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How to tackle the Learning crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: aligning teaching and learning components to achieve better learning outcomes



Learning is one of the key challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in achieving Sustainable Development Goal number 4 (SDG4) on Education 2030 Agenda and the African Union Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA) 2016-2025 targets.Recent data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) indicate that Sub-Saharan Africa has the single largest number – 202 million- of children and adolescents who are not learning.
 Estimates based on past trends suggest that across the region, nearly nine out of ten kids between the ages of 6 and 14 will not meet minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, by the time they are of age to complete primary and lower secondary education. According to UIS, this learning crisis could threaten progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For this reason TALENT, the Teaching and Learning Educators’ Network for Transformation, a coordination platform of stakeholders engaged in regional programmes to address the learning crisis... Continue reading ->


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