Strengthening of Mathematics and Science Education in Africa

Teacher Professional Development: Knowledge Co-Creation Programme (KCCP)

Published on August 24, 2021

In the spirit of realizing sustainable development goals, African countries believe that the human resource capital is essential in developing the continent. The continental education strategy for Africa (CESA, 2016-25) restate that strengthening Mathematics and Science education is a basis for growth and sustainable development, (AUC, 2015). The quality of Mathematics and Science education is dependent on the quality of the teacher. The impact of Teacher Professional Development in Mathematics and Science (TPD-MSE) programmes implemented In Kenya (SMASE- Project, 2004-2017) is evident  as benefitting African countries invest in interventions considered priority.

One such intervention was the Knowledge Co-Creation Programme (KCCP) co-sponsored by the Government of Japan and Zambia since 2016.