Tag: education system

How technology can help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on education in Nigeria

The education system in Nigeria was not excluded from the COVID-19 related disruption to education space globally. Secondary Schools in Nigeria re-opened on the fourth of August to allow its senior graduating students prepare for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which commences on the 14th of this month. The news has raised many questions owing to current realities. Jadesola Adedeji, CEO of Stem Mets Resources joins CNBC Africa for more.

How COVID-19 is reshaping Kenya’s education system

On the continent, there has been an increased awareness of the impact of cultural practices on educational achievement that has challenged the education systems. In Kenya, the government is investing in all forms of education; however, experts have noted that for the rise of automation and technological advancements to be effective, an updated skill set is required. Ayub Odida, Researcher at ACAL Consulting joins CNBC Africa for more.

Wanjuhi Njoroge on how best Kenya’s education system can leverage labour market, equip youth with skills

The past years have seen radical changes in the needs of the global labour market and Kenya, East Africa's biggest economy is yet to adjust her education system to fit these needs. Wanjuhi Njoroge, a global shaper based in Nairobi joins CNBC Africa on how best the country can adapt to the changing landscape.

This African education firm is investing $14 million in 4 new campuses

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.

Jonathen Jansen on how to fix SA’s schooling system

South Africa's deficient education system is seen as one of the biggest challenges to socioeconomic development. The country spends more money on education than the US and UK but is failing to see the returns. Professor Jonathen Jansen attended the SA property owners Association's conference currently underway in Cape Town. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters asked him what he thinks government should be doing to improve education in the country.

Angola to elect new president as dos Santos retires

Angola to elect new president as dos Santos retires

Will technology save SA’s education chaos

Will technology save SA's education chaos
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