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  • Nyansapo (The Wisdom Knot)by Kwadwo A. Okrah

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This study examines the issues of indigenous philosophies, which are embedded in different aspects of socialization process among the Akan of Ghana. The research explores the possibility of forging a new future that builds on the positive aspects of their past and present and on carefully chosen ideas, methods and technology from abroad. more...

  • The Power of Positionby Timothy Weston

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 85.00

    Throughout the twentieth century, Beijing University (or Beida) has been at the center of China's greatest political and cultural upheavals?from the May Fourth Movement of 1919 to the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s to the tragic events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Why this should be?how Beida's historical importance has come to transcend that of... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa - Volume 3by Tina James

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 30.00

    This volume documents the processes used, and institutions created, to bring computers and connectivity into schools, as a means of enhancing the use and integration of ICTs in teaching and learning. A range of project, administrative, and cultural settings are explored as are a wide variety of technical solutions. more...

  • Student Power in Africa's Higher Educationby Frederick K. Byaruhanga

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book, the first of its kind to treat Uganda, provides a historical analysis of the role of student voices in the development of Uganda's higher education. It not only chronicles incidents of student protests, but also explores and analyses their trigger points as well as the strategies employed by the university, the government, and the students... more...

  • Community Schools in Africaby Deborah Glassman; Chloe O'Gara; Kristin Helmore; Jordan Naidoo; Fred Wood

    Springer US 2007; US$ 119.00

    Over the past decade, community schools similar to those supported by Save the Children have been established in many developing countries, and especially in sub-Saharan Africa. As large numbers of children attend schools started and managed by their own communities and/or by nongovernmental organizations, questions have come up about the impact of... more...

  • Going to School in Sub-Saharan Africaby Jim Nesin Omatseye; Bridget Olirejere Omatseye

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 65.00

    This volume examines schooling history and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa, for countries such as Angola, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and South Africa. more...

  • Developing the Workforce, Shaping the Futureby Sajitha Bashir

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    With challenges similar to those faced by a number of low income countries, Madagascar faces critical policy choices with respect to post-basic education. Enrolment ratios in senior secondary education and tertiary education are 10 percent and 3 percent, respectively, among the lowest in the world. Critical skill shortages and pervasive inequities... more...

  • Higher Education in Francophone Africaby Pierre Antoine Gioan

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    For more than a decade, higher education and research in the French-speaking countries of Africa has been in a state of severe crisis, stemming from an increasing disparity between available resources and the requirements vital to providing high-quality education. This paper seeks to: 1) highlight the factors which have led to the development of this... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Financing of Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby Keith M. Lewin

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Investment in secondary schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa has been neglected since the World Conference on Education for All at Jomtien. The World Education Forum in Dakar began to recognize the growing importance of post-primary schooling for development. Only 25 percent of school-age children attend secondary school in the region—and fewer complete... more...

  • The Link Between Health, Social Issues, and Secondary Educationby Robert Smith

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This working paper is based on a literature review and country case studies in six Sub-Saharan African countries: Eritrea, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania. It looks at the role of secondary education and training in promoting health, civics and life skills among the African youth. Specifically, this study focuses on examining which... more...