Wikiprogress Africa

This blog is written and maintained by the Wikiprogress Africa Network. This network, hosted by the OECD, aims to provide a platform for knowledge sharing on measuring progress and well-being in an African context.

Ce blog est administré et mis à jour par le réseau Wikiprogress Africa. Ce réseau, hébergé par l'OCDE, est une plateforme axée sur le partage de connaissances dans le domaine de la mesure du progrès et du bien-être des sociétés africaines.

vendredi 20 septembre 2013

Week in Review

Hello everyone and welcome to another Africa-oriented review of progress reports and articles. Among this week’s highlights were:

  •  The World Happiness Report by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network was released on September 9th, ahead of the UN General Assembly. Northern Europe dominated the rankings of this happiness report with Denmark and Norway being respectively first and second. They were closely followed by Switzerland, the Netherlands and SwedenAngola is the first African country and made one of the largest leap in these surveys, at the 61st place.Of the ten least-happy countries, nine are in Africa and the other is Syria.
  • The eLearningAfrica Report 2013 , commissioned by the government of Namibia, the 2013 edition is based on a comprehensive survey of the experience and opinions of professionals and practitioners from 42 African countries. It shows just how technology is affecting learning and teaching in Africa and the importance given to education in the post 2015 development agenda.
  • Schooling can save the planet. The newest data from Education for All shows the impact of education in different component of well-being. These infographics shows the power of transformation of education and pleads for more education in the post2015 development agenda.

We hope you enjoyed this review. Stay tuned the same time next week for another roundup of the week that was.

Yours in progress,

Ousmane Aly DIALLO

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