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President Ramaphosa to welcome African Education Ministers

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday, 29 July 2019 deliver a welcome message to the first high-level dialogue of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA).

The event takes place at the Emperors Palace Hotel in Gauteng.

The two-day forum on 29 and 30 July, will become an annual High-Level Policy Forum on Secondary Education in Africa.

It will bring together Ministers responsible for education, as well as labour, academics, policy-makers, high-level representatives from development cooperation partners, the private sector, civil society, teachers and parents and youth organisations from across the African continent. 

The engagement will provide an opportunity for key stakeholders to share and discuss comprehensive and innovative education and training models/programmes that aim at developing the youth with the necessary knowledge, tools and know-how for employability or job creation. 

Outcomes of the High-Level Annual Policy Dialogue Forum will contribute to the discussions and key decisions that inform reforms in the countries’ policies and practices.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: 29 July 2019
Time: 8:00 for 09:00
Venue: Emperors Palace Hotel, Kempton Park

Members of the media interested in covering the President's opening address should immediately with Tsakane Khambane on 082 084 5566 by no later than 09:00, Sunday 28 July 2019. 

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707 / Elijah Mhlanga,
Spokesperson: Department of Basic Education on 083 580 8275 

Issued by: The Presidency