EGYPT: Education Minister reinstated amid winds of change

Six years after he was inexplicably sacked from his post as Egypt's education minister, law professor Ahmed Gamal Moussa was sworn in last week...

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...

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...

Angola: Minister of Higher Education meets Director of UNESCO

Luanda - The minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Candida Teixeira, met in Paris, France the director general of the United Nations Education,...

South Africa: Early Childhood Development gets a boost

Cape Town - More than 400,000 children accessing Early Childhood Development (ECD) facilities are being subsidised by government, said Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini. Speaking...

Nigeria’s science committee laments severe budget cuts

The head of a parliamentary science committee has expressed dismay at drastic cuts planned for Nigeria's capital development budget for science. The cuts were...

South Africa: Major intervention on the cards for Eastern Cape education

Cape Town - Government is considering a sustainable intervention for the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape, said President Jacob Zuma. This follows concerns...

South Africa: Nzimande “Access to education has improved”

Cape Town - Access to education has improved over the past 17 years, Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Tuesday. "Approximately 96% of children now gain...

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