Pioneer Countries

Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

It is a hot and steamy morning in Abidjan, a bustling West African city in Côte d’Ivoire, nestled along the beautiful Gulf of Guinea flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. An enclosed lagoon weaves endlessly throughout the cityscape. We are here in Abidjan as part of the...
Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

“Our country has a deep and rich history…” explains the captivating Minister of Education for Tunisia, H.E. Mr Neji Jalloul. When he tells us about Hannibal fighting the Roman Empire and his elephants crossing the Alps, I am filled with memories from my childhood...
Learning Generation delegation arrives in Mozambique

Learning Generation delegation arrives in Mozambique

The Education Commission’s Pioneer Country Initiative has been on the road the past few weeks. Following recent visits to Uganda, Malawi and Ethiopia, former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete led a Commission delegation to meet with His Excellency President Filipe...
Learning Generation delegation visits Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Learning Generation delegation visits Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Following initial visits to Uganda and Malawi, a Commission delegation led by His Excellency Jakaya Kiwkete, the former President of Tanzania, met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Rt. Honourable Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa this week to present the Commission’s...