Post Tagged with: "Education"

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Education against the odds

March 1, 2011 at 11:08

LINGUIRI, 21 February 2011 (IRIN) – Decades of political violence in northern Central African Republic have caused widespread destruction and displacement. The educational sector has been badly affected by a […]

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AFRICA: New plan for graduate employment

February 28, 2011 at 14:47

Higher education leaders meeting in Ghana last month agreed that Africa needs to enhance the employability of graduates by supporting students in their attempts to prepare themselves for the labour […]

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Education Partnership reduces University internet costs

February 28, 2011 at 14:42

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) initiative developed by the Partnership […]

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Kenya: UNICEF advocates investment in educating adolescents

February 28, 2011 at 14:21

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 break entrenched cycles of poverty and […]

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AFRICA: Connecting higher education and development

February 27, 2011 at 22:22

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 universities ever compiled. Research over three […]

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South Africa: FETs called to increase student intake

February 27, 2011 at 12:16

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize has called on Further Education and Training (FET) colleges to increase their intake to cater for learners who will not be registering at […]

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South Africa: Motshekga hails EU support of primary education

February 24, 2011 at 15:29

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 billion windfall from the EU in […]

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South Africa: Education to receive large slice of budget

February 24, 2011 at 15:14

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 budget speech in parliament on […]

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Nigeria to launch largest science and technology park in Africa

February 23, 2011 at 14:03

A partnership agreement that would birth the largest science and technology park in Africa in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja has been hatched between the National Office for Technology Acquisition and […]

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GTUC President: The future of Africa depends on ICT

February 22, 2011 at 17:50

The President of the Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC), Dr. Osei Darkwa, has stated that the future of the African continent depends upon the willingness of African leaders to harness […]

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