government of Niger, Mr. Ahlin Byll-Cataria and Mr. Hamidou Boukary held high level meetings with Nigerien officials in Niamey to discuss ADEA’s strategic policy framework for the follow-up of the 2012 Triennial. ADEA will now focus its activities on a few countries and more particularly on those for which the Heads of State were present at the Triennial...

  • ADEA supports teachers’ audit in Niger

    From 26-30 August, 2013 Mr. Ahlin Byll-Cataria and Mr. Hamidou Boukary travelled to Niger at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Niger to assist, among other things, in providing technical support to a national workshop to shed light on a teacher audit exercise and define its scope of work. The Government of Niger asked the International Task Force on Teachers (ITF/EFA) and ADEA to provide technical assistance in drafting a project document and also support the organization of a validation workshop (funded by ITF/TEFA) in Niamey...

  • ADEA Working Group participates in Technical Consultation Meeting on Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in Seoul, Republic of Korea

    UNESCO, the Republic of Korea's Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education, and the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) invited ADEA to participate in a Technical Consultative Meeting held in Seoul, Korea from 9 – 10 September, 2013...

  • ADEA Working Group Participates in the Annual SADC Secretariat and Education Ministers Meeting in Maputo, Mozambique

    From 16 – 20 September, 2013, ADEA participated in the annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat Senior Officials and Education Ministers meeting held in Maputo, Mozambique. Ms. Angela Arnott, team leader from the ADEA Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (WG EMPS) represented ADEA at the meeting...

  • Morgus, Switzerland, September, 2013 - Meeting of the SDC education network focuses on those who are difficult to take into account, and easy to forget

    A meeting of the Education Network of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) was held in Morges, Switzerland, from 16 to 20 September 2013. The objective of the meeting was to provide a forum for exchange of best practices in advocacy for quality education for all, including the disadvantaged...