Press Releases

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.

Addis Ababa, September 26, 2016

The International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (UNESCO-IICBA), in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC), Education International (EI), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) held a one-day seminar on Teachers’ Support and Motivation at the African Union Conference Center in Addis Ababa.

Nairobi, 7th July 2016

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) in partnership with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) will hold an award ceremony at FAWE House, Kilimani, Nairobi on Thursday 7th July.

Abidjan, November 30, 2015

ADEA will convene the 42nd Session of its Steering Committee in Abidjan at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) offices, in CCIA Building, from Thursday 3rd December to Saturday 5th, 2015.

Nairobi, November 19, 2015

ADEA and the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) are collaborating to launch a competition from Thursday, 19th November to Monday 21st December, that seeks to identify innovative programmes that have advanced girls’ secondary education.

Addis Ababa, October 29, 2015

ADEA and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today announced the beginning of a partnership for the promotion of appropriate education sector policies that support Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

Addis Ababa, October 29, 2015

On the margins of the First Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Education, Science and Technology (STC-EST), the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology and the ADEA Executive Secretary signed an Addendum to the current Memorandum of Understanding between ADEA and the Commission of the African Union (AUC).

Abidjan, August 20, 2015

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) will hold an internal planning and induction workshop from 31st August to 5th September, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire...

Abidjan, July 29, 2015

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa – commonly known as ADEA – is now in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire in the framework of the African Development Bank’s relocation from Tunis, and it is organizing from July 29th to 31st 2015, its first preparatory workshop for the Triennale 2016.

Dakar, March 12, 2015

The three day continental summit on higher education summit culminated in the first draft of the declaration and action plan on African higher education unveiled on Thursday, 12 March 2015, in Dakar, Senegal by TrustAfrica Executive Director, Dr. Tendai Murisa.

Kigali, February 11, 2015

The sub-Saharan Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Education post 2015 ended in the Rwandan capital, Kigali on Wednesday 11 February, 2015 following the issuing of a joint statement by all the partners concerned. 

Kigali, February 9, 2015

A regional platform to improve the provision of quality Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs in Africa was launched on Monday, February 9 in Kigali, Rwanda, during the Ministerial Conference for Sub-Saharan Africa on Education Post-2015. 

Kigali, February 8, 2015

Bureau of the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union (COMEDAF VI) met on 8 February 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss the African position on the global post-2015 Education programme

Abidjan, July 24, 2014

The Ministerial Conference on “Providing the African youth with Skills and Training for Jobs” Adopts a Declaration and a Plan for Inter-Country Cooperation

Tunis, July 17, 2014

Ministerial Conference on “Providing Africa’s Youth with Skills and Training for Jobs” Will Kick Off in Abidjan on July 22, 2014.

Tunis, July 1st 2014

Oley Dibba-Wadda is Appointed Executive Secretary of ADEA

Tunis, Monday 16 June, 2014

Finland and ADEA Renew Funding Agreement for 2014-2016 to Boost Education and Training in Africa

Tunis, May 5, 2014

African Union Second Decade for Education in Africa: The AU and ADEA launch publications on skills for Africa’s accelerated and sustainable development

Yaoundé, April 25, 2014

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) launched two series of publications in Yaoundé on April 24, 2014...

Tunis, April 9, 2014

On March 31 and April 1, 2014, the ADEA Inter-Country Quality Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (ICQN/TVSD) held an “Inter-Country Seminar on Youth Employment in Africa” in Abidjan.