EDUCATION | EDUCATION

11-Oct-2019 to 23:38

Gambian appointed head of West African Examinations Council

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Pateh Bah a Gambian national has been appointed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as its new Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a report by Channels Television revealed on Friday.

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10-Oct-2019 to 13:45

SA varsities will use English, court rules

APA-Bloemfontein (South Africa) — There is nothing wrong with students at South Africa’s prestigious Stellenbosch University using English as a medium of instruction, the country’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday.

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10-Oct-2019 to 08:53

Ghana lecturers 'muddled' in sex for grades probe

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The University of Ghana (UG) has interdicted two lecturers, Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, after they were named in an undercover investigation by a BBC documentary alleging "sex for grades" between them and their students, APA learnt Thursday.

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08-Oct-2019 to 23:36

Secondary education expansion scheme launched in Malawi

APA-Lilongwe-(Malawi) — Malawi and United States of America (USA) governments on Tuesday launched a $90million Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) program to increase access to secondary schools and reduce risk to HIV across the country.

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05-Oct-2019 to 21:24

S/Africa, world celebrate teachers’ role globally

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s 400,000 teachers have little to celebrate on World Teachers’ Day, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) spokesperson Nomusa Cembi said on Saturday.

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03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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01-Oct-2019 to 15:04

Women's education tops British royal’s visit to S/African varsity

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Britain’s Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, held talks on women’s education with academics and students at the University of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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