Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary Issues and Future Concerns

Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary Issues and Future Concerns

by Cynthia Szymanski Sunal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815316453

ISBN-13: 9780815316459

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa addresses the difficulties and achievements in providing basic primary school education, literacy and numeracy, to every child, while furthering knowledge of the cultural heritage.

Overview

Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa addresses the difficulties and achievements in providing basic primary school education, literacy and numeracy, to every child, while furthering knowledge of the cultural heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815316459
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series, #41
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Forewordvii
List of Contributorsix
Overviewxi
Section 1The Education System1
Chapter 1Primary School Education in Sub-Saharan Africa5
Chapter 2Issues for Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa37
Chapter 3The Significance of the Informal Sector to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa71
Section 2Curriculum95
Chapter 4Science Education in Sub-Saharan Africa103
Chapter 5Mathematics Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Concerns and Glimmers of Hope137
Chapter 6Citizenship Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Defining a Nation167
Chapter 7Using Indigenous Literatures in Sub-Saharan African Schools189
Reflections on Education in Sub-Saharan Africa223
Reference Books in International Education237
Index241

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