Experts meet in Kigali for quality of education upgrade in Africa

On 27 September 2017 at 08:53

Educationists from eight African countries are in Kigali for a five-day meeting to discuss measures that would help develop quality education on the continent.

The meeting has been organized by Association for the Development of Education (ADEA), a forum for education policy dialogue in Africa.

The Director General of Rwanda Education Board (REB), Janvier Gasana said that all experts will examine common trend that would regulate education in Africa.

“After this week, we shall have tangible measures that will lead African countries to have a common vision of education, a vision that will lead us to sustainable development,” he said.

Gasana said that combining efforts will help to reduce problems in education sector in Africa. He said that regular inspection will be conducted to address challenges that hamper the quality of education.

The project manager in ADEA, Gertrude Tafadzwa Bvindi, said they will share ideas that will inspire them to work for advancing the quality of education. She expects that will be changed through different training.

“In this forum, we will see how to change curricula and see how we could add new lessons that will help advance our education to targeted quality,” she said.
Participating countries are Burkina Faso, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Rwanda, Kenya and Botswana.

The Director General of Rwanda Education Board (REB), Janvier Gasana