PôleMAG

PôleMAG is the Pôle de Dakar’s education sector analysis newsletter. The biannual issues inform you of the latest African education sector news and of the Pôle de Dakar’s most recent activities.

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Financing Education

Editorial: Securing financing for education
Expert voice: Vocational training: Promoting private sector participation
Zoom: Public-private partnerships: A driving force for vocational training
Feature: Financing Education in Africa
Interview: Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Education Minister of Senegal

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PôleMag n°27

Editorial: Mitigate risks and increase resilience
Expert voice: Building resilient education systems
Zoom: A methodology dedicated to risks integrated into the analyses of the education sector
Feature: Creating the humanitarian-development nexus through crisis-sensitive educational planning
Interview: Esther Akumu, Director, Department of International Relations, Mogei South Sudan
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PôleMag n°26

Editorial: Vocational training to promote employment
Expert voice: Helping education systems promote employment
Zoom: Compilation of the main indicators for analysis of the relationship between education/training and employment
Feature: Revising vocational training in Africa
Interview: Mohamed Koum Dieng/Technical Advisor to the Minister of Employment, Vocational Training
and ICT in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
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PôleMag n°25

Editorial: A practical approach to capacities 
Expert Voice: Analysis for the definition of true priorities
Zoom: Côte d'Ivoire education country status report
Feature: Developing the capacities of African education systems
Interview: Laurent Dihoulné, Secretary General of the Ministry of National Education of Chad
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PôleMag n°24

Editorial: Allocation at the centre of a global teacher policy
Expert Voice: For a better approach to education financing
Zoom: Methodological guide on national education accounts
Feature: More effective teacher allocation in Africa
Interview: Ibrahima Kourouma, Guinean Minister of Pre-University Education and Literacy
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Older Collection

PôleMag n°23
News:
- Launch of the Platform for Expertise in Vocational Training (Pefop)
- Improve data on education funding in Zimbabwe
- Early childhood development in West and Central Africa
Focus:
- Trade-offs in education policy
Interview:
- Three questions for Oscar Bazikamwe, Director of Planning at the Burundi Ministry of Education
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PôleMag n°22

News:
- The education system of the DRC displays strong resilience and retains the
confidence of households
- Pôle de Dakar’s intervention at the International Centre for Pedagogical Studies
- First evaluation of pupils’ learning assessment in Guinea Bissau
Focus:
- Education Sector Analysis Methodological Guidelines
Interview:
- 3 questions for Michel Faye, Director of Vocational and Technical Education of Senegal
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PôleMag n°21

News:
- Burkina Faso and Cape Verde participate largely in PSGSE
- The trial of a diagnostic tool “Education-Training-Employment” in Burkina Faso
- Togo is the first African country to carry out supplementary analyses of its education system

Focus:
- Measuring educational financing
Interview:
- Three questions for Khalil Mahshi Director IIEP
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PôleMag n°20
News:
- Our new range of services
- A new indicators database
- Training in Sector Policy and Education System Management (PSGSE) is becoming useful for Senegal's Ministry of Education
Focus:
- Cape Verde moves toward universal coverage of pre-school education by 2016
- Joint interview
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PôleMag n°19 
News:
- Household spending on education, 15 African countries under analysis
- Education system management, training groups at end 2012
- The Comoros, progress required
Focus:
- What future for the Sao Tome and Principe education system?
- 3 questions to Olinto DAIO, Minister of Education of Sao Tome et Principe
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PôleMag n°18
News:
- The ADEA 2012 Triennale: Presentation of a Financial Simulation Model for TVET and Apprenticeships
- The External Evaluation of the Pôle de Dakar: Orientations for the 2013/2016 Strategy
- Progress in Tanzania’s Education System and Challenges Faced
Focus
- Benin: A Diagnosis of Teaching Issues
- Interview of Mohamed Aboubakari and Raoufou Affagnon
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PôleMag n°17
News
- The Gambia Wants to Confirm Progress
- Pôle de Dakar, a Platform of Expertise and Capacity Building
- PSGSE Training: Three Years and Two Classes Later
Focus
- Cape Verde: On the Way Towards a Ten-Years Universal Education
- Interview of Mr. Brito, Director-General of the Cape Verde Ministry of Education
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PôleMag n°16
News
- The Gambia Moves on to Sector Analysis
- Launch of First Review of the Teacher Issue
- Senegal and Cameroon Set Quality Targets
Focus
- What do Teachers Know about EFA?
- Interview with Abdou Diao, Head of the Elementary Education Department in Senegal
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Pôle Mag n°15
News
- UNESCO Unveils its Action Plan for Teachers
- The Pôle de Dakar Extends its Scope of Activity
- Support for Upcoming Projects in Mali
Focus
- How much do African Families Spend on Education?
- A Reply from Civil Society: Interview of Gorgui Sow, from ANCEFA
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Pôle Mag n°14
News
- Côte d'Ivoire - Well on Track to Rebuilding its Education System
- Launch of a New Type of Partnership in Tanzania
- PSGSE: The Challenge of Hybrid Distance Learning
Focus
- Universal Primary Education in Africa: The Teacher Challenge
- Under Construction: A New Tool to Review the Teacher Issue
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