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UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, 2020
IIEP-UNESCO Dakar and the IFEF have carried out a joint study on contextualizing and adapting the competency-based approach (CBA) in seven African countries: South Africa, Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, and Senegal. This study has identified good practices and their use for making the CBA more effective in TVET systems, as well as the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Luneta, Kakoma, Ed. – Research in Mathematics Education, 2021
This book represents a crop of wide-ranging research conducted by renown scholars in sub-Sahara Africa revolving around mathematics teaching and professional development programs for mathematics teachers. The research-based proposals and actual how-to-conduct professional development initiatives that enhance effective mathematics instruction are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Manipulative Materials, Visualization
UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, 2020
The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-UNESCO Dakar and the Francophonie Institute for Education and Training (IFEF) wanted to study how the competency-based training (CBT) was adapted, what contextualisation and adaptation of programmes according to the CBT has taken place, and what positive practices have made the CBT…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Yallew, Addisalem Tebikew; Dipitso, Paul Othusitse – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This article is written with the recognition that, as higher education studies evolve as a multidisciplinary area of inquiry, there is a need to reflect on the theoretical and practical concerns emerging from conducting higher education research. This is especially the case for early-career researchers who enter this relatively new field of study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Research, Field Studies
UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, 2020
The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-UNESCO Dakar and the Francophonie Institute for Education and Training (IFEF) wanted to study how the competency-based training (CBT) was adapted, what contextualisation and adaptation of programmes according to the CBT has taken place, and what positive practices have made the CBT…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, 2020
The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-UNESCO Dakar and the Francophonie Institute for Education and Training (IFEF) wanted to study how the competency-based training (CBT) was adapted, what contextualisation and adaptation of programmes according to the CBT has taken place, and what positive practices have made the CBT…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Williamson, Charmaine – Cogent Education, 2019
This paper qualitatively explores PhD candidates' experiences in two Sub-Saharan African countries: Ethiopia and South Africa. While the countries are self-evidently very different, their respective drives to graduate PhDs create a strong point of commonality, prompting the programmed initiative focused on, herein. Drawing from observational data,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, International Cooperation
UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, 2020
For the purpose of finding out how competency-based training (CBT) approach is customized, how syllabi are adjusted and aligned on CBT and what positive outcomes were registered as a consequence, the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-Dakar and the Francophonie Institute for Education and Training (IFEF) conducted a joint…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Atkinson, Justine; Bulbulia, Firdoze – Film Education Journal, 2021
As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns across the world, digital access has become paramount, as most aspects of education have moved online. Drawing together five case studies located in South Africa, Argentina, the Netherlands, India and Ethiopia, this article assesses the role of film education during the COVID-19…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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Adu, Kemi O.; Badaru, Kazeem Ajasa; Duku, Ntombozuko; Adu, Emmanuel O. – Research in Social Sciences and Technology, 2022
Innovation and technology brought by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) have become an urgent reality to all teachers because of the need for a virtual classroom. In South Africa, over 13 million students in almost 25,000 schools have been affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. Most school teachers were not trained for online teaching, which was the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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Sumari, Neema S.; Shao, Zhengfeng; Van Genderen, John L.; Musakwa, Walter; Ujoh, Fanan; Washaya, Prosper; Gumbo, Trynos – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
This paper presents an update on some of the activities that have taken place since a World Bank report; "Guidelines for Education and Training in Environmental Information Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Key Issues" was published and provides details on the current situation. It shows how organizations such as the African…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Private Sector
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Lillo, Sarah R. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
The study described in this article highlights the complexity of service-learning efforts and community engagement pursuits. It is based on 6.5 months of qualitative fieldwork in International Baccalaureate international schools in Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa. The article unpacks the understandings and skills involved in service-learning…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Advanced Placement Programs, International Education
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Van der Bijl, Andre; Lawrence, Mark – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)) was introduced into South Africa's system of vocational training to 'solve problems of poor quality programmes, lack of relevance to the economy, as well as low technical and cognitive skills of TVET [technical and vocational education and training] graduates'. The NC(V) did not, however, meet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, School Holding Power, Student Attrition
Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2021
The fundamental study of physics has played a crucial role in helping to understand natural phenomena and biological processes throughout history. However, physics as a discipline has not advanced at an equal pace around the globe. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), physics research faces major challenges including gaps in human capital, infrastructural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Partnerships in Education, International Cooperation
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Molla, Tebeje; Cuthbert, Denise – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
After decades of decline, African higher education is now arguably in a new era of revival. With the prevalence of knowledge economy discourse, national governments in Africa and their development partners have increasingly aligned higher education with poverty reduction plans and strategies. Research capacity has become a critical development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Doctoral Programs
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