Has full text reports on donor
issues (Donor participation in the education sector in Ghana, 43 p.
in MS Word format, etc.), their Elimu education
campaign. Action Aid, founded in 1972, is a U.K. development organization.
Based in London. [KF] http://www.actionaid.org.uk/100038/education.html
Funded by US A.I.D. and the Gates Foundation to provide grants for collaborative partnerships between African and U.S. higher education institutions to strengthen African higher education institution capacity. Holding an on-line forum Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 2008. Planning grant competition awarding up to 20 grants of $50,000 each-RFA Nov. 2008. See also Higher Education for Development to Manage Planning Grant Competition. http://www.africa-initiative.org/
In English and French. Based in Paris, France. "focuses on developing
partnerships between Ministers of Education and funding agencies in order
to promote effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership." Has full
text reports (in Adobe PDF format), the PRISME database
of education projects, by country, funding agency, etc.
Has Working Groups on: Books and Learning Materials, Distance Education and
Open Learning, Early Childhood Development, Education Sector Analysis, Education
Statistics, Female Participation in Education, Finance and
Education, Higher Education, Nonformal Education, The Teaching
Profession. Publishes a Newsletter sponsors
an Africa Education Journalism Award. [KF] http://www.adeanet.org/
Funded by The Rockefeller Foundation. Two Commissioned Papers were presented
at the 2002 African Studies Association, Washington, D.C. http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/%7Ecallasa/COLLOQUIUMON.html "Challenges
Facing African Universities" By Dr. Akilagpa Sawyerr. 62
pages, in PDF plus figures in
Non profit organisation in Paris which assists primary school
students in Burkina Faso thru payment of school fees, provision of supplies,
a library, etc. It has 150 members from all over France and some from abroad.
Teachers and parents choose the students to be assisted. Special attention
is given to rural areas and to girls' education. [KF] http://www.edukafaso.org/
Annual reports, from 2004, rank rich countries on their education funding to the developing world.
The 2008 Report ranks African countries. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa. http://www.campaignforeducation.org/
Founded in 1994. Publishes books that give children "insight into
cultural, social, and environmental diversity," makes grants to small
community-based organizations around the world that champion the human
rights of children." Grants have
gone to Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia (for AIDS orphans
and former street children) .[KF] http://www.globalfundforchildren.org/
"'UK registered charity working with rural Kenyan communities to
improve educational standards and opportunities through the funding
of construction projects and the provision of educational materials".
Includes photographs, information on the Kenya education system,
descriptions of individual schools. Based in the U.K. [KF] http://www.hsk.org.uk
Published 1997 - 2002. Full text articles on USAID's projects in
Africa on governance, economic growth, agriculture, information technology,
health, humanitarian assistance. Newsletter published by the Office of
Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International
Analyses, Agendas, and Priorities for Education in Africa. A Review of
Externally Initiated, Commissioned, and Supported Studies of Education
in Africa, 1990-1994
"This document was prepared by: Joel Samoff, Project Senior Advisor,
with N'Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba Consultant..." Pub. 1996. 23 pages in PDF. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0010/001051/105185e.pdf