2021 Africa Webinar

Education as a pillar for the growth & success of Africa

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African countries must prioritize education as a foundation of their economies to foster their development
- There needs to be a shift in mindset and a paradigm shift in putting education at the centre of the knowledge economy and this investment
- Throughout the continent there are disparities and a lack of uniformity in terms of access & quality of education
▪ Questions of infrastructure & connectivity
▪ Rural areas and urban pool households
▪ Looking at designing a digital tool, which assesses the quality of Secondary Education for both students and teachers
▪ COVID have made the management system of education somewhat more transparent and accountable. And therefore, if that is the case, it will affect also the quality of education

- Secondary education need to be reprioritize to ensure secondary education
▪ secondary education would give the skills such as of problem solving communication, much more important with a market which is becoming knowledge based
- Covid-19 has had some impacts on education systems both in terms of economic impacts & logistical impacts.
▪ There was a need to adhere with the sanitary conditions and adapt the living spaces & classrooms


Attending Experts

Biniam Bedasso

Senior Research Associate, Education, Center for Global Development

Sampson Kofi Adotey

Manager, Alumni Engagement & Research Reporting Global Network, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Adrian Gauci

Economics Affairs Officer with the Gender, Poverty and Social Policy, UNECA

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