EDUCATION | EDUCATION

14-Jul-2020 to 15:57

Rwanda launches mass recruitment drive targeting 35,000 teachers

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's ministry of Education on Tuesday launched a mass recruitment for 35,000 teachers to give classes in rural primary and secondary schools during the 2020-2021 school year, in an effort to improve education in these remote zones.

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13-Jul-2020 to 13:08

Cote d'Ivoire: National exams begin for 503,472 BEPC candidates

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Over 503,470 candidates for the BEPC (Undergraduate Study Certificate, GEC) exam 2019-2020 session, distributed in 799 centers across the country, began written their tests scheduled to take place from July 13 to 15, 2020.

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07-Jul-2020 to 10:20

Kenya: Primary, secondary education off until 2021

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Despite lifting travel restrictions within the country, the authorities in Kenya say schools will remain shut until 2021, while those of higher learning could resume in September, APA can report on Tuesday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 12:04

Covid-19 kits readied for Gambian schools

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — With some schools partially opened education authorities in The Gambia are racing against time to provide essential items to students and teachers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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20-Jun-2020 to 00:10

Rwanda: Free learning on youtube as school closures continue

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — A few months after Rwanda suspended all school activities amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the country has moved to free YouTube lessons to keep students up to speed with visual online education, an official source revealed Saturday.

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16-Jun-2020 to 20:42

Rural education: Rwanda to recruit over 7,000 new teachers

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan Ministry of Education is considering the recruitment of 7,200 teachers to support the development of a 12 year basic-education especially in remote rural areas as schools are set to reopen in September, an official source confirmed Tuesday to APA in Kigali.

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03-Jun-2020 to 09:08

Senegal takes a leap in the dark as schools reopen

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Postponing the reopening of schools due to the new coronavirus has cast a shadow on the Senegal's plan to save the 2019/20 academic year.

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