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    15-Feb-2018 to 15:40

    South African Teacher among 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Marjorie Brown, who teaches history at Roedean School in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been named among the top 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 13:09

    Mozambique approves plan for professional education

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Cabinet has approved the Strategic Plan for Vocational Education (2018-2024), an instrument that essentially aims to create conditions to meet the growing challenges that the country's labour market faces.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 12:47

    IHRDA holds workshop for child rights defenders

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is organizing a three-day training and case-identification workshop on child rights litigation in Africa, from 13 to 15 February 2018 in Dakar, Senegal.

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    12-Feb-2018 to 19:27

    South Sudan: Eight states miss out on school exams

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — As secondary school leaving examinations commenced in South Sudan on Monday morning, eight states are not taking part in the exercise.

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    10-Feb-2018 to 14:24

    Ghana secures $60m deal for proposed medical varsity

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana and Dubai based outfit, Thumbay Group has signed a landmark agreement to build a teaching hospital and medical university in Accra at a cost of $60 million.

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    08-Feb-2018 to 14:59

    Zimbabwe gov't orders rewrite of leaked exam paper

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has ordered the rewriting of an Ordinary Level English examination paper, citing widespread cheating during last year’s initial sitting.

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    06-Feb-2018 to 12:06

    Mozambique cracks whip on sub-standard universities

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has given 28 institutions of higher learning until October to regularise their operations and meet set standards or risk closure, state radio reported on Tuesday.

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