EDUCATION | EDUCATION

14-May-2020 to 17:40

Covid-19 lockdown: Abidjan schools to reopen on May 25

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Primary, secondary and higher educational institutions in Abidjan and its suburbs will reopen from Monday, May 25, 2020 after over two months of closure, the National Security Council (CNS) announced Thursday after a meeting chaired by Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara.

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13-May-2020 to 14:17

Morocco schools to remain closed, baccalaureat exams set for July, September

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco’s National Education Minister, Said Amzazi, announced that schools will remain closed until next September, adding that only the exams of the 1st and 2nd years of the baccalaureat will be organized, the national exam of the baccalaureate will be held in July, and the regional exam (1st year) in September.

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07-May-2020 to 15:16

Benin school classes partially resume

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — After more than a month of closure school courses in Benin, the government has ordered the resumption of classes for students and some pupils next week.

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23-Apr-2020 to 11:45

Malawi introduces e-learning amid COVID-19

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has introduced online learning as part of measures to respond to the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on the country, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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08-Apr-2020 to 13:12

S/Africa offers TV lessons for students affected by COVID-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation is to offer school lessons on the small screen and radio airwaves to enable the country’s students catch up with missed classes during the coronavirus lockdown, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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02-Apr-2020 to 17:22

Gambia adopts media schooling for basic education amid COVID-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent closure of schools and learning centers, the ministry of basic and secondary education adapts new teaching and learning methods through the use of the Gambian media houses to deliver essential lessons of core subjects such as English language, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

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19-Mar-2020 to 14:50

Botswana closes schools amid coronavirus scare

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday became the latest country to shut down schools across the country despite not having had any confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.

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