One cannot deny that we are at an impasse. Globally, countries are trying to fix the gap between education systems and labour markets. How do we improve learning as work transforms? This question is even more urgent in Africa where the challenges of improving access and quality of education are met with serious budget constraints and a small labour market upon graduation, among many other challenges.
What do we mean by an ecosystem approach? We mean responding to challenges and opportunities at every step of the pipeline. Through the AIMS Next Einstein Forum (NEF) initiative, we also run the NEF Africa Science Week that we hope to expand to 30 countries in 2018. Through the week long activities, we hope to popularize science among primary, secondary and university students, showing them the many opportunities that are available within science and technology. Read more