Tag: dan adkins

How will Africa’s universities emerge from the depths of COVID-19?

According to The Economist, in 2019, 8m or 9% of young people in Sub-Saharan Africa attended tertiary education, including vocational colleges and universities. That is almost double the 4% that did so in 2000. With the cases of COVID-19 rising on the continent and several countries in lockdown how will this change?

Future of Education Summit: TAG CEO Adkins on the importance of teaching employability skills at secondary, university level

The theme for The Future of Education Summit 2019 was “The Future of Educations: Reactive vs Proactive”. Coming from Dubai to attend the summit was Dan Adkins, CEO of the Transnational Academic Group Middle East. He spoke to CBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about the gap between work-place ready and formal education.