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Africa’s Most Literate Countries – Part 2

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The adults from Principe and San Tome reported a lowly literacy rate of 57.3 per cent in 1981.

Africa’s Most Literate Countries – Part 1

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Literacy not only improves our ability to live a normal life in a world that is becoming more and more communication driven. It also provides more professional opportunities for people to improve their income and see their families rise from low-income conditions. Skills, in turn, have been linked with increased […]

Africa’s Colonial Education System

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Thousands of Africans graduate from higher education institutions each year and are yet still underemployed or even unemployed. Most parents, however, still hold hope that their children will receive a quality education to the point that these parents give up their wealth to ensure that they do. So what’s wrong? […]

Best universities in Africa

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Higher education is just as important as primary or secondary everywhere in the world.  Africa understands this and is trying to build more and more Universities for people to receive bachelors, masters or PHD degrees. Here is a short list of top ranking universities in the continent. University of Cape […]

What professions are most needed in Africa

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Bloomberg reported that Africa is going to have a new economic order in 15 years’ time, because it constitutes major advances in output and production. Africa is a continent with undiscovered resources like oil and gas, and plain land that can be used for agriculture, which is an untouched wealth […]

Ways to improve education in Africa

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Part of achievement and being successful comes from education and it is the same in Africa. It has never been treated as a priority to get an education in this particular continent, but now it has become more needed than ever. Enrollment rates are growing slowly but steadily, and between […]

Facts about Education in Africa

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This is a list of statistics and insights about the facts on the education system in Africa. Horribly huge numbers show the desperate gender disparity, literacy and primary education issues.  In the next blog post I am going to list ways on how it can be improved from inside the […]

Teaching English in Africa

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There are 54 countries in Africa in which you can choose to teach. Of course, it comes with all kind of challenges, like living in the conditions that you never experienced before, being frustrated with limited teaching materials and resources, cultural shock, but it is going to lead you to […]

Schools Built in 2017 by Schoolsforafrica.co.uk Project

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Schoolsforafrica.co.uk project is an organization which is raising money to build schools in Africa. They started in 2007 and in 11 years done a lot for rural communities. Let’s look at 4 most successful projects of 2017. GBPS Meyomessala is in Cameroon which is divided in two regions: Anglophone and […]

Issues that stops education progress in Africa

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These are the times when more and more children are going to school, but there is so much to do to improve those numbers. Sub-Saharan regions in Africa is the poorest in education. Children there need to leave or never even start schools, leaving them without basic skills. Classroom seems […]