São Tomé - Liceu Nacional

Liceu Nacional high school. Photo by Inna Moody.

Compulsory for all children between six and twelve. Many adults have had little formal schooling.

Adult Education

Literacy rates (optimistic) are 85 percent for males, and 62 percent for females. The difference reflects the old-fashioned view common in African that education for boys is more important than for girls.

OLPC Project

Only 100 laptops.