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Re-integrating education, skills and work in Africa : towards informal or knowledge economies? : towards autonomy or dependency in development?

Author: Maike Beveridge; University of Edinburgh. Centre of African Studies.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maike Beveridge; University of Edinburgh. Centre of African Studies.
ISBN: 0954518322 9780954518325
OCLC Number: 64741144
Notes: Includes erratum slip loosely inserted.
"A compilation of edited papers presented at the annual conference organised by the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, from 27 to 28 April 2005."
Description: xii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: School quality and vocational skills in Africa / Christopher Colclough --
Has education failed to transform Africa? / Ruth Kagia --
The informal and the traditional : education for brain drain in Malawi / John Lwanda --
Universal primary education, for a 2nd time, in anglophone Africa / Peter Williams --
Challenges and contradictions in free primary education in Kenya / Nobuhide Sawamura --
Rote learning : a pan African credit or curse? / Jonathan Jansen --
Seeking secondary schooling in Africa : fallacies, foresight and freedom / Keith Lewin --
Costing the earth : post-basic education and training for inequity / Kilemi Mwiria --
Scenarios for the renewal of African universities : outworkers in global knowledge production or members of a trans-African scholarly community? / Lalage Bown --
Rethinking Africa's ordinary economies : the informal-formal and the farm-non-farm divides / Ja[c]ques Charmes --
Poverty reduction, decent work and the skills it takes or : towards correcting a partial view of training needs in African development / Fred Fluitman --
Spreading the South African skills' revolution? : lessons from research on very small and micro-enterprises / Simon McGrath --
Post-independence reform initiatives in Zimbabwe : reform of the education sector / Rungano Zvobgo --
Education for sustainability in Africa : the role of traditional apprenticeship training / Yumiko Yokozeki --
Africa on the education for all "fast track" to what? / Pauline Rose --
Strengthening country capacity to plan and implement strategies for poverty reduction : the gap between analysis and action in development cooperation / Ingemar Gustafsson --
A perspective for the future of Africa with competence building in focus / Lennart Wohlgemuth --
Higher education and poverty reduction : new movements in German development cooperation / Wolfgang Kuper --
Keynote speech : African education and skill in the world's development agenda of 2005 / Kenneth King.
Responsibility: edited by Maike Beveridge [and others].
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