Tag: Education sector
As Nigeria enters the third phase of the eased lock-down measures, the government is now looking to open up the education sector. But some stakeholders in the education sector feel this move is a little too soon. National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Professor, Biodun Ogunyemi joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for this discussion.
Today as more and more people across the continent are required to stay home due to government lock-down interventions, we are seeing a massive shift towards remote learning. As we adjust to the new normal and governments take the much needed next steps towards safely re-opening the economies and adopting possible return to school strategies, blended learning will play a key role. Angela Nganga, Microsoft Education Lead for North, West, East and Southern Africa, Levant and Pakistan Countries joins CNBC Africa for more.
With the coming of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), prepping of Africa's next workforce with necessary skills is still a challenge for those in the education sector – Karen Sherman, President of Akilah Institute in Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.
The quality of education and training provided by African countries has worsened since 2014, leaving many of the continent's growing population of young people ill-prepared to enter the job market, an influential report said on Tuesday.
The education firm has been growing at a lightning rate as parents frustrated with under-resourced, over-crowded state-run schools splash out on private education.
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