Post-Primary Education

By JUVANE, Virgilio
Access to primary/basic education has expanded significantly in recent years,especially in response to the EFA and MDG initiatives. As a result of this expansion,there is now an increasing pressure in many sub-Saharan African countriesto widen...
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2008
By Gaidzanwa, Rudo Barbra
This paper argues that post primary education in Africa is uneven, biased by gender, location, class and region, resulting in the illiteracy of the majority of girls and women in Africa.The paper argues for provision of good quality formal and non-...
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2008
By BUNYI, Grace
In sub-Saharan Africa, several interventions aimed at ameliorating the gender inequities in transition to and effective participation in higher education have been implemented Affirmative action policiesand programs have been implemented at the...
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2008
By HAREGOT, Aster
Despite a sincere commitment to achieve Education for All, there is a huge gender gap in secondary schooling: In African countries only one in five girls enrol in secondary school,and countries have large gender gaps. Boys continue to have higher...
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2008
By DIOP, Maguette
Despite rising enrolments in Africa, gender parity has not yet been attained.The constraints on girls' education are due to both the internal workings of educational systems and their socio-cultural environments. When it comes to post-primary...
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2008
By AFETI, George, KINYANJUI, Kabiru
Higher education plays a critical role in preparing the knowledge workers and competent leadership that Africa needs for sustainable development. The effectiveness with which higher education fulfils this role is influenced by the preparedness of...
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2008
By OBEEGADOO, Steven, HOPPERS, Wim
The paper consists of four parts. The first one provides a tentative conceptual framework for reflecting and debating current realities of post-primary education on the ground, and a range of reference points that may assist in looking towards the...
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2008
By BREGMAN, Jacob
This report focuses on the educational and vocational training measures and schemes which need to be set up to endow all youths with the knowledge and skills they require to facilitate their efficient transition to the labour market. The authors of...
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2008
By KRÖNNER, Hans, WALTHER, Richard
This report focuses on the educational and vocational training measures and schemes which need to be set up to endow all youths with the knowledge and skills they require to facilitate their efficient transition to the labour market.The authors of...
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2008
By NDONG-JATTA, Ann-Thérèse
Since Jomtien (1990) and after Dakar's Forum on EFA (2000) most of the stakeholders have invested mainly in primary education, and carried out reforms in lower and upper secondary levels without looking at education as a system in a holistic...
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