G8 Kananaskis Africa Action Plan

Sectors : Education capacity
Organisation : G8
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“V. Expanding Knowledge: Improving and Promoting Education and Expanding Digital Opportunities…

...we commit to...
5.1 Supporting African countries in their efforts to improve the quality of education at all levels – including by:...
...• Giving special emphasis and support to teacher training initiatives, in line with the NEPAD priorities, and the creation of accountability mechanisms and EFA assessment processes;

• Working with IFIs to increase their education-related spending, as a further supplement to bilateral and other efforts;

• Supporting the development of a client-driven “Education for All” Internet portal;

• Supporting programmes to encourage attendance and enhance academic performance, such as school feeding programmes; and,

• Supporting the development of community learning centres to develop the broader educational needs of local communities.”