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Education ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to increase investment in education and skills at all ages, with particular focus on ensuring foundational skills for all.
Read press release - Commonwealth education ministers vow to increase investment in education at Nairobi conference
The 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers is now underway in Nairobi, Kenya. Delegates are set to address educational priority issues towards the 2030 Agenda, at a time when the world is recovering from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read press release - Nairobi conference of Commonwealth education ministers kicks off with renewed calls for rebuilding resilient education systems
“We have a duty to fulfil. To educate, appreciate and motivate” is one of the inspiring lines youth officers from the Department of Youth in Nevis recited from a handwritten poem during a training session run by the National Youth Agency (NYA) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Read news - Commonwealth joins forces with the National Youth Agency to upskill youth officers in St Kitts & Nevis