The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted schools but it has also provided an opportunity to rethink education, placing the learner at the centre of the system, says Dr Rita Bissoonauth.
A coalition of the willing can bring about massive changes over a short period of time in education. Alice Albright and Serigne Mbaye Thiam describe how it can be done.
Rwanda’s Education Minister, Dr Valentine Uwamariya, acknowledges the challenges facing the country’s education system but sees them as opportunities to enhance it.
What can be done to make education more relevant to the skills needed for employment? Tom Collins talks to some education providers to find the answer.
Sierra Leone’s new Basic Education Minister, David Sengeh, is on course to radically transform the country’s education system. If he succeeds, it could well be the model for the rest of the continent.
A new report by Mastercard Foundation highlights the challenges facing education in Africa and suggests ways to improve enrolment and standards.