ERIC Number: EJ890853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
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China's Cooperation in Education and Training with Kenya: A Different Model?
International Journal of Educational Development, v30 n5 p488-496 Sep 2010
This is the first detailed study of the character and particularity of China's rapidly growing education and training cooperation with Kenya. Set against the 50-year history of Kenya's engagement with China, it pays special attention to the human resources targets of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) from 2000. It argues that the growing popularity of China as a destination for both short- and long-term training for Kenyans, and the increasing interest by Kenyans in learning Chinese, cannot be separated from the wider involvement of China in Kenya's infrastructure development, the growth of Chinese business and foreign direct investment, and Chinese migration to East Africa.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Developing Nations, Educational Environment, Politics of Education, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Analysis, Economic Development, Educational Finance, Economics, International Education, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation, International Relations, International Trade, Training
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; China; Kenya