EDUCATION

How Gambia is tackling Early Childhood Education

In its National Education Policy for 2004-15,1 the Government of Gambia announced a plan to create ECD Centres for 3-6-yearolds on the premises of primary schools in the most disadvantaged areas.

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UNESCO Book : Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings

Although this publication has Asian content, I am posting it here because it may be of interest in the wider context of multilingual education.

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Senegal : New efforts underway to educate in local languages

An article on IRIN NEWS about a local language education programme in Senegal describes the importance of non-formal education efforts.

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UNAMID provides educational assistance to North Darfur primary schools

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 7 May 2013, the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) provided educational assistance to five primary schools in and around Sortoni, North Darfur.   The school materials, consisting of blackboards, chalk, rulers, erasers, pencils, school bags, exercise books, magazines, stickers […]

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Tangiers – Italian school archives organised and catalogued

ROME, Italy, May 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A group of volunteers has organised and catalogued the archive material from the Italian School in Tangiers, which for 30 years had been stored in the building housing the Italian institutions in the city. The material is expected to shed light on the history of the […]

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Gambia : Education of girls meeting 16-19 April 2013

Sub-Regional meeting of experts in Banjul on education of girls and other vulnerable children BANJUL, Gambia, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A meeting of regional experts on education of girls and other vulnerable children is scheduled to take place in Banjul from 16 to 19 of April 2013 under the auspices of the […]

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