Education

22-Aug-2019

Niger - Basic Education Enhancement Project - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The development challenge ofthis project is the implementation of the Ten-year Basic Education Development Programme (PDDE) for 2003-2013. With the support of technical and financial partners(TFP), the PDDE aims to: (i) accelerate school enrolment and adapt supply to demand so asto reducing disparities (region, area and gender); (ii) promote non-formal education; (iii) strengthen and develop the institutional capacitiesof Ministries; and (iv) strengthen and develop vocational and technical training. To that end, the Government adopted a strategy with the priority to improve access and quality...
09-Aug-2019

Djibouti - Education Project II - Project Completion Report

To date, the Bank has financed two projects in Djibouti’s education sector for a total of UA 22.442 million. The Bank’s assistance focused mainly on strengthening primary and secondary education and increasing the literacy rate among women. The first ADF project (the Industrial and Commercial High School) was approved in August 1989. Since then, the Government has continued to make efforts to strengthen the country’s education system. The project that this completion report deals with was designed to raise the standard of primary and secondary education, improve training for trainers,...
05-Aug-2019

Bank partners with ADEA, South African Government and the Mastercard Foundation in policy dialogue on preparing youth for the future of work

Johannesburg, South Africa, 31st July 2019 – The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) yesterday concluded its annual policy dialogue on secondary education in Africa: Preparing youth for the future of work. In partnership with the African Development Bank, the Department for Basic Education of South Africa (DBE), and the Mastercard Foundation, the dialogue reached a consensus that it was critical to reform secondary education in Africa by enhancing the teaching profession, quality learning and 21st century skills provision, and by embracing innovation and information...
01-Aug-2019

Kenya - Technical Vocational Education Training and Entrepreneurship Project - ESMP Summary

The Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) focuses on mitigating the impacts identified during the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.  It is an instrument that will allow Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST), the project beneficiaries and other key stakeholders to integrate environmental and social concerns during the various phases of the project implementation.  This plan is meant to establish measures and procedures to control the identified impacts and monitor their progress.  It will achieve the following in the long run: Provide the...
25-Jul-2019

Bank and partners prioritise the African Education Fund

The African Development Bank, the Association for the Development of Education in Africa and the African Union are recommending the establishment of the African Education Fund as the unique African mechanism to address the challenges of education and skills development in Africa. A  joint declaration in support of the African Education Fund was produced after a workshop organised in Abidjan 16 -17 July, 2019 “The African Education Fund is a vision many education stakeholders in Africa have had but could not put into practice. It is no longer just a vision – it is a reality,” Oley...
24-Jul-2019

L'Afrique du Sud accueille le premier Forum annuel de dialogue politique de haut niveau de l'ADEA sur l'enseignement secondaire en Afrique

L'Association pour le développement de l'éducation en Afrique (ADEA), hébergée par la Banque africaine de développement, et le ministère de l’Éducation de base en Afrique du Sud, organisent, les 29 et 30 juillet prochains à Johannesbourg, le premier Forum annuel de dialogue politique de haut niveau sur l’enseignement secondaire. Le Forum sera l’occasion d’examiner les conclusions et recommandations de la Fondation Mastercard, partenaire de l’événement, dont le rapport est intitulé « L’enseignement secondaire en Afrique : Préparer les jeunes à l’avenir du travail. » Seront...
15-Jul-2019

African Development Bank, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative sign MOU to strengthen capacity in mathematics and science across the continent

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 15 July 2019 - The African Development Bank and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday to strengthen education, training and research in mathematical sciences in Africa. “Africa must not sit on the sidelines as others create technology and we consume it. If we want to leverage AI and other cutting edge technologies and compete globally, we must train researchers and engineers who create the equations and algorithms that create transformative technologies. That’s what we are...
24-Jun-2019

Human and Social Development - Review of Post Evaluation Reports of Education Projects in the Scientific, Technical and Vocation Training Sector

Au début des années 80, les économies malienne et marocaine étaient confrontées à une sérieuse crise économique et financière qui avait pour origine une conjugaison de facteurs exogènes défavorables, particulièrement les aléas climatiques (cycles de sécheresse répétés) et la détérioration des termes de l’échange concernant leurs principaux produits d’exportation (coton et élevage pour le Mali et phosphates pour le Maroc). Elle avait également pour origine des facteurs endogènes propres à chacun de ces pays.
22-May-2019

Brochure - Education and Skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace. This is fueled by technological and digital advancement. In Africa, like in other parts of the world, digital innovation is disrupting the traditional economy and creating new avenues for technological breakthroughs. For instance, drone technology has made it easy to deliver blood to remote villages in East Africa to save lives. Africa has the fastest growing mobile phone market and across the continent mobile money is used in daily transactions by millions of previously unbanked and underserved Africans. In Nigeria, teenage girls are taking on...
21-May-2019

Côte d'Ivoire: ADEA, the Didier Drogba Foundation and Education Ministry sign MoU to promote digital literacy in Africa

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) hosted by the African Development Bank, the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) on 08 May 2019 signed a deal to promote digital literacy in Africa. The KALAAN initiative involves sensitizing public bodies and development partners to prioritize literacy. It will educate the target populations on development issues such as citizenship, health and financial inclusion through special literacy programs. The signing took place at the Ministry's...
17-May-2019

‘One of the best opportunities I received’ – Malawi student looks forward to being a teacher after studies funded by African Development Bank project

Cecilia Phiri is a student at Chancellor College in Malawi. Located in Zomba, about 300 km south of Lilongwe, Chancellor College (CHANCO) is the largest of the five constituent colleges composing the University of Malawi, which was established in 1965. Cecilia started her studies in 2014. She is majoring in Biology and Organic Chemistry. In 2018, she was the only student selected to work as an eight-month intern in the biology laboratory of her college. The experience she gained through this internship improves her chances of becoming a science teacher, as she wishes to after her graduation....
16-May-2019

Malawi: Increasing Access to Higher Education through investment in Modern Open & Distance Learning

Mzuzu is the third city of Malawi, approximately 350 km north of Lilongwe, the capital. It is known for holding one of the oldest universities in the country: the Mzuzu Univeristy (MZUNI), established in 1997. Over the past few years, MZUNI’s facilities have undergone great enhancements. “The structure itself is totally different from the old one. The classes are bigger than the old ones. We have now enough chairs for everyone. The laboratories are more advanced, in terms of design and equipment. They now have all that we need,” says Petros Gama, a fourth-year Bachelor of Education Science...
02-May-2019

Programme de Promotion de l’entreprenariat des jeunes dans l’agriculture et l’agro-industrie de Madagascar : Sortie de la première promotion de 35 jeunes agripreneurs

A l’issue de 12 mois de formation dans les chaînes de valeur des filières agricoles, 35 jeunes « agripreneurs », dont 51% de femmes, ont reçu, le 23 avril 2019, leur certificat de fin de formation, ainsi que leur chèque pour les aider à s’installer et financer leurs projets. Cette formation leur a été dispensée dans le cadre du programme de Promotion de l’entreprenariat des jeunes dans l’agriculture et l’agro-industrie (PEJAA), financé par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD). Une Banque locale, BNI Madagascar (BNI) a signé une convention de partenariat avec le...
19-Apr-2019

La Banque africaine de développement soutient la lutte contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en RDC

Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt). Les administrateurs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement ont donné leur feu vert à cette aide, composée d’un prêt de 45,19 millions de dollars et d’un don de 32,14 millions de dollars, au titre de la...
16-Apr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of lapidary and jewellery programme equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The United Republic of Tanzania has received Financing from the African Development Bank in various currencies towards the cost of Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teachers Education (STVET-TE). It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the Contract...
16-Apr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply and installation of furniture for laboratory and workshop building for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

his Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
16-Apr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of biomedical equipment & maintenance equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September,2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website
16-Apr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of electronic and telecommunication engineering equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September,2018, on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
16-Apr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of multimedia and networking technology and maintenance equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018, on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website
04-Apr-2019

African Development Bank and Microsoft launch All-female Coding training in Nigeria

One hundred and sixty young women have begun a  month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force. The Coding for Employment programme, organised by the African Development Bank  and  Microsoft Philanthropies, prioritises young women who typically have been side-lined in the technology ecosystem. At  a  launch event held 25 March at Covenant University under the theme: “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,  academics, women leaders in technology and tech start-up...