Association for the Development of Education in Africa


Association for the Development of Education in Africa

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa, previously known as "Donors to African Education", is a "network and partnership" established by a World Bank initiative in 1988. It groups Ministries of Education, international Development Agencies, NGOs and education specialists.

It currently focuses on helping Ministers of Education and funding agencies to coordinate their efforts to create successful education policies based on African leadership.

The ADEA is hosted by the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) in Paris.

Programs

Programs include:
* The Africa Education Journalism Award, launched in 2001
* Biennial Meetings of Ministers of Education, development agency representatives and related professionals. Meetings:
**2003: held in Grand Baie, Mauritius, with a theme of "Improving the Quality of Education in sub-Saharan Africa"
**2001: held in Arusha, Tanzania with a theme of "Reaching Out, Reaching All: Sustaining Effective Policies and Practices for Education in Africa!".
**1999: held in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a theme of "What works and Whats new in Education : Africa Speaks!"
*Prospective, Stock-Taking Review of Education in Africa
*Identifying Effective Responses to HIV/AIDS
*Intra-African Exchanges


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