Abolishing School Fees in Africa: Lessons from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique

Abolishing School Fees in Africa: Lessons from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique

by World Bank Staff, UNICEF, Programme Division Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0821375407

ISBN-13: 9780821375402

Pub. Date: 05/06/2009

Publisher: World Bank Publications

Progress in literacy and learning, especially through universal primary education, has done more to advance human conditions than perhaps any other policy. Our generation has the possibility of becoming the first generation ever to offer all children access to good quality basic education. But it will only happen if we have the political commitment -- at the country…  See more details below

Overview

Progress in literacy and learning, especially through universal primary education, has done more to advance human conditions than perhaps any other policy. Our generation has the possibility of becoming the first generation ever to offer all children access to good quality basic education. But it will only happen if we have the political commitment -- at the country as well as at the international level -- to give priority to achieve this first in human history. And it will only happen if also those who cannot afford to pay school fees can benefit from a complete cycle of good quality primary education. Investment in good quality fee-free primary education should be a cornerstone in any government's poverty reduction strategy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821375402
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
05/06/2009
Series:
Africa Human Development Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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