The Education community of West Africahttp://www.bizcommunity.com//412/98.htmlWest Africa Education and Training news15Education news - West Africahttp://biz-file.com/res/img/logo.gifBizcommunity.comhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/en-usMon, 22 May 2017 23:38:49 +0200ICT, internet can transform education in Africahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/544/161708.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1705/391887-120x120.jpg" alt="ICT, internet can transform education in Africa" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >© everythingpossible via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]&lt;/span>KIGALI, Rwanda: Connected learning is key to improving education in Africa, says the Internet Society in a report presented at a conference bringing together internet and development organisations from throughout Africa.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/544/161708.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=178&c=544&ct=1&ci=161708">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/544/161708.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 07:49:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaTBWA launches virtual entrepreneurship academy in Tanzaniahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/209/12/158705.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1703/382799-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili. The programme will be disseminated on social media and eventually aired in thousands of video halls throughout the country.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/209/12/158705.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=209&c=12&ct=1&ci=158705">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/209/12/158705.htmlTue, 07 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaUniversity of Africa, ADvTECH partner to strengthen tertiary education in Africahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/237/98/156932.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1701/377411-120x120.jpg" alt="(L-R): Dr Christine Mushibwe (UoA Deputy Vice Chancellor), Dr Tobais Doyer (UoA CEO), Madam Ruth Mubanga (UoA Chancellor), Roy Douglas (ADvTECH CEO)" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >(L-R): Dr Christine Mushibwe (UoA Deputy Vice Chancellor), Dr Tobais Doyer (UoA CEO), Madam Ruth Mubanga (UoA Chancellor), Roy Douglas (ADvTECH CEO)&lt;/span>LUSAKA, Zambia - ADVTECH Group, Africa's largest private education provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 51% stake in the University of Africa (UoA). Following the International Finance Corporation's investment in the Group in 2016 to support its expansion strategy, this acquisition represents the Group's first tertiary partnership outside South Africa.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/237/98/156932.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=237&c=98&ct=1&ci=156932">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/237/98/156932.htmlTue, 31 Jan 2017 06:04:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaEdusko launches 'Family and School Matters' animated series in Nigeriahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/156007.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1701/374824-120x120.jpg" alt="Edusko launches 'Family and School Matters' animated series in Nigeria" width="120" height="120" align="left" />Edusko, the leading Edtech start-up that connects parents and students with good and affordable schools within and outside Africa, has launched a still animated series titled ‘Family and School Matters' to help Nigerian parents and educators understand parenting, child education, school issues and other related matters in a fun, illustrative and educative way.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/156007.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=157&c=98&ct=1&ci=156007">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/156007.htmlTue, 10 Jan 2017 10:17:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaResearch funding for African scientists for climate change solutionshttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/19/150304.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1609/358769-120x120.jpg" alt="AIMS students" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >AIMS students&lt;/span>Marie-Claude Bibeau, minister of international development and La Francophonie, has announced that Canada will contribute CA$22.6 million over five years to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences - Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), to train African mathematical scientists to develop climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/19/150304.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=178&c=19&ct=1&ci=150304">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/178/19/150304.htmlMon, 05 Sep 2016 06:04:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaInaugural 'TeachHer' master class launched in Ethiopiahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/70/98/150153.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1609/358314-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The US Mission to UNESCO and US Embassy Ethiopia have announced that Addis Ababa will host the first ever TeachHer Master Class, this week, to promote the education of girls in key educational fields.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/70/98/150153.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=70&c=98&ct=1&ci=150153">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/70/98/150153.htmlThu, 01 Sep 2016 06:18:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaApplications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships openhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/98/149352.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1608/356085-120x120.png" alt="Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open" width="120" height="120" align="left" />RABAT, Morocco - Applications for Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme of the UK government, are now open. The scholarship is open to students worldwide.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/98/149352.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=145&c=98&ct=1&ci=149352">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/98/149352.htmlWed, 17 Aug 2016 06:00:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaNigerian educational toy brand launches nationallyhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/149165.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1608/355574-120x120.png" alt="Nigerian educational toy brand launches nationally" width="120" height="120" align="left" />Ethan & Harriet, Nigeria's pioneer educational toy company, is championing the preservation of the country's cultural heritage through fun and games and plans to launch its range of educational toys and Nigerian-themed puzzles nationally.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/149165.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=157&c=98&ct=1&ci=149165">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/149165.htmlFri, 12 Aug 2016 09:50:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaTrans-continental university research strengthenedhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/83/19/148676.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1608/354090-120x120.jpg" alt="Professor Ernest Aryeetey" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Professor Ernest Aryeetey&lt;/span>Professor Ernest Aryeetey, vice-chancellor of the University of Ghana, has been appointed to drive a collaborative initiative, formed by research-intensive universities in Africa, to strengthen research and postgraduate training on the continent.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/83/19/148676.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=83&c=19&ct=1&ci=148676">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/83/19/148676.htmlMon, 01 Aug 2016 09:20:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West AfricaWhat I learned from working in Nigeriahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/148437.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1607/353279-120x120.jpg" alt="Kelly McGillivray" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Kelly McGillivray&lt;/span>TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria which meant I got to travel to that country for the first time. Besides discovering that the vegetation is lush, four people can fit on a scooter and the chilli is hot (even for the chilli queen), we learned a lot about doing business outside South Africa.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/148437.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=157&c=98&ct=1&ci=148437">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/98/148437.htmlTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:59:00 +0200Bizcommunity Education & Training West Africa