EDUCATION | EDUCATION

26-Nov-2020 to 22:06

Rwanda teachers poised for pay rise

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government has announced raising the salaries of primary and secondary school teachers by 10 percent, effective December 1st 2020.

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26-Nov-2020 to 14:14

S/Africa’s disrupted varsity calendar extended to March 2021

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s higher education authorities “are working tirelessly to salvage what is left of the academic year” following the coronavirus pandemic disruption of the university calendar for the greater part of 2020, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday.

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18-Nov-2020 to 17:55

Rwanda in mass Covid tests for students

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan authorities are set to carry out mass coronavirus tests on children in primary and secondary schools as classes are expected to resume next week, a senior official from the ministry of Education told APA on Wednesday.

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18-Nov-2020 to 09:52

Rwanda places 6,741 new teachers at primary level

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's education officials have finished the first exercise of the new teacher’s recruitment and placement at primary and secondary level, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali on Tuesday.

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17-Nov-2020 to 12:24

Zimbabwe teachers accept gov’t salary offer, call off strike

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Teachers at Zimbabwe’s public schools on Tuesday called off a two-month-long strike after their unions accepted the government’s offer of a 41-percent salary increment.

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10-Nov-2020 to 16:11

S/Africa: Ramaphosa calls for calm after school clashes

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called for peace and calm following clashes between members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and parents of students at Brackenfell High School in Cape Town following accusations of “racism.”

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06-Nov-2020 to 17:09

AfDB allocates $150,000 for Rwanda Coding Academy

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement with the Rwandan Government to support the country's Coding Academy charged with developing talent in the tech industry in order to drive its digital ambitions, APA learnt Friday from an official.

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