[2016-09-28] New school year taken hostage by political unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ongoing political conflict has delayed the start of the new school year, keeping students from class while preventing unions from pressing for a better status for teachers and quality education for all children.

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[2016-09-26] South Africa: University fee cap welcomed

Education unions are encouraged by the South African government’s announcement that university fee increases may be capped and that low-income families may have the increase subsidised to make education more accessible.

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[2016-09-09] 17 ways to improve girls’ education

With over 32 million girls out of schools worldwide, there are many ways in which girl’s education can be promoted – a new website offers at least 17 examples of how to do so.

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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.