Home | News    Monday 18 March 2013

UAE conference discusses future of global education

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

March 17, 2013 (DUBAI) – Over 500 delegates from around the world have converged in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss the future of global education and how the sector can be improved and fully accessed by all.

A number of former and current heads of state and ministers from various countries, as well as international organisations that invest in education are attending the event, which kicked off on Friday with a live address by the former United States president, Bill Clinton.

The forum highlighted the numerous challenges faced by the education sector, with tens of millions of children still having no access to schools, according to presentations at the forum.

Participants also deliberated on how public-private-partnership (PPP) and other reform models can contribute to specific strategic objectives such as expanding access and improving efficiency and effectiveness in the sector.

Various speakers shared their experiences, including South Sudan’s vice-president, Riek Machar Teny, who discussed the current challenges his country faces in the education sector.

He invited those who can invest in education to come to South Sudan and contribute towards efforts to make education accessible to all.

Minister for higher education, science and technology Peter Adwok Nyaba, minister for general education and instructions Joseph Ukelo and the culture, youth and sports minister, Cirino Hiteng, were among the officials accompanying the vice president to the conference.

The forum also discussed the importance of providing skills in education which are relevant to prevailing market demands in a given nation.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 18 March 2013 13:31, by Wunditda

    That conference, if the Vice-President with his delegation presented well the challenges facing eduction sector in South Sudan, many eductional institutions in the country will improve. I wish they didn’t join the conference to enjoy their DSA allownces and make no inputs and present South Sudan’s case clearly.

    repondre message

  • 18 March 2013 15:48, by Hamra

    Public private partnership hasn’t had a great track record as it generally costs more in the long run.
    BTW - has anyone heard about the decision to ban the ringing of bells in Sudan. Maybe the Sudan Tribune will cover this story!

    repondre message

  • 4 April 07:36, by angelajohn

    On the off chance that we need an alternate world later on our Children’s training is vital. Instruction is the way to a tranquil world. So yes it is a worldwide issue. On the off chance that all are instructed Hire college essay writer online and comprehend the rights and the requirements of others they will demonstrate resistance and regard, they will be

    repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


s
Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Sudan: A plea for constitutional reform and party politics 2018-08-19 01:34:20 By Omer M Shurkian* Introduction The crisis of governance has eluded Sudan since its independence in 1956. This is mainly due to the nature of politicians, the course of politics they have (...)

South Sudan Peace Agreement should provide for removal of post holders 2018-08-17 22:51:16 By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi After armed conflict erupted in South Sudan in July 2016, one of the main issue of contention that led to the resumption of a full-scale war was the question of (...)

Federalism does not deserve war in S. Sudan 2018-08-15 22:47:41 By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi Last week, the National Salvation Front (NAS) which a member of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance SSOA denied that it was party to the Agreement on Outstanding (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Unity State community in Kenya supports Khartoum peace agreement 2018-08-17 08:33:21 PRESS STATMENT 14th Aug, 2018 Re: We shall Rally behind Khartoum Peace Agreement The Unity State Community Association in Kenya was established in 2010 to organize and mobilize the people of (...)

The Suspension of Hurriyat Online Newspaper 2018-04-29 07:04:37 Sudan Democracy First Group 28 April 2018 The Sudanese civil and political circles and those concerned with Sudan were shocked by the news that the management of Hurriyat online newspaper has (...)

Petition on the Deteriorating Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Sudan 2018-04-22 10:01:20 UN Secretary-General, New York African Union Commission, Addis Ababa UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva Petition on the Deteriorating Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Sudan (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.