Society - Education
  • Regional workshop on education communicators opens
    15 february 2011 22:16:40
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - A regional workshop on communication for education began on Tuesday in Cotonou for journalists and communication officers of ministries and agencies. Full text...

  • 300 Angola students studying in Algeria
    09 february 2011 17:12:12
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) - No fewer than 300 Angolan students are in Algeria, attending higher education courses in petrochemical, petroleum, business administration, medicine and economy, as part of the students exchange agreement between both countries. Full text...

  • Pearson Education extends services to Gambia
    04 february 2011 17:26:34
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Pearson Education, the world's leading educational publisher, offering books and online resources for students of all ages from early learning, has extend its services to The Gambia, PANA reports from here Friday. Full text...

  • 26 science teachers graduate from African Virtual University e-learning programme in Dakar
    03 february 2011 15:15:27
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Twenty-six skilled science teachers, specializing in physics, chemistry, life and earth sciences, and mathematics, received their degrees Wednesday in Dakar at the end of a pilot phase of the e-learning programme, initiated by the African Virtual University (AVU), an official of the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (UCAD) said in a statement. Full text...

  • China grants Comoros 250 million Comorian francs for basic education
    22 january 2011 19:17:40
    Moroni, Comoros (PANA) - China and Comoros have signed an agreement for 508,163 euros, or 250 million Comorian francs, to support basic education through the construction of schools, PANA learnt from official sources in Moroni, the capital city of the country. Full text...

  • Nigeria's President denies breaking own govt's directive
    19 january 2011 20:54:12
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian presidency Wednesday denied a local media report that President Goodluck Jonathan's Full text...

  • Anger as President Jonathan's kids return to school despite closure
    19 january 2011 10:00:05
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The revelation that two children of Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan are in school in the capital city of Abuja, despite the government's closure of public and private schools because of the ongoing voters' registration, has angered many parents, the private Punch newspaper reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • UNESCO invites students to global Chemistry experiment
    18 january 2011 16:45:49
    Paris, France (PANA) - UNESCO, in partnership with the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), has invited Primary and secondary school students to participate in an attempt to break the record for the biggest scientific experiment ever conducted, as part of the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) in 2011. Full text...

  • UN finances school nutrition programme in Cape Verde
    13 january 2011 17:28:28
    Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) – The UN System in Cape Verde will grant US$ 5,611,000 by 2014 to Praia in support of school feeding programme in the archipelago, PANA learnt in Praia from the UN agency. Full text...

  • Nigeria delays schools' resumption for voters' registration
    07 january 2011 09:35:12
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's federal government has shifted the resumption date of primary and secondary schools in the country from 10 Jan. to 4 Feb. due to the voters' registration exercise to be held across the country 15-29 Jan. Full text...

  • Rwanda grants scholarships to Haitian students
    05 january 2011 18:03:43
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Rwandan government has granted scholarships to five Haitian students to continue their studies at the National University of Rwanda (NUR), according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry issued Wednesday in Kigali Full text...

  • African academics charged ro rewrite continental history
    16 december 2010 19:15:24
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The President of Cape Verde, Pedro Pires, here Wednesday charged academics and historians to rewrite the history of Africa, lamenting that African populations have ignore their history. Full text...

  • Canada boosts training of teachers in Mali with 8.5b CFA F
    10 december 2010 17:03:39
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Canada, on Friday, granted Mali 8.5 billion CFA francs to finance the continuous training of teachers and the evaluation of learning. Full text...

  • CAMES examination records 80% success
    11 november 2010 15:47:00
    Lomأ©- Togo (PANA) -- One hundred and seventeen (117) candidates, out of the 147 that sat for the African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) examin a tion that ended Wednesday in Lomأ©, Togo, have been declared successful. Full text...

  • DR Congo NGO seeks bigger budget for education sector
    07 november 2010 15:03:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The DR Congo's Consortium of Organizations of Stakeh olders in the Education Sector (COASCE) has asked Members of Parliament to incre a se the allocation of the education sector to 30 per cent of the national budget, the coordinator of the consortium said in a statement made available to PANA Sun d ay. Full text...

  • Libya hosts exhibition of US universities (Corrected)
    06 november 2010 19:29:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- More than 40 American universities are taking part in an international exhibition in Tripoli aimed at attracting Libyan students to stud y in the US. Full text...

  • Libya host exhibition of US universities
    06 november 2010 19:23:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- More than 40 American universities are taking part in an international exhibition in Tripoli aimed at attracting Libyan students to stud y in the US. Full text...

  • Togo gets 22.5 billion FCFA grant for education
    30 october 2010 12:58:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) â" The West African state of Tog-o has been granted 22. Full text...

  • ECOWAS' regional technical, vocational training opens in Banjul
    27 october 2010 18:56:00
    Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- The Gambia is paying host to a five-day training worksho p for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for teachers and ed u cation administrators on curriculum and instructional materials development in t h e ECOWAS region. Full text...

  • Int'l Task Force for the education of Roma people meets
    26 october 2010 13:22:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The International Task Force for the Education of the Rom a people (ITFER), of which UNESCO is a member, will hold its first meeting on 28 and 29 October at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, the UN agency sai d in a press statement from its headquarters in the French capital. Full text...

  • Int'l Task Force for the education of Roma people scheduled
    26 october 2010 12:47:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The International Task Force for the Education of the Rom a people (ITFER), of which UNESCO is a member, will hold its first meeting on 28 and 29 October at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, the UN agency sai d in a press statement from its headquarters in the French capital. Full text...

  • Experts examine 50 years of Nigerian education
    21 october 2010 16:26:00
    Ijebu-Ode- Nigeria (PANA) -- Education experts are brainstorming on ways to reposition the Nigerian educational system to regain the high quality it was known for in the early years of independence against the current decay. Full text...

  • Second faculties conference opens in Libya
    18 october 2010 23:27:00
    Janzour- Libya (PANA) -- The second scientific conference on Pedagogic Faculties. Full text...

  • South Korea to finance Angolan technical institution
    11 october 2010 16:18:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- South Korea will finance the construction of a high tech nical industrial and manufacturing institution in Viana, on the outskirts of the Angolan capital, Luanda, the South Korean Ambassador, Han Jae Young, disclosed h e re Monday. Full text...

  • Zanzibar shares experience on early childhood
    28 september 2010 22:15:00
    Moscow- Russia (PANA) -- Haroun Ali Suleiman, the minister of Education and Voc ational Training of Zanzibar, an autonomous region of Tanzania, on Tuesday presented the experience of his country in the area of education and early childhood protection at the First World Conference on Education and the Protection of Early Childhood in Moscow. Full text...

  • World confab on Early Childhood Care, Education scheduled for 27-29 Sept
    24 september 2010 14:09:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- UNESCO, the Russian Federation and the City of Moscow hav e put together a world conference at which the education of the Roma children wi l l top the agenda. Full text...

  • World leaders, experts meet to raise education profile
    21 september 2010 18:30:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- A brainstorming session to examine ways to make a case for education by showing its powerful impact on all Millennium Development Goals (M D Gs) will be held Wednesday, as world leaders gather in New York, US, to review p r ogress on the MDGs. Full text...

  • UNESCO report shows inequality in access to education
    17 september 2010 13:01:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Two out of three countries in the world face gender dis parities in primary and secondary education and as many as half will not achieve the goal of gender parity in educ ation by 2015, according to a new report by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). Full text...

  • EU helps Morocco fight illiteracy
    14 september 2010 18:08:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has granted Morocco another r ound of financial assistance to the tune of 110 million dirhams to execute its l i teracy policy, the EU said in a statement released here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Schools resume Monday in Togo
    13 september 2010 15:18:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Nearly two and a half million pupils, four percent more than the figures for last year, returned to school Monday following the resumption o f schools in Togo, PANA reports from here. Full text...

  • 12 Malian high school graduates get French excellence scholarships
    06 september 2010 16:28:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Twelve Malian high school girls will continue their studie s in France after benefitting from scholarships granted by the French government , the Malian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research told PANA. Full text...

  • UNESCO to launch innovation for literacy
    06 september 2010 16:09:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- UNESCO is to launch a new Knowledge and Innovations Netwo rk for Literacy (KINL) that will enable researchers and practitioners all over t h e world link up and share information and best practices, PANA reported Monday. Full text...

  • EU funds education support programme in Somalia
    01 september 2010 09:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The European Union (EU), in conjunction with the UNICEF, has said it will fund an ambitious 5-million-Euro programme to support Somali administrations in developing a well-structured educ ation and training system in Northwest Somalia (Somaliland) and Northeast Somalia (Puntland). Full text...

  • South Africa's education boss bows out
    01 september 2010 07:34:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Sithembiso Nzimande, group chairman of the Educ or group, South Africa's largest private educational group, on Tuesday announced his resignation from the group with immediate effect. Full text...

  • Mali to release 3bn CFAF for teachers' salary arrears
    31 august 2010 14:54:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian government will make available, by the end of 2010, over 3 billion CFAF (about US$ 5. Full text...

  • Nigerian professors now to retire at 70
    25 august 2010 21:30:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Professors in Nigeria's public universities are now to r etire at the age of 70, up from 65, according to the decision-making Federal Exe c utive Council (FEC). Full text...

  • Nigerian candidates record mass pass in May/June 2010 WASSC Exam
    20 august 2010 08:35:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- No fewer than 677,007 Nigerian candidates who wrote the May/June 2010 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) passed their examinations, obtaining five credits and above unlike in the last two year s when candidates recorded mass failure, according to local media reports. Full text...

  • Brilliant Malawian girl spurns lucrative Chinese scholarship over religion
    18 august 2010 11:27:00
    By Raphael TENTHANI- PANA Correspondent Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) -- An 18-year-old Malawian girl, who scored distinction i n all the six subjects she sat for during the country's 2009 School Certificate o f Education Examinations (MSCE), has turned down a lucrative five-year, all expe n ses-paid scholarship from a university in China because she is a member of the C h ristian sect Jehovah Witness, a private radio station who brokered the scholarsh i ps has said. Full text...

  • Officials plan to cite PanAfrican University campus in Northern Africa
    14 august 2010 19:43:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- High-level talks on the possibility of citing a campus o f a PanAfrican University in northern Africa have been held in Tripoli, the Liby a n capital, PANA reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Low success rate in Mali's Baccalaureate exam
    07 august 2010 12:24:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The success rate in the Malian Baccalaureate Exam for 2010 is estimated at 29. Full text...

  • Nigeria's apex military institution to graduate 125
    29 july 2010 17:13:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- A total 125 participants, including eight foreigners, will next week Friday graduate from Nigeria’s apex military institution, the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja. Full text...

  • Poor school certification exam results in Cote d'Ivoire
    22 july 2010 15:01:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Only 36,331 of the 148,255 students, representing 24. Full text...

  • Pan-African university to be launched soon
    22 july 2010 14:37:00
    Munyonyo- Uganda (PANA) -- The African Union Commission is awaiting a decision of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government for the effective take-off of the first institutes of the proposed Pan-African University, the Commission's Chair person, Jean Ping, disclosed here Thursday. Full text...

  • Africa regional educational forum ends
    21 july 2010 21:11:00
    Abidjan- Cote dâ?Ivorie (PANA) -- The maiden conference of the Inter-Country Qua lity Node on Technical and Vocational Skills Development (TVSD) ended in the Ivo r ian commercial capital, Abidjan, on Wednesday with calls on African countries to develop vocational skills. Full text...

  • African nations urged to make life meaningful for citizens
    20 july 2010 19:43:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Kenya Education Minister Professor Sam Ongeri, has urged African nations to "share and apply knowledge and skills so that every citizen can lead a meaningful life in this increasingly knowledge-based world". Full text...

  • ADEA to improve literacy in Africa
    20 july 2010 16:58:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Mr. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire hosts regional education forum
    19 july 2010 12:26:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Cote d'Ivoire is this week playing host to the launch of the Inter-Country Quality Node for Technical Vocational Skills Development (ICQN/TVSD), jointly organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and Cote d'Ivoire's Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training (METFP). Full text...

  • UNESCO warns of aid shortfall to education
    10 july 2010 19:13:00
    Pretoria- South Africa (PANA) -- As political leaders across Africa prepare for the World Cup education summit scheduled for 11 July in Pretoria, UNESCO warns that shortfalls in aid threaten to derail efforts to get the region's 32 million out-of-school children into classrooms. Full text...

  • Don't break aid promises to African children, warns UNESCO
    07 july 2010 15:49:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- As political leaders across Africa prepare for the World Cup education summit, scheduled for 11 July in Pretoria, UNESCO has warned that s hortfalls in aid threaten to derail efforts to get the regionâ?s 32 million out- of-school children into classrooms, a news release, made available to PANA Wedne s day, stated. Full text...

  • DR Congo says school enrolment increasing
    07 july 2010 12:49:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- School enrolment levels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) are rising sharply because of increasing investment and end of a bitter civil war in the country, a top government education official said Wednesday. Full text...

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