Fostering quality education for girls in Africa: ensuring access, retention and transition

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 5:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Florence Migeon

The Seminar has the overall goal of catalysing strategic investments to scale up girls’ education, with a particular focus on adolescent girls and the critical transition to secondary education and beyond.

The Seminar will:
• Review the evidence on the status of gender disparities in education in Africa including the main findings of the five participating AU/CIEFFA 2016 case study countries
• Advance knowledge, implementation and scale up of good policy and practice to address gender disparities in education
• Identify strategies and mechanisms to significantly reduce gender, geographical and social disparities in access, retention and performance in schools and universities