[2015-11-26] African educators united for diversity in education
Leaders of education unions in francophone West Africa discussed a rights-based approach to inclusive education, particularly of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people.
[2015-10-30] Nigerian army frees 192 abducted children from Boko Haram
Three hundred eight people, including 192 children, have been rescued by the Nigerian army during a raid targeting terrorist group Boko Haram, though none of the 219 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls are among those freed.
[2015-10-28] Burundi: teachers’ perilous working conditions to be addressed
Amid political and social unrest, Burundi’s teachers’ union is working closely with Education International to both counter the government’s harassment of teachers as well as enhance the safety of their working conditions.
Welcome to Education International Africa!
Africa is a huge region where EI´s affiliated member organisations function in difficult conditions and environments, and in countries which account for the bulk of out-of-school children.
EI represents 111 affiliates in 50 countries, from Algeria in the north to South Africa in the south, from Sierra Leone in the west to Mauritius in the east. EI works on two current problems that are confronting the continent a whole; the realisation of the Education For All UN Millenium Development Goal and the halting of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.