Uganda to build a management information system for Business Technical Vocational Education and Training (BTVET)

The Government of Uganda has received a credit from the International Development Association towards the cost of the Uganda Skills Development Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the agreement(s) resulting from this IFB: Design, Develop, Establish and Operationalize a Management Information System For Business Technical […]

Paucity Of Data Compels Nigeria’s Universal Basic Education Commission To Begin National Personnel Audit

The paucity of reliable data to support educational development has compelled management of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) to embark on a comprehensive personnel audit of basic schools in Nigeria.The exercise, which has the backing of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, and other stakeholders, is expected to overhaul the basic education system, […]

Pan-African High-level Conference on Education

UNESCO and the Government of Kenya are convening a Pan-African High-level Conference on Education (PACE 2018) in Nairobi from 25-27 April 2018, in collaboration with the African Union as well as other key partners including ADEA  and the SDG4 co-conveners (ILO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNHCR, UN Women and the World Bank). Building on previous consultations […]

Resources on Education Management Information Systems

Prepared for the International Conference on Education Management Information Systems, 11-13 April 2018, organised by UNESCO and the Global Partnership for Education.   Re-orienting Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning, UNESCO, 2018 A national strategy for the development of education statistics (NSDES), UNESCO-UIS, 2017 Data for learning: building a […]

South Sudan government and UNHCR launch Refugees Education Information Management System 

UNHCR and the Ministry of General Education and Instruction of South Sudan today launched a new data collection and analysis tool, Refugees Education Information Management System (REMIS) that will help improve monitoring and planning of education programs for refugee children living in South Sudan. “UNHCR’s approach to education of refugee children in South Sudan is […]

Kenya’s National Education Management Information System (NEMIS)

Documentation page User Manual The NEMIS comprises four key modules, each of them having sub modules within them. The functions and details of the modules are as captured below. a) Institutions Module This module captures registration and physical aspects of an institution. It achieves this through its six sub modules as presented below. i) Institutions Registration: The […]

Nigeria launches annual school census

The Ministry of Education on Tuesday launched the 2017/2018 Annual School Census, aimed at solving the problem of out-of-school children. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said at the ceremony in Abuja that the census was designed to obtain the accurate number of schools and validate the figures. “The conduct of the Annual School […]

Kenya’s National Education Management Information System (NEMIS) Goes Live 

For the better part of the past year, 2017, the Ministry od Education was testing an online system in the management of education. The exercise was carried out in about 600 learning institutions, and it appears that that the portal is ready for nationwide rollout. Dubbed the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS), the platform […]

Kenya EMIS ‘moribund’

The recent National Steering Committee meeting made helpful and forward-looking resolutions. That was necessary to cushion the cabinet secretary, whom the public now perceive to be issuing edicts that are not grounded on research since the Education Management Information System (Emis) is moribund. Source: WESAYA: Education reforms ought to be done with all cards on […]

Uganda: Teacher management information system reveals recruitment problems

A new tracking system has discovered that over 1,500 teachers are due to retire in six months will no recruitment plan by Government. Government schools have a staff shortage of 26,000 – 7,000 at the primary level and up to 19,000 for the secondary school levels. The planned recruitment of 4,000 teachers this financial year […]

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