Education Division


  • Education and training in Africa: What challenges' What new tools'

    Four experts from the Education Division provide us with insight. In Africa, two-thirds of the population is under 24. This youth is the continent's greatest hope, but also poses a huge challenge for Africa's development as 20 % of young people are unemployed
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  • 3 questions to

    Four experts from the Education Division provide us with insight. In Africa, two-thirds of the population is under 24. This youth is the continent's greatest hope, but also poses a huge challenge for Africa's development as 20 % of young people are unemployed
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  • 90% of children are today in school, but under what conditions'

    Jean Christophe Maurin and Virginie Bleitrach, directors in the Education Division, answer our questions. How much progress has been made towards the 2nd Millennium Development Goal: education for all?
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  • 90% of children are today in school, but under what conditions'

    Jean Christophe Maurin and Virginie Bleitrach, directors in the Education Division, answer our questions. How much progress has been made towards the 2nd Millennium Development Goal: education for all?
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  • 3 questions to

    Four experts from the Education Division provide us with insight. In Africa, two-thirds of the population is under 24. This youth is the continent's greatest hope, but also poses a huge challenge for Africa's development as 20 % of young people are unemployed
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  • Events

    The three speakers for the meeting on 12 November are Jean Christophe Maurin, Head of AFD's Education and Vocational Training Division, Mahfou Diouf, Head of the Educational Mission France at Aid and Action France, and Aurore Brachet, Head of the Education Policy Service, Department of Early Childhood and Education, at Argenteuil City Council
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  • AFD strengthens its commitment in the electricity sector in Nigeria

    An identification mission conducted by" the Education and Training" Division from the AFD Headquarters, was held from 16 th to 19 th June 2015 in Abuja and enabled the launch of a strategic study for NAPTIN action plan. The mission was the occasion to hold, with all the stakeholders, the first steering committee to monitor the study
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  • Transparency, accountability and dialogue

    The three speakers for the meeting on 12 November are Jean Christophe Maurin, Head of AFD's Education and Vocational Training Division, Mahfou Diouf, Head of the Educational Mission France at Aid and Action France, and Aurore Brachet, Head of the Education Policy Service, Department of Early Childhood and Education, at Argenteuil City Council
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  • Ex Post n°62 | Evaluation of AFD's Sectoral Intervention Framework (SIF) on Education, Training and Employment, 2013-2015

    Evaluation of AFD' s Sectoral Intervention Framework (SIF) on Education, Training and Employment, 2013 2015... Evaluation of AFD' s Sectoral Intervention Framework (SIF) on Education, Training and Employment, 2013 2015... It encourages collaborative thinking within the Agency and particularly within a technical division, providing an overview of earlier periods and examining the issues within a sector in relation to the Agency' s potential areas of intervention
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  • Constant increase in resources for NGO initiatives

    With some EUR 65m committed for 71 new projects, AFD's financing to support the initiatives of civil society organizations continued to increase in 2015. The main objectives remain the same: strengthen civil societies in the South and development education in France... 2015 was a very structural year for this partnership, both in terms of financial cooperation and strategic dialogue explained Marie Odile Waty, Head of the NGO Partnership Division at AFD
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