UCT vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has been named a Top 10 finalist for the new Africa Education Medal, launched this year by T4 Education in collaboration with HP and Intel.
Professor Phakeng joins nine other outstanding individuals from across Africa, including former President of Tanzania and chairperson of the board of directors of the Global Partnership for Education, Jakaya Kikwete.
The Africa Education Medal was founded to recognise the tireless work of those who are transforming education across the continent – to celebrate the stories of those who have lit the spark of change so others will be inspired to take up the torch.
“Being recognised for the work that I…
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