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Education in Africa

Author: Suzanne Grant Lewis
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest, ©2014.
Series: Africa, progress & problems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the current state of education in Africa, discussing the effect that the continent's poverty has on funding schools and explaining the persistence of educational inequalities.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Grant Lewis
ISBN: 9781422229385 1422229386 9781422229347 1422229343
OCLC Number: 842337319
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Overview: the promise of education in Africa --
Educational participation in Africa and the world --
Historical roots of contemporary education --
Post-independence educational expansion --
Education financing challenges --
Push for democratic participation in education --
Persisting inequalities --
New challenges --
The future of education in Africa.
Series Title: Africa, progress & problems.
Responsibility: Suzanne Grant Lewis.

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Examines the current state of education in Africa, discussing the effect that the continent's poverty has on funding schools and explaining the persistence of educational inequalities.

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