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Education Partnerships in Africa

Education Partnerships in Africa (EPA) is a programme for English HE and FE institutions wishing to work in partnership with counterparts in sub-Saharan Africa.

This is funded by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and managed by the British Council.

BIS are investing £4.5 million in 72 EPA partnerships between England and Africa between 2008-2011 through Education Partnerships in Africa.

Northern Ireland

The Department for Employment and Learning (DELNI) joined the programme to fund two EPA projects under Round 3 in May 2009. Find out more about EPA Northern Ireland.

What is EPA
EPA institutional capacity-building partnerships aim to build greater potential for entrepreneurship, social enterprise and enhance employability. Find out more.
 Best practice for partnerships
EPA aims to encourage models of best practice for partnership. Find out more about how the EPA Project Managers' Workshop explored this.
Contact Us
We aim to provide online all the information you need but you can also contact us with any questions about the programme.
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