• CAFOR

    The Coalition on Media and Education for Development Africa Forum (CAFOR) is first and foremost a forum with various organizations, experts and individuals who are committed to ensuring that education systems in Africa are relevant to young Africans with newly acquired skills that correspond with what obtains in the labour market within the African continent... More

  • What instigated this idea?

    CAFOR has stemmed from the idea that education for development systems work best in contexts of well-developed partnerships and trust between the multiple actors involved.  In addition to the significant classroom partnership between teacher and learners, CAFOR recognizes that education systems are based on partnerships and trust between school authorities... More

  • Vision

    The Vision of CAFOR is to place communication at the centre of education focusing on youth skills development and the labour market in Africa. CAFOR will become the Leading African Centre of Excellence for Communication in the area of Youth Skills Development and will be the SUSTAINABLE independent, continental reference and facilitating agency for excellent communication practices in the field of education for development... More

  • Mission

    CAFOR ’s mission is to promote Communication as a Core Element of Education and Youth Development that will focus on Youth Labour Force Participation with a focus on reform in the agricultural sector in Africa as a start. CAFOR will place Communication at the heart of education and youth development in Africa by... More

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Message from the Executive Director of CAFOR, ...

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Launch of the “1 Million by 2021 Initiative” ...

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Global Connections: Media & Narratives

24 Apr 2019

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The representation of Africa in the media continues to be based on narratives of generalizations of either a “Dark continent” ...

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Collective Impact: Transforming Higher Educat ...

24 Apr 2019

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Education practice, quality and relevance are at increasing risk of falling behind the needs of rapid economic adjustments an ...

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1 Million By 2021: the African Union Commissi ...

22 Apr 2019

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22 April 2019, Addis Ababa: The African Union Commission (AUC) is set to roll out a new initiative focused on creating direct ...

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