Education for Employment

Africa has the youngest population in the world, representing an enormous opportunity for the continent’s growth and the opportunity to become leaders as global citizens – provided these energetic, creative young people can achieve their true potential. In a region…

Call To Invest ‘Serious Resources’ In Education, To Stem Tide Of Child Labour

By Cecilia Russell “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to eliminate child labour.” So said Dennis Sinyolo, Director of Education International’s African Regional Office in Accra, Ghana adapting liberation icon and late South African president Nelson Mandela’s famous…

How Education Organisations Used Blended Learning To Overcome Covid-19 Challenges

Integrating technology into the education space when the pandemic hit was a massive undertaking. This is how beneficiaries funded by the Datatec Educational and Technology Foundation did it. While the Covid-19 pandemic has brought many changes to the way people…

Creating Paths for Education and Employment is a Make or Break Issue for Africa

Many young people are getting access to secondary education and an increasing number also university education. An increasing share of youth in Africa are university students, 9% in 2018. In today’s knowledge economy, university students carry a key role in…

Ph.D. Student Leah Pauline Investigates Girls’ Education in Uganda

Leah Pauline, a Colorado native who has lived abroad for many years, was thrilled when she was accepted to the Health and Behavioral Sciences PhD Program at CU Denver. Now that she’s a third-year doctoral student, Pauline was about to…

‘Fighting for my right to education pushed me to promote equal rights for all’

By Sanne Biesmans in DRC When 24-year-old Mapenda Lenganaiso finished secondary school, she wanted to study Information Technology at university. But her parents thought she should get married instead. “I insisted for months until my father finally gave in,” she…

My Salary Has Been Slashed, How Can I Give my Child the Best Education? Ask Shade About Trusts

By Sade Dear Shade, I am a single mother and for the past 6 years, I have been raising my child alone. I vowed to do whatever I can to give my child the best of education so that she…