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ERIC Number: EJ597664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Community as Classroom: Dilemmas of Valuing African Indigenous Literacy in Education.
Semali, Ladislaus
International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, v45 n3-4 p305-319 1999
Defines and documents the interplay between indigenous folk knowledge and modern (western) curriculum practice in African schools. Raises questions of cultural identity. Explores the definition of indigenous knowledge, examines dilemmas that undermine efforts to integrate indigenous education in formal school curriculum, and outlines the rationale for valuing indigenous literacy and makes suggestions for achieving it. Contains 40 references. (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa