While COVID-19 has held back learning, the pandemic presents a historic opportunity to revamp education systems.
Ghanaian students are losing patience with the lack of opportunities after graduation.
Students with disability continue to face dire exclusion in education and there is an urgent need to provide inclusive education for them.
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away any time soon. Kenya’s universities must adapt.
While the loss of contact learning time can be quantified, it’s more difficult to quantify the effect of school closures on learning outcomes.
What Kenya should focus on is providing in-service professional development to improve student learning outcomes.
Governments and agencies should prepare second chance opportunities for formal education as emergency situations may last for several years and create a backlog of education.
The inclusion of new topics in Ghana’s comprehensive sex education curriculum has split opinions among parents.
No single factor can entirely account for students’ persistence and it’s important to take an integrated approach to keep more children in school.
There are concerns that the longer girls spend out of school, the more they are at risk of dropping out.
Pupils who aren’t exposed to different perspectives won’t be equipped to participate in and contribute to a democratic society.
Data underlies the kinds of applications that are proposed for use in the country’s education system.
The inequalities in South Africa’s education are systematically being exposed at a scale not experienced before.
Inadequate public education on a new language policy has generated resistance from parents at the early childhood education level in Ghana.
Achieving the sustainable development goals on education in Ghana requires efficient resource allocation, not necessarily more money.