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Archive for May 2017

See You At The Pool:

Much of this Newsletter has focused on the many challenges Africa faces in its education sector so it was a joy to discover this facility during my visit to Multimedia University. For all Africa’s perceived shortcomings I doubt there are many campuses in the world that can offer this: Hakuna Matata: Nor many universities either…

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Desperately Seeking Some Good News.

I was amazed at the reaction I received to an article I wrote on my work with young people in South Africa – it was picked up by several South African websites in a country which seems desperate for some good news about itself. My remarks were made following my nomination by the South African…

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Our Education Charity Launches In Africa

Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) is a new charity we’ve set up to help transform the education of young people across the continent. Last week we had our launch event in Nairobi with a discussion evening on “Talent in Africa.” ESSA aims to join up everyone investing in education in Africa by providing better data,…

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