The demographic boom across Africa and Asia means the time is ripe for system reform to improve our childrenâ€™s opportunities for meaningful learning.Â Beyond the MirageÂ provides a roadmap for action to help political leaders embark on this journey.
OP-ED: The Last Days of Charles A. Johnson, Jr.
You will notice that I interchangeably used Charles, Chucky, Chucky boy, Charlie throughout this untypical tribute to my dear friend. It isnâ€™t meant to confuse you but to make the point that Charles affectionately meant many things to many people.
Farewell Letter From Education Minister George K. Werner
As I now hand the baton to my successor, Prof. Ansu D. Sonii, I am confident that the Ministry and our education system are in good hands.
OP-ED: Liberiaâ€™s Bold Experiment Shows Early Success in Delivering Quality, Affordable Education
After years of violence and the crippling impact of Ebola, Liberiaâ€™s education system was in crisis. 35 percent of our young women and 21 percent of our young men could not read a single sentence.
OP-ED: Taking Bold Action to Prepare Our Children for the Future
As the first year of the Partnership Schools for Liberia program comes to a close, we at the Ministry of Education are taking stock of the successes from the pilot thus far, and working with both stakeholders across Liberia and international partners to chart the course forward.
OP-ED: Letâ€™s Talk about Depression in Schools
Years ago when I served as a teacher in in both the United States and other parts of Africa, I was not just delivering lessons. I was also paying close attention to my students’ mental health.
OP-ED: Reimagining the Future for Liberiaâ€™s Children
Liberiaâ€™s education system is in crisis. To not act now would be to fail yet another generation of Liberiaâ€™s children.