South Africa: Government’s focus on education commended

Pretoria - The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) has commended government's determination to prioritise education as a key tool to addressing the country's...

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Education against the odds

LINGUIRI, 21 February 2011 (IRIN) - Decades of political violence in northern Central African Republic have caused widespread destruction and displacement. The educational sector...

Morocco Universities introduce Communications Training Certificate

Alcatel-Lucent and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, announced an agreement to offer students a training and certification program based on Alcatel-Lucent technologies and...

AFRICA: New plan for graduate employment

Higher education leaders meeting in Ghana last month agreed that Africa needs to enhance the employability of graduates by supporting students in their attempts...

Education Partnership reduces University internet costs

A global education partnership is working to help selected pioneer African universities make significant savings on their internet bandwidth costs. Through the Bandwidth Consortium (BWC)...

Kenya: UNICEF advocates investment in educating adolescents

Nairobi — With the majority (88 percent) of the world's 1.2 billion adolescents living in developing countries, investing in their education and training could...

AFRICA: Connecting higher education and development

The Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa, HERANA, has gathered the most comprehensive and systematic data on a group of Sub-Saharan African...

South Africa: FETs called to increase student intake

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize has called on Further Education and Training (FET) colleges to increase their intake to cater for learners...

South Africa: Motshekga hails EU support of primary education

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga signed a key agreement with the EU's ambassador to South Africa on Tuesday, opening the gates for a R1.2...

South Africa: Education to receive large slice of budget

The South Africa government has set aside 21% of the 2011 budget for improving the quality of education. This was revealed during Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s...

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