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Education News: The Rise of Low-Cost Private Schools

The number of school-age children is set to dramatically increase across the African continent over the coming years (from 30 million today, to an estimated 112 million by […]

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Why education is a force for good

Studying towards a higher education qualification is stressful, and in your darker moments you might sometimes have feelings of doubt. So, to help keep you buoyed, we’ve put […]

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Dubai Cares helping 13 million children worldwide

Since its establishment in 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Cares […]

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Education News: Oslo Summit on Education a success

On the 6th and 7th of July, heads of state and education leaders came together at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development to discuss new ways to […]

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Complementary basic education reaching most disadvantaged

Although school enrollment in Ghana has improved significantly since the turn of the century, poverty still remains a major barrier, preventing 440,000 children from receiving basic primary education. […]

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Investment in quality education solution to child labour

The UN called on the international community to invest in education to mark 2015’s World Day against Child Labour.   ‘Education not Exploitation’ was the strap-line for this […]

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Countries unite to protect education from violence

37 countries signed-up to the Safe Schools Declaration in Oslo, Norway, last week, as a response to the increasing number of violent attacks on education across the world. […]

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Students mark Africa Day

African students united on Monday, calling on the continent’s leaders to end conflict and realise the original goals set-out by the Organisation of African Unity’s founding-fathers.   Africa […]

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Education News: Charity BRAC supporting school girls in Sierra Leone

“BRAC tackles the causes of poverty, hunger and hopelessness at the root, and plants trees of hope.” – Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize laureate   Not for profit organisation […]

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Innovative Africa

In April, two conferences were held to celebrate innovation in Africa; the Africa Foundation (an organisation whose purpose is to ‘increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the […]

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