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Kenya

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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...

South Africa

Country overview

...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...

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...
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...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

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...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...

Egypt

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...

Historical Context of Primary Education (South Africa)

Alfred Masinire

Alfred Masinire is a lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Historical and conceptual evolution of primary education Current historical and policy accounts of primary education in South Africa have heavily focused on the postapartheid period, the period after 1994 (Sayed and Kanjee 2013...

Improving the CPD of Teachers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy, Practice and Research Challenges and Implications

Yusuf Sayed

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Yusuf Sayed is South African Research Chair in Teacher Education, and Founding Director of the Centre for International Teacher Education at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. He is also Reader in International Education at the University of Sussex, UK, and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the Rhodes University, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rada Jancic Mogliacci

Rada Jancic Mogliacci

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Azeem Badroodien

Azeem Badroodien

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Continuing Professional Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Improving Teaching and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter draws the book to a close by reflecting on the policy, practice and research challenges and implications of the case studies collected in this volume. It begins with a synoptic overview of the dimensions that characterize...

Family Literacy Programme in Rural South Africa

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction There is some sensitivity to the concept of ‘minority’ in South Africa, particularly since the formal ending of apartheid in 1994. The lack of consensus as to what defines a minority at an international level presents...