News : Education

Nigeria: ASUU, Strike and Future of Education

[Guardian] When will the Federal Government honour its own agreement with the academic staff of public universities in Nigeria? When will the academic staff too think out of the box called industrial action that has literally paralysed academic activities in Nigeria? When will governments at all levels pay attention to robust investment in education in the country beyond meretricious declaration of emergency on education? When will the authorities understand that there is a correlation between quality in education an (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Autistic Boy Who 'Teaches' Himself Under Tree Will Be Going to School

[News24Wire] Every morning, 11-year-old Siboniso puts on his school clothes, packs his school bag, ties his school shoes and leaves home. (AllAfrica)

East Africa: U.S.$293 Million for East Africa's Technical Schools

[East African] The World Bank has approved $293 million to increase access and enhance the quality of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes in East Africa. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Govt Asked to Set Salary Scale for Nursery Teachers

[Monitor] Kampala -Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute graduates yesterday asked government to set a salary scale for pre-primary teachers and caregivers. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: University Student in Maiden Art Exhibition

[263Chat] A Chinhoyi University of Technology final year student, Kelly Manyerenyere, has held her maiden art exhibition at the Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences in Harare. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Education Will End Early Marriages in Africa - Aisha Buhari

[This Day] Abuja -The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, wednesday in Abuja said acquisition of education was the solution to rampant cases of early marriages in Africa. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Gauteng Education Launches Innovative Aviation Programme for Grade 5 Pupils

[News24Wire] In the latest bid to change the face of basic education in Gauteng, MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi launched an innovative aviation programme that will make mathematics and science fun again for over 400 Grade 5 pupils. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Mobile Kitchens a Game Changer for School Nutrition

[] Steamed pumpkin with rice and beef stew was the first meal served from the brand new mobile kitchen to pupils at Tlakukani Primary School in Mamelodi, Pretoria, on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Lycee Koumassi - New Multi Media Centre Inaugurated

[Cameroon Tribune] The centre offered by MTN Foundation was inaugurated by MINESEC on November 8, 2018 (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Civic Education Critical for Uganda's Dev't - Experts

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -Experts say there is an urgent need to promote civic education in Uganda in order to build a civically competent citizenry that gets actively involved in the country's development agenda. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Court Orders Varsity Student Found Sitting KCSE Detained Until Nov 19

[Capital FM] Kisii -A first year Maseno University student was Friday arraigned in an Ogembo court for sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams at St Joseph Nyansakia Mixed School in Bomachoge Borabu. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: State's Fake Bravado Exposed By Teachers' Stay Away

[] The Zimbabwean State has portrayed a fake imagery of bravado from the genesis of the biting economy crisis engulfing our country. The truth is that the State is panicking, the incumbent leadership is afraid of the citizens. The ongoing job action by the teachers is clear testimony. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: MPs Want Each School to Have Sex Abuse Policy

[Monitor] Mbarara -Members of Parliament (MPs) have urged all institutions of learning across the country to formulate policies against sexual violence. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: 19 KCSE Candidates Arrested After Going on Rampage

[Nation] Form Four students at Oloolaiser High school in Kajiado County went on rampage on Thursday night, destroying school property. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: MPs to Probe Schools for Excessive Fees, Materials

[Monitor] Kampala -Members of Parliament on the Education and Sports Committee have resolved to investigate government-aided schools for excessive fees for tuition and material requirements. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Date for KNUST Reopening Still Unclear

[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -THE planned reopening of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) yesterday has been put on hold. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Govt Secures Vocation for 20,000 Female

[Ghanaian Times] About 20,100 marginalised Ghanaian girls from six regions in the country have benefited from an international funded programme to improve their lives through education. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Orthodox Pope Inaugurates Computer Lab.

[Ghanaian Times] The Pope of the Orthodox Church and Patriarch of Alexandria and all of Africa, His Beatitude Theodoros II on Saturday inaugurated a computer lab for the St Peter's Orthodox Business College in Larteh. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: MPs Call for Amicable Solution to KNUST Impasse

[Ghanaian Times] MEMBERS of Parliament (MP) with a common voice have called for amicable solution to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) impasse, for academic life to resume. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: KNEC Must Tame Exams Malpractice or Lose Monopoly

[Nation] The Kenya public has seen several front-page pictures of the president and cabinet secretaries talking to or looking at children sitting examinations this year. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Coalition of Concerned Teachers Lay Down Tools

[Ghanaian Times] About 40,000 teachers of the Coalition of Concern Teachers (CCT) are still on strike following some arrears owed them by the government. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Ruto to Return to Migori to Launch Kendege Institute

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto is expected back in Migori on Saturday, four days after he visited the county and dangled several development projects. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Unam Agree to 6 Percent Salary Increase

[Namibian] THE University of Namibia has agreed to pay its employees a 6% salary increase after two weeks of protest. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Summit to Conclude White Paper On Science, Technology

[] About 200 delegates, including academics, business and labour reps, are meeting in Tshwane this morning, to finalise the inputs to the new draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). (AllAfrica)

Gambia: 'Teachers Service Commission Should Be Introduced in New Constitution'

[Foroyaa] The people of Lower Nuimi told members of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) that they want a Teachers' Service Commission established in the New Constitution; that there should also be established in the New Constitution, a Health Service Commission; that these Commissions should be mandated to look issues surrounding the education and health sectors of the country. These comments and contributions were made in a meeting held in Medina Sering Mass, were hundreds of people gathered to welcome, hear (AllAfrica)

Namibia: New Law to Regulate Pupil Admission

[Namibian] EDUCATION minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa says state and private schools will no longer be allowed to use tests and progress reports as criteria to screen pupils for admission purposes. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Harassment in School - Eliminating the Growing Evil

[Cameroon Tribune] As the world celebrate the World Day of Bullying Prevention, Cameroon Tribune zooms in on the phenomenon which is becoming rampant in schools (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Rethinking Rural Schools Ownership

[The Herald] Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima's key performance indicators include construction of more schools. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Govt to Develop Learning Website for Students

[Ghanaian Times] Vice President Bawumia interacting with some of the dignitaries after the opening session. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Babalakin Canvasses N2 Trillion Yearly Grant for Education Sector

[Guardian] The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has canvassed N2 trillion annual funding for the education sector, saying it will help to produce globally competitive graduates. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: KCSE Candidate Arrested Over Exam Leakage

[Nation] A KCSE candidate at Saad Secondary School in Nairobi was caught with a mobile phone containing Chemistry exam leakage. (AllAfrica)

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