EDUCATION | EDUCATION

19-Jan-2022 to 13:31

S/Africa’s matriculants achieve 98.3% pass rate – Board

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Despite numerous class interruptions due to Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa’s Independent Examinations Board (IEB)’s Class of 2021 recorded a 98.3% pass rate in its final high school examinations nationwide, the board announced on Wednesday.

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14-Jan-2022 to 11:30

S/Africa: Scrap COVID-19 school measures or risk ‘generational catastrophe’ – Ex...

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The Western Cape provincial government has called for scrapping of social distancing at schools and warned of a “generational catastrophe” unless there is an end to the current rotational attendance of classes introduced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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12-Jan-2022 to 12:29

UN funding offers educational lifeline to destitute Somalis

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Kadro Mostaf, an 11-year old female student from the remote village of Qeydar Edde in Southern Somalia is now daring to dream and ream big... of going to university and later build a large comfortable house for her family.

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27-Oct-2021 to 11:09

S/Africa: 900, 000 write exams amid Covid pandemic

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Nearly 900,000 candidates are on Wednesday writing South Africa’s National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations nationwide, as President Cyril Ramaphosa offered them his “best wishes on behalf of all South Africans” for enduring the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic in the past two years.

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06-Oct-2021 to 09:12

Rwanda: 60, 000 students, pupils flop exams

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Some 60, 000 students in Rwanda have failed in their exams, prompting the country's education authorities to recommend them retaking the examinations, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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24-Sep-2021 to 17:08

Mali’s national guard taught int'l law

APA-Bamako (Mali) — More than 140 soldiers of the regional grouping of this component of the Malian army have been taught the essential concepts of human rights and international humanitarian law with their scope of application.

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26-Aug-2021 to 21:19

Rwanda set to recruit more teachers

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government has announced plans to recruit 9,418 teachers for primary and secondary schools, as well as head teachers for the next academic year.

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