News : Education

Kenya: Teacher Training Set for Major Changes As Reforms Take Root

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has embarked on a process that will see harmonisation of the curriculum used to train teachers in universities and colleges across the country. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: NECO Releases 2018 Ssce Results

[Vanguard] ... records 62.48% 5 Credits in English, Maths (AllAfrica)

South Africa: 6 SA Universities Make Top 100 in Emerging Economies

[News24Wire] Six universities in South Africa are among the top 100 higher education institutions in emerging economies. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: South African Students Are Protesting - Again. Why It Needn't Be This Way

[The Conversation Africa] It's the beginning of South Africa's academic year and once again, campuses have been brought to a standstill by students protesting against a host of issues that have plagued the country's universities. These include registration fees, student accommodation, food and other issues, compounded by the inefficiency of the country's student financial aid scheme. (AllAfrica)

Angola: Main Opposition Party Defends Nationwide Debate Over Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's largest opposition party, UNITA, defended on Thursday a nationwide debate over education in the country, with a view to defining structuring priorities in the sector and secure the sustainable development of the nation. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Disadvantaged Girls Get Sanitary Pads to Keep Them in School

[Namibia Economist] Disadvantaged girls in various schools, recently received sanitary pads from FNB North Cluster, who also handed over refuse bins to various northern towns this week. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Nehawu Statement On the Violence At That Has Erupted At DUT and Other Institutions of Higher Learning

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] condemns violence that has erupted at the Durban University of Technology [DUT] and other institutions of higher learning across the country. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: 'I Screamed and Told Him to Stop' - UCT VC On Parking Lot Threat

[News24Wire] University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has spoken out about an incident at a campus parking lot that frightened her so much she screamed to get the person who confronted her to back off. (AllAfrica)

Malawi: Chaponda Submits Papers to Run for Ruling Party in Mulanje

[Nyasa Times] Former Cabinet minister George Chaponda has said the country needs to enormously focus on improving education standards in the country arguing the discipline is one of the central pillars for the country's economic growth. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Isser Donates Books to Takoradi Technical University

[Ghanaian Times] The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), has donated books on various sectors of the Ghana economy to the Takoradi Technical University. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Ho Technical University Trains Lecturers

[Ghanaian Times] Ho -THE Vice Chancellor of the Ho Technical University (HTU), Professor B. Honyenuga has re-affirmed the institution's commitment to be of immense benefit to the community by contributing actively to the nation's technological development. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Cosatu Condemns the Assault On Learner At SANs Souci Girls High School

[COSATU] Cosatu Western Cape is disturbed about the latest incident at the Sans Souci Girls High School where a teacher slapped a learner in full view of fellow learners. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: 80% Teachers Heed Strike Call - Union

[New Zimbabwe] Teachers unions Thursday claimed that some 80% of their membership had heeded the call to withdraw their labour as their industrial action entered its fourth day. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Another High School Poses Serious Danger to Learners

[News24Wire] Another school in Gauteng has been found to have structural damage that could pose serious danger to learners. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Wits University Accuses Protesters of Political Agenda

[GroundUp] Activities at Wits University were brought to a halt as student protests entered a fourth day on Thursday. About 200 students, led by the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC), went door-to-door across campuses, stopping lectures along the way. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Academic Union Suspends Strike, Asks Lecturers to Resume Tomorrow

[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended a strike it commenced three months ago. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Sans Souci Teacher, Learner Suspended After Argument Becomes Physical

[News24Wire] Both the teacher and a pupil involved in a physical altercation at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town have been suspended, the Western Cape Education Department has confirmed. (AllAfrica)

Africa: LEAP Africa Facilitates Transformative Leadership Training Programme Under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

[Ghana Govt.] A three-day residential training programme for Teacher Mentors has from February 5-7 been organized by LEAP Africa in collaboration with CAMFED Ghana in Tamale. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone: Embassy in China Supports Students' Union Convention

[Concord] Officials of the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in China has provided a total sum of ten thousand Chinese Yuan (¥10,000), approximately twelve million, seven hundred and thirty-five thousand, five hundred and thirty-four Sierra Leones (Le12,735,534), as support to the Sierra Leone Students' Union in China (SLSUC)'s annual convention. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone: Fusl Holds 2nd Edition of Fula Speaking Competition

[Concord] Fulbeh Union Sierra Leone last Sunday held the second edition of their annual Fula Quiz and Debating Competition at the Miatta Conference Centre, Youyi Building. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: World Bank Provides $611 Million to Support Nigeria's Basic Education - Minister

[Premium Times] The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday announced that the World Bank has provided a total of $611 million to support the Nigerian government in strengthening universal basic education. (AllAfrica)

Gambia: College Students and Their Leaders Concerned About Lack of Lecturers

[Foroyaa] Gambia College Students and their union leaders have been expressing concerns about lack of lecturers at Gambia College. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Students Express Mixed Feelings Over Suspension of ASUU Strike

[Vanguard] Some university students have expressed mixed reactions following the suspension of the three-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Students (ASUU). (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Why We Called Off Strike - ASUU

[Vanguard] The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy Launches Ethiopia Debates!

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -The U.S. Embassy in Addis Abeba launched Ethiopia Debates!, "a nationwide program that creates an interactive platform for university students to engage in a series of debate competitions, during which they learn public speaking skills, and constructive dialogue and debate techniques on a variety of cross-cutting issues." (AllAfrica)

Kenya: TSC Age Limit for Job Applicants Sparks Row

[Nation] An advertisement by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) indicating 45 years as the upper age limit for applicants seeking teaching jobs in secondary schools has sparked a legal battle. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Lusanja Case - Ministers to Be Summoned Through Media

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala has ordered Mr Medard Kiconco, the man who evicted Lusanja residents, to serve two ministers and other people involved in the land dispute with the court summons through the Daily Monitor and other media outlets. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Amina Launches 2019 Varsity Courses Revision

[Nation] The scramble for prestigious courses and institutions has kicked off, with 90,744 students who attained a mean grade of C+ and above in last year's KCSE exams starting to select programmes they wish to study. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Makerere Strike Bites Beyond Staff

[Monitor] Kampala -A strike by staff has paralysed activities at Makerere University for the third week of what should be the first semester of a new academic year. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Professor Thiong'o, Amina Bashed for Championing Mother Tongue Education

[Nairobi News] Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed might be considering to implement usage of mother tongue in primary schools but Kenyans on Twitter seem to hold a different view. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Hundreds Awarded Namcol Scholarships

[Namibian] THE Namibian College of Open Learning announced the awarding of scholarships to hundreds of Grade 10 and 12 pupils for 2019 in Windhoek on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

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