[Monitor] Elinorah Bwesigye is an 85-year-old farmer from Ruganda Nakinengo Parish, in the hilly areas bordering Kanungu and Rukungiri districts. Even though she was not lucky enough to go to school, she is passionate about education and is working towards ensuring that as many children as she can support get a chance to go to school.
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The 2019 Junior Certificate Examination (JCE) results released on January 17 indicate that the female candidates outperformed their male counterparts.
[Nation] A showdown is looming at the University of Nairobi as two factions claiming it leadership meet today.
[Nation] The Ministry of Education has barred principals from charging extra school fees, saying the government has abolished the levies, potentially bringing relief to thousands of overburdened parents.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Mrs. Sherif obtained a Master’s of Science degree in Maritime Education and Training in 2019 from the World Maritime University in Sweden to become the first Liberian woman to achieve such feat.
[Observer] The National Commission on Higher Education (NCHE) and the Credential Evaluation Verification and Educational Services (CEVES) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to verify credentials of instructors in various institutions of higher learning across the country.
[SAnews.gov.za] The Select Committee on Education and Technology, Sports and Arts and Culture has called on the Basic Education Department, school principals and educators to ensure that all school safety measures, especially during after-school activities, are strengthened and upheld.
[SAnews.gov.za] The Gauteng Education Department (GDE) says its psycho-social unit will continue to provide counselling on Monday, following the death of a learner – Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko – at Laerskool Bekker last Wednesday.
[GroundUp] Makhanda High Court declares new school admission policy unconstitutional
[The Herald] Tertiary students can now access $90 million in loans to pay fees from the beginning of this semester, while an additional $10 million will be released next month.
[Nyasa Times] Public primary and secondary school teachers have started an indefinite, nationwide walkout to force government to pay them their December 2019 salaries., especially those who were removed from the payroll for failure to submit their National IDs.
[Nation] The Education ministry has released a report on its achievements over the past three years.
[Cameroon Tribune] The 10th National Guidance Counselling Day held on October 14, 2016.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During the joint UN-Sudanese government visit to the rebel-held area of Kauda in South Kordofan on January 9, the UN Children’s Agency (Unicef) and World Food Programme (WFP) distributed education supplies that will allow 800 children to resume their learning.
[Ghanaian Times] The country’s accumulated pension funds can be used to facilitate domestic financing for developmental projects under the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), Hayford Atta Krufi has said.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ministry of Education has extended the admission period of form one pupils into secondary schools by seven days, making the new deadline January 24th.
[Concord] Minister of Basic and Secondary Education yesterday disclosed that government was now working with the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide quality school feeding programme to 7 additional districts of Bo, Kenema Kailahun, Pujehun and other parts of the country.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The More for Education Coalition Partners, a conglomerate of civil society organizations, has raised serious concerns about the approved budget for the education sector for fiscal year 2019\2020.
[Shabait] Asmara -The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students branch in the Central region organized training for 100 youth in the civil service from various ministries and national organizations on administration and leadership.
[Nation] Prof Stephen Kiama, whose appointment as the University of Nairobi’s Vice-Chancellor was revoked on Friday, says he is still in charge.
[VOA] Cameroon teachers are protesting what they say is growing violence against them by both students and their parents, and the teachers are urging the government to protect them and reinstate corporal punishment. The teachers say the absence of corporal punishment is encouraging abuse of teachers. This week, several attacks on teaching staffs were reported, including one in which a teenage...