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Education in East and Central Africa (Education Around the World)

Editat de Professor Charl Wolhuter
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Education in East and Central Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Sao Tome, Gabon, the Republic of Congo and Rwanda. The book critically examines the regional development of education provision in each country as well as recent reforms and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781474235167
ISBN-10: 1474235166
Pagini: 480
Dimensiuni: 156 x 234 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.73 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Academic
Seria Education Around the World

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

Discusses the impact of some of the latest local/global occurrences on education in the region

Notă biografică

Charl Wolhuter is Subject Chair and Professor of Comparative Education and Teaching Theory in the School of Education of North-West University, South Africa.

Cuprins

Series Editor's Preface, Colin Brock (University of Durham, UK) Notes on the ContributorsIntroduction: Education in East and Central Africa: A Regional Overview, Charl Wolhuter (North-West University, South Africa) 1. Angola: An Overview, Pedro Nsiangengo (National Education Research Insitute, Angola), André Jacinto Diasala (National Institute for Educational Development of Luanda, Angola) and Charl Wolhuter (North-West University, South Africa)2. Burundi: Trends and Challenges, Hermenegilde Rwantabagu (University of Burundi, Burundi)3. The Central African Republic: The Vicious Circle of Economic Underdevelopment and Dysfunctional Education, Mossoa Lambert (University of Bangui, Central African Republic) and Charl Wolhuter (North-West University, South Africa)4. Republic of Congo: Education and Lavour Market, Christophe Jalil Nordman (French Insisute of Research for Development, France) and Mathias Kuepie (Centre d'Etudes de Populations, de Pauvreté et Politiques Socio-Economiques, Luxembourg)5. The Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Overview, Rachel Nsimire Bigawa (École Normale Supérieure, Burundi)6. Djibouti: Formal and Informal Education, Rachel Solomon Tsehaye (Institute of Research of Sociology and Economy of Education, France)7. Equatorial Guinea and Sao Tomé and Principé: Context, Analysis and Comparison, Pierre Marie Njiale (University of Yaoundé, Cameroon)8. Eritrea: Educational Development Pre- and Post-Independence, Ravinder Rena (University of Western Cape, South Africa)9. Ethiopia: An Overview, Jana Zehle (University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)10. The Republic of Gabon: An Overview, Jacques Ginestié(Aiz-Marseille University, France) and Jean Sylvian Bekale Nze (Teacher Training College for Technical and Professional Education, Senegal)11. Kenya: An Overview, B.O. Nyatuka (Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya)12. Rwanda: An Overview, Wenceslas Nzabalirwa (Kigali Institute of Education, Rwanda)13. Somalia: Succeeding in a Failed State, Michael Brophy (formerly of the Africa Educational Trust, UK)14. South Sudan: An Overview, Petrus J. du Toit (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)15. Tanzania: Revisiting Eastern and Central African Education Systems, William A. L. Anangisye (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) and Daniel Fussy (Mkwawa University College of Education, Tanzania)16. Uganda: An Overview, Stephen Ndawula (Kyambogo University, Uganda) and David Henry Ngobi (Kyambogo University, Uganda)17. Zambia: An Overview of Formal Education, Gift Masaiti (University of Zambia, Zambia) and Joseph Chita (University of Zambia, Zambia)Index

Recenzii

Given that too high a percentage of scholarly work on sub-Saharan Africa is produced by non-Africans, the editors of [this book] should be lauded because nearly all the authors are African ... [The book] provide[s] a useful raid on what was largely unarticulated and so help[s] to fill a gap in the scholarly literature.
Education in East and Central Africa provides an invaluable comparative compendium on education in a myriad of countries often overlooked in contemporary literature. While this text includes chapters on education in the well-known African nations of Kenya and Zambia, it also provides substantive material on education in underrepresented African nations like Eritrea, in countries experiencing continuing conflict, such as the Central African Republic, or in the newly emerging nation of South Sudan. While contributing to comparative analyses of education and its challenges in underrepresented east and central African nations, this work also remains an invaluable and unique resource for comparative education students in emerging universities with limited libraries and internet connectivity.