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Tanzania education landscape has acquired a $ 90 million boost from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), for the enhancement of the sector.

According to a local Tanzanian news outlet-Daily News, the funds go after financing the construction of classrooms and other supporting infrastructure to accommodate the increasing number of enrolled children fueled by the new free education policy, ushered by the fifth government.

Statistics from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology indicate that pupil’s enrollment has increased from 1.1 million to 1.9 million since the government started to implement the free basic education policy in 2016.

According to the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Permanent Secretary (PS) Doto James, the grant will be used to bankroll Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP) 2016/2017- 2021/22 and Education Programme for Results (EPforR).

The signing of the two grant agreements was held in Dar es Salaam yesterday between the Swedish Ambassador in …

For the second time, TEDX Oysterbay brought together a diverse range of experts, practitioners, artists, thinkers, visionaries and educators before an idea-thirsty community to the Little Theatre in Dar es Salaam.  12 TEDx speakers with interesting ideas challenging social norms and practices, shared their ideas before an audience of 100 people and many more via social media.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED is the convergence of Technology, Entertainment and Design, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

In urban Tanzania, youth now perceive ideas as the new  “social currency” for human development. Being the 7th largest economy in Africa and most populous nation in East Africa, human capital development is a vital …