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The repetition rate of Neuchâtel’s students as seen by the pedagogue Claude-Alain Kleiner

Are Neuchâtel students worse than elsewhere (here, a class in Germany)? “Decades of work to get here!” This is the cry from the heart of the pioneers of the 1970s and beyond, when they heard of the disgraceful ranking of the canton of Neuchâtel in terms of the repetition rate of pupils. These elders who …

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Nigeria: USAID Ensures Access to Education for Out-of-School Children’ in Northern Nigeria’

Mr. Nurudeen Lawal, the Chief of Party USAID Northern Education Initiative spoke to Funmi Ogundare and explained the various strategies used and how the agency had partnered with different stakeholders at the state and federal levels in the last five years. The objective is to provide basic literacy opportunities to out-of-school children especially in Sokoto …

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School drop out rates.

In a society, education plays a very important role in opening up vast opportunities for the individuals living within there, when the basic structures of acquiring knowledge is lacking, the society is in peril  as there will be several problems cropping up from the lack of education such as: Extreme poverty: Members of the society  lack basic …

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Together We Can Provide Better Life For All African Children.

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa ( SSA) have not been spared from the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis.As data shows that agriculture continues to be the main source of livelihood of smallholders household in Sub-saharan Africa. While farmers are still struggling to deliver their produce to the market and to acquire badly needed agricultural inputs …

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Child Trafficking

Trafficking of children in West and Central Africa is on the rise and demands a concerted effort from all sectors of society in affected countries to combat it, according to ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child labour. Recruited and sold into prostitution and forced labour,children aged between 12 and 16 are the main …

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Nigeria: Five Kidnapped Kaduna College Students Rescued – Official

The Kaduna government says the students were rescued by security operatives in Kaduna on Monday and are now at a military health facility in the city receiving treatment. The Kaduna State government has announced the rescue of five of the 39 students kidnapped from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Kaduna, last month. A statement …

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Kenya: Pregnant Girls Sit KCSE Exams in Hospitals

The ongoing Form Four exams have exposed the depth of the teen pregnancy crisis, with hundreds of candidates sitting their first papers in maternity wards. Many more are expected to give birth before the exams end on April 21. The Education ministry is yet to reveal the number of pregnant teens but checks in individual …

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