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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...

Latest Articles

A Consultation and Experience Sharing Workshop between the Sahel and the Horn of Africa on Peace-building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education kicked off at the AU Headquarters

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 22, 2018: The Consultation and Experience Sharing Workshop...

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Call for Consultancy to conduct a study on the State of Peace and Education in Africa - Deadline 25th May 2018

The African Union Commission in collaboration with Save the Children International is...

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The AUC and Partners Discuss the “Innovating Education in Africa Expo” to be Held in Dakar, Senegal

Addis Ababa, 11th  May 2018 - In preparation for the first pan African exhibition of...

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Call for Submissions: Innovating Education in Africa EXPO: Meeting Continental Targets for Inclusive, Quality and Transformative Education and Training in the 21st Century 4th–6th October 2018, Dakar – Senegal

May 08, 2018 to July 15, 2018 1. BackgroundEducation and training remain among the...

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Africa 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.

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