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Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

British High Commissioner welcomes returning Zambian Chevening scholars

The British High Commissioner Fergus Cochrane-Dyet spoke at a reception in Lusaka for returning 17 Zambian Chevening scholars who studied in the UK

Speaking at the event, which was also attended by the Zambian Minister of Higher Education Prof. Nkandu Luo, Mr Cochrane-Dyet said: "Welcome, and thank you for coming this evening. "I am delighted to be hosting this event to welcome the 17 Zambians who went to study at prestigious British universities.…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

19 young ‘Namibian Ambassadors’ return from Germany

The 19 exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, were all equally enthusiastic about their stay

“My German exchange family made me feel so welcome and at home. They are like my second family now and I am already looking forward to the visit of my exchange partner in June.” The 19 exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, were all equally enthusiastic…

Source: British High Commission - Lusaka |

UK and Zambian teachers forge professional partnerships

Nine Primary Schools in the UK have formed links with Zambian schools to prepare young people for life and work in the 21st century

Speaking at the Professional Partnership Conference for teachers under the connecting classrooms project in Lusaka today, British High Commissioner to Zambia, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, said: Access to the right kind of education is very important in ensuring our children are able to thrive in today’s globalised world. As much as core…

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Addis Ababa |

Norwegian Support for Dental Health Service and Training Department in Addis Ababa University

The Ambassador emphasized that Norway and Ethiopia has had a long-term collaboration within the health sector and that the relationship now is a strategic one

The Dental Health Service and Training Department received a donation worth of 50 million NOK dental equipment from the University of Bergen and the Embassy provided financial support for transportation and installation of the equipment, purchase of spare parts, and capacity development of staffs and technicians in the dentistry field.…

Source: Sciences Po Executive Education |

LeAD Campus – Global Leaders for Africa’s Development Certificate Programme Accepting Applications for Second Course

Sciences Po Executive Education is seeking for 30 participants reflexive of the excellence and socio-professional diversity of leaders in Africa to take part in the second LeAD Campus course

Sciences Po Executive Education (www.SciencesPo.fr/executive-education), in partnership with the French Development Agency, the University of Cape Town, the Higher Institute of Management in Dakar and the AfricaFrance Foundation, is pleased to announce the start of the second LeAD Campus course on 2 April. Sciences Po Executive Education is seeking for…

Source: Embassy of the United States - Accra - Ghana |

USAID Promotes Development in the Volta Region

During the trip, Mr. Karas met with a number of USAID partners and reiterated the U.S. government’s support for promoting opportunity and development in the Volta Region by investing in its people

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Ghana Mission Director Andrew Karas traveled to the Volta Region January 24-27 to visit USAID projects working to increase access to quality healthcare and education. During the trip, Mr. Karas met with a number of USAID partners and reiterated the U.S. government’s support for…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

Entrepreneurship Education in Technical Secondary Schools in Luxor

The intensive program, which was conducted in Luxor and Cairo, was held with the objective of training the teachers on how to integrate entrepreneurial skills within the subjects they teach, through UNIDO’s Entrepreneurship Curriculum Programme (ECP)

93 teachers from Luxor technical secondary schools have successfully completed a 4-week training program on entrepreneurship education, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Education and Technical Education. The training program is part of UNIDO’s…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Invitation to the media to an event for a group of Namibian students returning from a student exchange to Germany, 16 February 2017

The event offers a platform for the students to present their experiences in Germany

Date: 16 February 2017, 16:00   Venue:  Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS), Shinz Street Auditorium   On 16 February 2017, representatives of the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) and Mr. Christian Schlaga, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, will welcome back a group of 19 Namibian…

Source: Zambia High Commission in the United Kingdom |

Libala High School receives 50 laptops from a UK Charity

Wye Valley Zambia project of the UK is a charitable organization which has partnered with Libala High School since 2006

Wye Valley Zambia project of the United Kingdom through a UK firm RSM UK have sourced and donated 50 laptops to Libala High School in preparation for the launch of the school’s Microsoft Showcase programme which will coincide with the commemoration of the ICT Week in March this year.  …

Source: United Nations (UN) |

Encourage Girls To Study Science – UNIC Director

Participants attended from Supreme Education Foundation Schools, Ostra Heights Schools and Veritas Schools, Lagos

As the world marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Mr. Ronald Kayanja has underscored the need to encourage girls to study science subjects and explore careers in the Sciences to break the socio-cultural barriers that discourage girls…