Education

Countries must make education and training a top priority to compete in the future

Speaking at the ETF conference Skills for the Future: Managing Transition, Cesare Onestini said: “Challenges like globalisation and digitalisation are obvious to all by now, but solutions are not. Responses vary from country to country and region to region, according to their specific context. “But in a globalised world, we must work together to create solutions that are […]

Education

African education experts converge in Nairobi

Education policy makers and opinion leaders are meeting Tuesday to discuss the initiatives African governments are making to entrench disability inclusive education in the continent in their respective countries. The acting director for special education, Mr Fredrick Haga, said international agreements and conventions are calling for education services to be provided in an inclusive manner. […]

Education

‘Unprecedented consultation’ on education launched quietly

Months after it swept to power, Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government has quietly rolled out what it’s calling an “unprecedented consultation” on the province’s $29-billion education system. The chances for input, which will take a variety of forms, including phone town halls and emailed submissions, are the result of Premier Doug Ford’s election campaign pledge […]