Africa Education Medal

Empowering Africa's future

The Africa Education Medal celebrates the leaders sparking change across the continent. It brings together all those striving for an Africa in which every child has access to quality education. Because education is the key to Africa’s future.


The Africa Education Medal is not only the continent’s most prestigious education accolade, it's a beacon of hope and inspiration. 

Honouring stories of extraordinary impact, leadership and advocacy in the field of education, it recognises those who've ignited change, amplifying their impact and inspiring others to take up the torch. 


Applying for or nominating someone for the Africa Education Medal is a simple and straightforward process. Check out our Nominations page for a detailed timeline and FAQs to guide you through each step.

Transforming Education in Africa

The Transforming Education in Africa Summit brings together educators, NGOs, and political and sector leaders to discuss and collaborate on issues critical to the continent’s education crisis, to turn ideas into action.

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