Burundi Leaps Ahead in Educational Progress
A report by the United Nations has revealed that Burundi topped the list of countries making the greatest strides in education, despite its status as one of the poorest countries in the world.
According to the UN Children's Fund, the proportion of children in school increased from 59 percent in 2005 to 96 percent in 2011.
Africa Renewal, 1 August 2012
A small, dusty, sparsely furnished building of mud bricks serves as a classroom for pupils at a primary school in Buterere, a town on the outskirts of Burundi's capital. read more »
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 24 February 2011
Unversed in Burundi's official languages of French and Kirundi, children of refugees returning after decades spent in Anglophone countries, such as neighbouring Tanzania, often ... read more »
East African Business Week, 24 October 2011
India has signed an agreement with Burundi, a landlocked country in eastern Africa, to set up an institute for education planning and administration. read more »
East Africa: Maiden EA Education Expo to Be Held At Njiro
Arusha Times, 30 June 2012
Institutes of Higher learning based in Asian countries are reportedly showing great interest to participate in the first ever 'East African Education Expo' to be held in Arusha ... read more »
East African Business Week, 27 September 2010
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Burundi will largely depend on educating the girl child, Bafashe Bige, an NGO based in Burundi says. read more »