Content from our Premium Partner

Mastercard Foundation (Africa)

Secondary Education that Prepares African Youth for Work - Report

The Mastercard Foundation has released an important new report, Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work. The report focuses on the role of secondary education in ensuring Africa's youth acquire the skills, knowledge, and competencies necessary to succeed in a dynamic and globalized labour market, where trends of digitalization and automation are on the rise. While the report is not intended to be a blueprint, its objective is to highlight the urgency of the need to improve education systems and to contribute to the dialogue on how to ensure Africa benefits from the potential of its growing population of young people. Read more

Download the report (PDF/104MB). 



Students during science class in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of a Mastercard Foundation partnership with Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative to improve student learning in science, math, and English.


Secondary students in class at a refugee settlement in Uganda.

A student in class in Senegal as part of a Mastercard Foundation partnership with Education Development Centre, Inc.


AllAfrica publishes around 500 reports a day from more than 100 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.