ERIC Number: ED160036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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Educational Reforms and Innovations in Africa.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Presented are nine brief case studies of some educational reforms and innovations in some African countries. The studies have in common the concern for problems related to mass education in support of development, particularly in the initial phase of lifelong or basic education. The studies include: Middle-Level Practical Education in Senegal (Samba Dione); Reform in Basic Education in Mali (Issa Yena); Mass Education Linked to Development: Tanzanian Experience (P. K. Mitande, R. Z. Mwajombe); The Fundamental Reform of Education in Benin (Jean Pliya); Reform of the Education System in Togo (Koffi Atignon); Innovative Reform in Ethiopia (Ato Bekele Getahun); Introduction of the Written Somali Language (Osman Jama Dahir, Muse Hussein Askar); Distance Teaching and Mass Education, Kenya (Peter E. Kinyanjui); and Exchanges on Basic Education in East Africa: A Network of Sub-regional Cooperation (Alex Tosh). (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, Lifelong Learning, Regional Cooperation, Written Language
UNESCO, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Africa; Africa (East); Benin; Ethiopia; Kenya; Mali; Senegal; Somalia; Tanzania; Togo
Note: Experiments and Innovations in Education Number 34