The World Education Forum ranked 38% of the 140 nations with the best education systems based on skill development to be African nations, since the end of covid in 2020 till 2022.
Other considerations included research, the development of digital literacy standard academic facilities, and the capacity for critical and creative thought, in addition to the general level of skills of the workforce and the quality and amount of education held by each of these countries.
There are 54 nations in Africa, but which ones have the most effective educational systems? While the majority of the nations in Africa are categorized as developing nations, several of them are making a name for themselves in the field of education.
Here are the top five educationally advanced nations in both Africa and the rest of the globe:
One of the smallest countries in terms of geographical mass is this tiny island. Its population of roughly 95,000 people, despite its tiny size, makes it easier for instructors to be distributed effectively across the nation. Seychelles is the only African nation to have accomplished the “education for all” target of UNESCO that was set by the UN subsidiary. The ranking of African nations with the best educational systems is presently headed by Seychelles. Additionally, it is one of the 10 leading educated nations in Africa.
2. South Africa
The worldwide education system places this nation 84th. At the southernmost point of the continent, South Africa is a well-known nation. Since 18% of the country’s budget is allocated to raising educational standards, the South African government bears the primary responsibility for the country’s strong educational system. Because of this, South African colleges are among the greatest in the entire continent of Africa, and even the world. Since the majority of South Africans are literate, the country’s illiteracy rate has significantly decreased.
Since the era of British rule, Mauritius has advanced educationally. They continued to follow British customs after winning independence, and this still has an effect on a large portion of the nation. The riverine nation of Mauritius, which is surrounded by the Pacific, draws tourism, which is supplemented by the advancement of education. According to estimates, the nation’s literacy rate is 84.4%, placing it third on the list.
Tunisia, the most educated Arab nation in Africa, comes in at number four on the list and 71st overall in terms of educational attainment, scoring 61.4 out of 100. The Tunisian government and some private citizens have contributed to the improvement of the nation’s educational system. As a result, the country’s school life expectancy rating is 49, and its pupil-teacher ratio for primary education is 51.
With the help of its substantial oil riches, the Tunisian government has put a strong emphasis on improving the educational system, as seen by the high caliber universities and colleges that the developing country has established to reach its goal of being among the finest.
This well-liked nation is also well-known for its wildlife, which generates up to 70% of its visitor income. In Kenya, 8 years are allotted for primary education. The government has been successful in improving Kenyans’ access to education.
In a country with a population of 49.7 million, 17.58 percent of all government spending in 2017 was allocated to education, while UNESCO estimates that 78.7 percent of the population is literate. More than 30 tertiary institutions exist in this nation, drawing visitors from abroad who want to take advantage of the high standard of the educational system.
There are more countries with good educational systems, but the top 5 on this list are regarded as the best since they have high rankings with international organizations and a solid reputation.