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Education in Tanzania: Current successes, challenges and opportunities

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SOAS, University of London

Thornhaugh Street

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Join us for presentations from Ben Taylor, Deus Kibamba and Martin Rainsford, followed by informal questions and discussions.

Ben Taylor () is a governance and development analyst with a particular interest in Tanzania. He works as a consultant for Twaweza, a citizen-centred initiative in East Africa working on education and open government. He edits the journal Tanzanian Affairs and blogs at .

Deus Kibamba is a Research Fellow at The Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House. He was formerly the executive director of a small dynamic information research organization – the Tanzania Citizens’ Information Bureau. Deus is a frequent commentator on topical issues in the Tanzanian and international media, and he has also authored and co-authored journal articles and training manuals.

Martin Rainsford is Director of PiXL International which is a partnership of secondary schools including 217 in Tanzania. He has been working with school leaders in Tanzania for the past four years. He will give his overview of the secondary curriculum in Tanzania and the latest results for the Form IV Certificate of Secondary Education, particularly in the attainment of girls and in student performance in Maths and Science subjects.

There will be an opportunity to follow an audio livestream, and the event will be followed by optional drinks in the SOAS bar.

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