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...Country overview Education in Kenya strives to promote eight key values C. Wolhuter , Education in East and Central Africa ( London : Bloomsbury, 2014), 280. : nationalism, patriotism, and national unity social, economic, technological...


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...Country Overview Indigenous Ghanaian education was in practice in the then Gold Coast before formal education was introduced. This was non-formal, non-certificated but very pragmatic and was based on past experiences as well as present way...

South Africa

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...Country overview South Africa inherited a highly divided and segregated education system from the apartheid system, which was based on racial, economic, and social inequalities. Unfortunately, such inequalities continue to persist despite...


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...Country Overview The diversity of educational experiences in Nigeria mirrors the diversity of the 200 million people living in this giant country. In addition to being diverse, Nigeria is deeply divided along ethnic and religious...

African Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Education leaders are expected to steer their schools through challenges posed by an increasingly complex environment. While new organization structures and leadership roles are important for instructional innovation, what seems most...
...This paper estimates the causal effects of civil war on years of education in the context of a school-going age cohort that is exposed to armed conflict in Côte d’Ivoire. Using year and department of birth to identify an individual...

The Birth of the Tunisian Republic, Colonialism, and Educational Expansion

Tavis D. Jules

Tavis D. Jules is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Educational Policy Studies at Loyola University Chicago, USA. He is the author of Neither World Polity nor Local or National Societies (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teresa Barton

Teresa Barton is a researcher in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program at Loyola University Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Educational Transitions in Post-Revolutionary Spaces : Islam, Security, and Social Movements in Tunisia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Al-Jumhuriyyah at-Tunisiyyah (the Tunisian Republic), with its coastal capital, Tunis, is a society composed of several areas ranging from the Northern mountainous “Tell” region, to the barren areas of the South, to the “breadbasket...


Country overview

...Country overview In 2014 the new constitution in Egypt reaffirmed the states responsibility to provide free education in public schools up to the secondary educational level, with the state spending no less than 4 percent of its gross...

Children’s participation: radio as a medium in Ghana

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the benefits of involving children in decision-making is that they can offer a different perspective and inputs than adults, which might make public issues relevant to them...

Initial Teacher Education in Secondary Education (Egypt)

Zehra Toprak

Zehra Toprak is a PhD candidate in mathematics education at Gaziantep University, Turkey Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Research on initial teacher education Certain efforts have been made to reform initial teacher education in Egypt. One of these reforms, inititated by the World Bank’s “Staff Appraisal Report”, led to the establishment of the Egypt...