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New Directions in African Education: Challenges and Possibilities

Author: S. Nombuso Dlamini (Editor)
Publisher: [s.l.] : University of Calgary Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Computer file
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S. Nombuso Dlamini (Editor)
ISBN: 9781552385647 1552385647
OCLC Number: 910808696
Language Note: English.
Notes: It has been said that education in post-colonial Africa is in a state of crisis. Policies and practices from Eurocentric colonial regimes have carried over, intertwining with challenges inherent in the new political and economic climate. Leaders have done little to remedy the malfunctioning education system, and even where attempts have been made, they have overwhelmingly been shaped by commercial and capitalist interests. In New Directions in African Education, Nombuso Dlamini has gathered essays from continental African scholars who, before pursuing graduate studies in North America, had first-hand experience with the education system in post-colonial Africa. Their cross-cultural perspective has provided a unique opportunity to critically examine education in the African context and to present possible courses of action to reinvent its future. These authors are in search of a new model for African education - a model that embraces indigenous knowledge, helps cultivate a greater sense of pride in people of African descent, and, most importantly, serves local needs.
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