August 18

  • South Africa: Mixed Reactions to UCT's Mixed Bathrooms

    The Daily Vox

    Last week the University of Cape Town (UCT) introduced gender-neutral bathrooms for students who identify as transgender or who abstain from defining their gender. Read more »

  • Kenya: Bungoma Report to Be Released

    The Star

    The task force formed by Bungoma county leaders early to check on why schools have been performing poorly in national exams will release its findings in two weeks. Read more »

  • Kenya: No Kuppet, KNUT Merger, Say Officials

    The Star

    THE two teachers' unions, Knut and Kuppet will not merge, union leaders have said. Kuppet secretary general Akello Misori and vice chair Julius Korir denied claims that they are... Read more »

  • Kenya: Teachers 'May Back' Okoa Kenya Referendum Push

    The Star

    Teachers may back Cord's Okoa Kenya referendum push. The Kenya National Union of Teachers second national vice chairman Wycliffe Omucheyi told Cord leader Raila Odinga they are... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Alumni Donate Hall to College of Medicine, Idi Araba

    Guardian

    RECENTLY, 40 alumni members of the 1989 set of College of Medicine, University of Lagos, majority of whom are in the diaspora, demonstrated a rare act of patriotism worthy of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: WAEC Extends Registration for Private Wassce

    Guardian

    THE West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Monday said the registration period for the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for... Read more »

  • Angola: Endiama Finances School in Nhârea

    ANGOP

    The population of Nhârea municipality, 175 kilometres from the northern city of Cuito, Bié province, will benefit a new school in September, financed by the National... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tuition Fees Reversal - LASU to Refund N840 Million to Students

    Vanguard

    Lagos--Lagos State University, LASU, is to refund over N840 million fees paid by the students following the directive by Governor Babatunde Fashola to revert it to the old fees of... Read more »

  • Angola: Unicef Recognises Progress in Access to Education in Angola

    ANGOP

    The Angolan government has made huge progress in access to education in the country since the end of armed conflict, especially in relation to the increase of children in the... Read more »

  • Eritrea: Programs Implemented Through SWP Attest to the Prevailing Work Spirit

    Shabait

    Soil and water conservation activities, as well as reforestation programs implemented in Keren and Hagaz sub-zones through the Students Summer Work Program( SWP) attest to the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ERC Workers, Students to Be Vigilant Over LASU Fees

    Daily Independent

    The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has called on the students and workers of Lagos State University to remain vigilant over the recent reversal of the astronomically hiked fees by... Read more »

  • Nigeria: UNIBEN Vice Chancellor Returns

    Guardian

    CONTRARY to media reports that the Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin may have become incapacitated due to ill health and therefore be replaced with a substantive acting... Read more »

  • Gambia: Dr Aboubacarr Senghore Has Been Re-Assigned

    The Point

    DrAboubacarr Senghorehas been re-assigned last Thursday 14 August to the ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, a post he held in April-May this year, GRTS... Read more »

  • South Africa: Mpumalanga Assists Matric Learners

    SAnews.gov.za

    The Mpumalanga Department of Education has taken steps to assist grade 12 learners prepare for their 2014 final examinations. Read more »

  • South Africa: Government Builds Over 70 Schools

    SAnews.gov.za

    The Department of Basic Education has built 74 schools, which have changed the experience of learning and teaching for thousands of pupils and teachers. Read more »

  • Gambia: Dr. Senghore Reassigned Higher Education Portfolio [document]

    Daily Observer

    His Excellency the president of the Republic of The Gambia has reassigned Dr. Aboubacar Senghore to the portfolio of the minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rising Number of Orphans Overstretches School

    Daily Trust

    Proprietor of the Future Prowess Islamic Foundation, a school for orphans and vulnerable children in Maiduguri, Borno State,Barrister Zanna Mustapha, said at the weekend that... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Using Special Education As Tool to End Strikes

    Daily Trust

    Over the years, there has been an increase in the cases of strikes actions by workers due to disagreements with employers. In this report, our reporter looks at how employers and... Read more »

  • South Africa: Fet College in Dire Need of Student Accommodation [press release]

    IFP

    The IFP calls on the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, to urgently intervene by ensuring that the lack of student accommodation at the Mthashana FET... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Develops 5 Year Blueprint for Agric Devt in Schools

    Daily Trust

    Stakeholders in the agricultural sector in Nigeria have begun to brainstorm on ways to sustain agricultural development in secondary schools as part of efforts to re-awake the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: CSR - Construction Firm Rehabilitates School

    Daily Trust

    China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Nigeria Limited (CCECC) has rehabilitated classrooms of the FCT School for the Blind Children, as part of its Corporate Social... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kaduna Spends N73 Million On Teachers' Entitlements

    Daily Trust

    The Kaduna State government has spent over N73 million on the payment of promotion arrears and salary increment of primary and secondary school teachers in the state. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Bassey - the Danger of Unequal Education [opinion]

    Guardian

    THERE are millions of children all across this nation who attend government primary schools. Statistics from the new Roadmap for Nigerian education sector has shown that there are... Read more »

  • Nigeria: OAU Re-Opens for Students

    Daily Independent

    Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, have announced the re-opening of the institution for students. Read more »

  • Kenya: Students Not Selected for Private Universities

    The Star

    GOVERNMENT-sponsored students could not be placed in private universities because the Universities Fund Board is yet to be established. Read more »

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