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Pan-African High-Level Conference on Education- Pace 2018


Background:
Since the inception of the first global education movement commenced at the World Conference on Education for All in 1990 in Jomtien in 1990, Education is recognised as a public good, a fundamental human right and the basis for the fulfilment of the human rights. In 2015, the international community, after an unprecedented and inclusive consultation process, endorsed the comprehensive 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development comprised by 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Education, a standalone goal in itself (SDG4), was also reiterated as a main driver of development in general and as such considered fundamental for achieving all the other SDGs. SDG4 aims to ensure equitable inclusive quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Additionally in 2016, the…

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Re-engineering teacher education in the Eastern Caribbean


(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Approximately 100 Education professionals of the 10 OECS Member States participated in the OECS Teacher Education and Professional Development Conference under the theme, “One Voice in Re-Engineering OECS Teacher Education”.

The two-day event aimed at building a collective response to challenges in the education system in the OECS.

Chief Education Officers, Directors of Education, Principals and Deans of the National Colleges, Teacher Educators, Curriculum Officers and teachers all collaborated to identify actions which should be taken to enhance teacher education and professional development and essentially teacher quality.

The conference was also geared towards establishing mechanisms for developing evidence-based approaches to teacher education…

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Kenya preparing to host Pan-African Conference on Education


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23.04.2018 à 16h21
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Kenya is preparing to host the Pan-African Conference on Education set to kick off on Wednesday, which will be graced by 53 education ministers from across the continent.The three- day conference will create an opportunity to evaluate gains made in the realization of Sustainable Development Goal number four on inclusive and equitable education.

Speaking in Nairobi on Monday, the Cabinet Secretary in charge of education, Amina Mohammed, said she looks forward to the ‘Nairobi Declaration’ following technical and ministerial meetings during the conference taking place under the auspices of UNESCO and the African Union.

“We will conduct technical and ministerial…

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Re-engineering Education in the Eastern Caribbean


Press Release:-   Approximately 100 Education professionals of the 10 OECS Member States participated in the OECS Teacher Education and Professional Development Conference under the theme, “One Voice in Re-Engineering OECS Teacher Education”. The two-day event aimed at building a collective response to challenges in the education system in the OECS.

Chief Education Officers, Directors of Education, Principals and Deans of the National Colleges, Teacher Educators, Curriculum Officers and teachers all collaborated to identify actions which should be taken to enhance teacher education and professional development and essentially teacher quality.

The conference was also geared towards establishing  mechanisms for developing evidence-based approaches to teacher education and professional…

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Pan African Conference on Education opens Wednesday in Nairobi


Over 53 Ministers of Education from African Countries are set meet in Nairobi from Wednesday to Friday to discuss the state of African Education against national, regional and international commitments “equitable inclusive quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.”

The Ministers will be part of 600 local and international delegates who include policy and opinion makers on education, education researchers from governments; development partners across the globe.

The Conference takes place under the auspices of UNESCO and African Union.

The Cabinet Secretary for Education Ambassador, Amina Mohamed says the Conference provide a forum to assess the strides Africa has made in ensuring inclusive quality education and lifelong learning as enunciated in Sustainable…

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Mom says African American children were targets of racial attacks on school bus | Education


Two African-American Casper students were told by classmates in February to go to the back of a school bus because of “Rosa Parks laws,” three years after their brother was sprayed with bleach by a classmate because of his skin color, the students’ mother told the Natrona County school board earlier this month.

“How would you like it if your children or you — I stood here and berated you and made you feel like nothing because of your skin color?” Charmaine Parker asked the school board at its meeting two weeks ago.

Parker told the Star-Tribune on Tuesday that her sons — a sixth- and eighth-grader at Dean Morgan Middle — were on a school bus headed to a Nordic skiing event on Feb….

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