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AU Education Agencies

  • African Union International Centre for Girls and Women Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA)

    The African Union International Centre for Girls and Women Education in Africa... Read more: African Union...

  • Pan African Institute of Education for Development (IPED)

    Pan-African Institute for Education for Development (IPED, is a specialized institution... Read more: Pan African...

  • Pan African University (PAU)

    The Pan African University (PAU) is the culmination of continental initiatives of the... Read more: Pan African...

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Joint AUC/UNICEF Statement to Member States on Response of the Education Sector to COVID-19 to Ensure Continuity of Learning

Since 11 March 2020 when WHO declared a global COVID-19 pandemic, AU Member States have...

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Call for Submission from Ministries: African Union Teacher Prize 2020

Background Teachers do one of the most important jobs in society today and must be...

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Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020

       1. Background and Context Education and training remain among the bedrock of tools for...

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Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2020 Call for Proposals from HEIs

The Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme is a collaborative initiative under the Joint...

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IMG 5166Africa is ushering into an era that most observers and pundits are predicting will determine its destiny as the continent of the future. But to fulfill this promised bright future, the continent has to come to terms with its education and training systems that are yet to fully shed the weight of its colonial legacy and its own tribulations as a relatively new political and economic entity and player in the world arena.

 

In the bid to create a new African citizen who will be an effective change agent for the continent’s sustainable development as envisioned by the AU and its 2063 Agenda, the African Union Commission has developed a comprehensive ten-year Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA 16-25). 

 

This strategy is driven by the desire to set up a “qualitative system of education and training to provide the African continent with efficient human resources adapted to African core values and therefore capable of achieving the vision and ambitions of the African Union. Read more: CESA 16-25

 

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