Liberia: Investing in the Nation's Future Through Education

In an opinion piece outlining the progress her administration is making in the educational sector, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf acknowledges that "it is not enough that our children are in school; we must ensure that all children have access to quality education that provides them with literacy, numeracy, critical thinking and other competences for the 21st century".

An elementary school in Monrovia.

  • Liberia:  Back to School Looks Bleak for Children in Western Liberia

    The NEWS, 1 September 2012

    The possibility of hundreds of children returning to school this year remains uncertain, unless the condition of the only government-run school in Zuah Town, Suehn Mecca District, ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Parents Urged to Invest in Children Education

    The New Dawn, 6 July 2012

    The Principal of the Acacio Academy Early Childhood Program in Zubah Town, Paynesville, outside Monrovia has urged parents and guardians to invest in the education of their ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Children Face Bleak Future

    The New Dawn, 18 September 2012

    A new survey just released has painted a gloomy picture of primary school age children in Liberia and elsewhere on the continent, suggesting that half of primary school age ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Parents, Urged to Prioritize Early Childhood Education

    Heritage, 3 July 2012

    The Deputy Managing Director for Operations at the Liberia Petroleum and Refining Company (LPRC) has called on parents and other well meaning philanthropists to prioritize early ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Lipace Ends Tutorial Exercise

    The Informer, 8 May 2012

    The Liberia Institute for the Promotion of Academic Excellence (LIPACE), in collaboration with youth Exploring Solution (YES) has ended a two-week free comprehensive tutorial ... read more »

  • Liberia:  The Education and Development of Children - Are Your Hands Stained? (opinion)

    The New Dawn, 9 March 2012

    The story of Helen Keller is one we may all know. I read Helen Keller's story, when I was in an elementary school in a rural part of Liberia. If you have not read Helen Keller's ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Scholarships for 3,000 Youth Soon

    The New Dawn, 6 March 2012

    As part of its mandate for President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's 150-day deliverables, the Ministry of Youth and Sports will provide scholarships to 3,000 youth in the country to ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Children's Book Promotes Ethnic Unification (press release)

    ONE Liberia, 9 February 2012

    Liberian owned children's book publisher One Moore Book has partnered with ONE Liberia for a workbook to promote ethnic unification among Liberian youth. read more »