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Education in West Africa

Author: Emefa Amoako
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Series: Education around the world
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Education in West Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. Written by regional experts, the book explores the education systems of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It critically examines the development of education provision in each  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015004236
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emefa Amoako
ISBN: 9781472593443 1472593448
OCLC Number: 1012512651
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Series Editor's Preface, Colin Brock --
Introduction: Education in West Africa: A Regional Overview, Emefa Takyi-Amoako (Attaining the Peak, UK) --
1. Benin: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Mohamed Cherif Diarra (BREDA, Senegal) --
2. Burkina Faso: An Overview, Martial Dembele, Touorouzou Herve Some and Fernand Ouedraogo (Universite de Montreal) --
3. Burkina Faso: Trends and Futures, Touorizou Hervé Somé, Martial Dembélé and Fernand Ouedraogo (Universite de Montreal) --
4. Cameroon: An Overview, Martha Beyang Egbe (University of Ibadan, Cameroon) --
5. Cameroon: Trends and Futures, Willibroad Dze-Ngwa, (Savannah State University, USA) --
6. Cape Verde: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Jose Manuel Marques (Cape Verde) --
7. Chad: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Galy Panain Dibe and Mohamed Chérif Diarra, (Dakar, Senegal) --
8.The Gambia: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Makaireh A. Njie (ERNWACA, The Gambia) --
9. Ghana: An Overview, Ruby Selenu Avotri (Plan International, Ghana) --
10. Ghana: Trends and Futures, Daniel Justin Eshun (University of Roehampton, UK) --
11. Ghana: Education Financing, Ato Essuman (Methodist University College, Ghana) --
12. Guinea: An Overview of Higher Education, A. Tidjane Diallo, M. Kodiougou Diallo and Sékou Konate (Ministry of Higher Education, Guinea) --
13. Guinea-Bissau: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Akemi Yonemura (Senegal) --
14. Ivory Coast: An Overview, Trends and Futures, François-Joseph Azoh (ERNWACA, Ivory Coast) --
15. Ivory Coast: Evolving Gender Representation in Higher Education from Peace to the Era of Political Instability and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, N'Dri Thérèse Assie-Lumumba (Cornell University, USA) --
16. Liberia: Conflicts and Post-Conflict Trends, Barbara Reynolds (Save the Children, UK) --
17. Liberia: Citizenship Education in the Post-Conflict Era, Laura Quaynor (University of South Carolina, USA) --
18. Mali: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Mohamed Cherif Diarra (UNESCO Regional Bureau of Education in Africa, Senegal) --
19. Mauritania: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Akemi Yonemura (Senegal) --
20. Niger: An Overview, Nana-Aicha Goza (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) and Ibro Chekaraou (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) --
21. Niger: Trends and Futures, Ibro Chekaraou (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) and Nana-Aicha Goza (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) Ibro Chekaraou (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) --
22. Nigeria: An Overview, Naomi A. Moland (New York University, USA) --
23. Nigeria: Technical, Vocational Education and Training, Benjamin Ogwo (University of Nigeria) --
24. Nigeria: Financing Education, Mary Ogechi Esere (University of Ilorin, Nigeria) --
25. Senegal: An Overview, Lea Salmon-Marchat and Latif Dramani (Universite de Thies, Senegal) --
26. Senegal: Trends and Futures, Caroline Manion (University of Montreal, Canada) --
27. Sierra Leone: An Overview, Kingsley Banya (Misericordia University, USA) --
28. Sierra Leone: Educational Trends and Futures, Kwabena Dei Ofori-Attah (Central State University, USA) --
29. Togo: An Overview, Philippe Amevigbe (ERNWACA, Togo) --
30. Togo: Trends and Futures, Kossi Souley Gbeto (University of Lomé, Togo) and Koffi Nutefé Tsigbe (ERNWACA, Togo) --
Index
Series Title: Education around the world
Responsibility: edited by Emefa Takyi-Amoako.

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"Education in West Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. Written by regional experts, the book explores the education systems of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It critically examines the development of education provision in each country, whilst exploring both local and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this handbook is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels."--

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