Post Tagged with: "Education"

Ethiopia to host fourth African Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Ethiopia to host fourth African Institute of Mathematical Sciences

July 26, 2011 at 11:21

[ADDIS ABABA] Ethiopia hopes to become the next African centre of excellence in mathematical sciences, after Ghana, Senegal and South Africa, with the opening of the fourth African Institute of […]

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Women teachers can help bridge the science gender gap

Women teachers can help bridge the science gender gap

June 27, 2011 at 22:50

More women teachers and better teaching methods will encourage girls to engage with science, says science educator Minella Clutario Alarcon. The lack of women scientists in high positions is quite […]

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Swaziland’s first science policy starts to take shape

Swaziland’s first science policy starts to take shape

June 27, 2011 at 22:42

[CAPE TOWN] A wide range of stakeholders has been meeting in Swaziland to help the country develop its first science and technology policy. The meetings have brought together the government, […]

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South Africa: Agri colleges to become training institutes

South Africa: Agri colleges to become training institutes

June 20, 2011 at 19:27

Pretoria – The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is in the process of transforming Colleges of Agriculture into national Agricultural Training Institutes (ATIs). Tabling her Budget Vote Speech in […]

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CENTRAL AFRICA: Regional university centre to open

June 7, 2011 at 18:04

Higher education experts from about 10 Central African countries met last month at the University of Yaoundé-2 Soa, in Cameroon, to make preparations for the Pan-African University regional centre that […]

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NIGERIA: President resists calls to end graduate scheme

June 6, 2011 at 21:36

Ten graduates who were serving compulsory national youth service were murdered during Nigeria’s recent elections, allegedly by political thugs. The graduates were among some 100,000 people working as electoral commission […]

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SENEGAL: Bank funding boosts higher education

June 6, 2011 at 21:32

The World Bank has approved funding of more than US$100 million for a project to improve the management of higher education in Senegal, and to expand the system including the […]

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South Africa committed to skills development

June 5, 2011 at 18:24

Pretoria – The Department of Public Works is committed to skills development and the recruitment of skilled people against the backdrop of a nationwide shortage of professional people, Minister Gwen […]

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South Africa: Oprah to visit Free State University

June 5, 2011 at 17:32

Pretoria – American television host, actress, producer and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey, will visit the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein campus, later this month. UFS spokesperson Lacea Loader confirmed that […]

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Education in Botswana – Strikes

June 2, 2011 at 17:32

As the government employees strike enters its seventh week, all government schools in Botswana have reopened. This comes after riots breaking out in schools across the country on the 16th […]

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