EDUCATION | EDUCATION

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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30-Sep-2019 to 11:10

UNDP, EPA, UL launch graduate program on environmental studies

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Team Leader for Sustainable Economic Development, Dorsla Farcarthy, has expressed optimism that the introduction of Environmental Studies and Climate Change graduate program at the University of Liberia is a giant stride towards bridging and identifying capacity gap in environment and climate change sectors.

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