GAE Blogs

23 Jan
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Education is compulsory in Comoros for children aged 6-16 years. The government is currently pursuing a number of initiatives designed to provide better access to education for all citizens; enrollment and...
18 Jan
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Chad’s constitution guarantees every citizen the right to a free public primary education. While the country’s literacy rate, especially for girls and women, remains low, Chad’s government and its development...
15 Jan
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In 1997 the Central African Republic, through its Education Policy Act, provided free education for all children. The country follows the French model, and primary school is compulsory, although not enforced...
15 Jan
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In the island nation of Cape Verde, education is free and compulsory for children ages 6-14. The government recently has launched initiatives for improving curriculum and teacher training, and the country...
11 Jan
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Under the terms of Cameroon’s constitution, the state guarantees all citizens free primary school education. Two distinct educational systems operate within the country: Anglophone, in the Southwest and...
10 Jan
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Burundi’s education system aims to produce capable, creative and innovative citizens well-versed in national values and prepared for life in a changing world. Burundi is unusual among African countries in that...
3 Jan
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  Burkina Faso’s government aims to educate its young people to become responsible, productive, and creative citizens. The country’s 2007 Education Orientation Law introduced universal compulsory free...
27 Dec
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Education in Botswana was originally based on the philosophy of “Education for Kagisano” meaning education for social harmony. In 1994, the National Policy on Education was revised to provide for the economy...
24 Dec
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Benin is a former French colony that gained its independence in 1960 and therefore French is the official language and formal language of instruction. According to the Constitution of 1990, Benin guarantees...
23 Dec
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Thirty years of civil conflict left Angola with widespread shortages of classrooms and teachers.  Now that the country is at peace, the Angolan government has committed to reforms aimed at improving access to...

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