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ECDE Conference Dec 2013

30 April 2014

One hundred and twenty-two participants from 14 countries, including 10 in southern Africa, came together for a challenging and dynamic three-day conference on Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) in December. Hosted by OSISA in collaboration with the Open...

Regional ECDE conference begins in SA

03 December 2013

A major conference on Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) kicked off in Pretoria on December 3rd with a keynote address by Siphosami Malunga, the Executive Director of OSISA.

The conference - hosted by OSISA and...

No longer education as usual in Swaziland

28 November 2013
While Swaziland often makes headlines for the wrong reasons, the government is quietly making all the right noises in relation to early childhood development and education (ECDE).
In a...

Regional ECDE conference will focus on quality

27 November 2013

While the focus of many actors engaged in Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) in southern Africa is on advocating for, and developing initiatives to ensure that, more children have access to ECDE services, there is mounting...

Apply for Masters in Public Admin at CEU

05 November 2013

Anyone seriously interested in studying Public Administration should consider the Masters course at the School of Public Policy (SPP) at the Central European University (CEU)

The two-year...

Zambia should use mining revenues to fund education

28 August 2013

A new in-depth study on education in Zambia calls on the government to do more to ensure that greater resources are allocated to education.

The appeal comes at a time when donor...

Training DRC education CSOs to follow the money

21 August 2013

It is clear that rebuilding the education sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will require a large amount of time, effort and money. But one major step was taken last month when representatives from civil society organisations involved in education from each of...

Lesotho needs better education data

31 May 2013

A new report has raised concerns about the ability of the Lesotho government to manage the data of the education sector, which it says is crucial for planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Produced by the...

DRC education coalition graduates to regional role

21 May 2013

As everyone knows, the education system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is beset with enormous challenges – challenges that often seem insurmountable. But only a few people know that progress is slowly being made thanks to the dedicated work of the National...

Future of education post 2015

10 April 2013

Leymar is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo living in South Africa. Like many other refugee children, Leymar – which is not his real name – does not go to school. He does not have the necessary papers to register at the local school and language is another...

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