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Trends and issues in African education

Trends and issues in African education

focus on educational developments, structural changes and reforms, and curriculum development in sixteen African countries.

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Published by United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa in [Addis Ababa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Africa,
    • Education -- Africa -- Curricula,
    • Educational change -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesEducation monograph ;, no. 7
      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1501 .T74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2024176M
      LC Control Number90980103

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trends and challenges in the education of the South African Bantu. Pretoria, Van Schaik in collaboration with Fort Hare University Press, The late Kenyan philosopher, Henry Odera Oruka, identified six schools of thought on what African philosophy is or could be, namely, ethno-philosophy, philosophic sagacity, nationalistic-ideological philosophy, professional philosophy, hermeneutic philosophy, and artistic or literary philosophy. The first four are the generally well known and well explained schools of African philosophy.

        The Ministry of Higher Education and Training oversees tertiary education as well as technical and vocational training. Education in South Africa dates back to the middle of the 17th century, when the first European school opened in Cape Colony. The second school was inaugurated in with the aim to teach children of colonists. African philosophical hermeneutics; Universalism and particularism; Hermeneutical orientation in African philosophy. Summary This book provides an excellent orientation to, and a logical development of, the major trends and issues that have dominated discussions in African philosophy since the publication of Placide Tempels' Bantu Philosophy in.

      African American Knowledge Community Public Policy Briefs. The African American Knowledge Community produces public policy briefs on issues impacting the African American experience in Higher Education. Please contact the @ for more information and/or if you are interested in writing a public policy brief.   This article describes current trends in education and international student mobility in South Africa. It includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to educational institutions and qualifications.


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