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The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Republic of Rwanda held the first Technical Meeting to prepare for the Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020 from 13-14 February 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting s expected to provide the platform for showcasing 40 Education Innovations from across the continent, some of which will be piloted in African Union Member States.

Representatives of more than forty (40) Member States are taking part in the STC-EST III. Also in attendance are specialized institutions of the African Union: AU-CIEFFA, AUDA-NEPAD, IPED, AU-STRC, PAU, as well as partners’ institutions such as UNESCO, UNICEF, AfECN, Save the Children, AfDB, CEMASTEA, CAFOR, RUFORUM, GiZ just to name a few.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23 October 2019- The African Union (AU) hosted the inaugural award ceremony for the first Continental Teacher Prize. The AU Teacher Prize has been established as a means for demonstrating respect for teachers and the teaching profession, by encouraging and celebrating the committed teachers in Africa. The Prize raises the status of teaching, facilitates sharing of best practices in teacher excellence, and inspires the best possible candidates to join the teaching profession. Furthermore, the AU Teacher Prize is meant to serve as a catalyst for similar programmes at regional and national levels.

ABIDJAN –The fourth edition of the African Day of School Feeding, celebrated under the theme “Investing in home-grown school feeding for achieving Zero Hunger and sustaining inclusive education for all, including refugees, returnees and internally-displaced persons in Africa” was officially opened today by His Excellency Daniel Kablan DUNCAN, Vice President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, and celebrated under his distinguished patronage.
The African Day of School Feeding was instituted in January 2016 through Decision Assembly /AU/Dec. 589 (XXVI) by African Union Heads of State and Government in recognition of the immense value of Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF).