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Piper, Benjamin – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2017
Education researchers working in sub-Saharan Africa have recently and rapidly expanded the availability of evidence related to the impact of educational interventions on learning outcomes, particularly in preprimary and lower primary education (Ganimian & Murnane, 2016; McEwan, 2015; Popova, Evans, & Arancibia, 2016). Awareness that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Improvement, Outcomes of Education, Numeracy
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Prakash, Madhu Suri – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2010
In this article, the author expresses her view on how urban agriculture can be a source of hope among people particularly the uneducated and undereducated ones. The author shares that urban agriculture is a brilliant answer to the difficulties in these times of crisis. One of its most relevant elements is its impact in education: it allows people…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Agriculture, Fear, Educational Philosophy
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Gove, Amber – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2017
This commentary discusses the three articles in this (2017) issue. The articles expand the published research base on the effectiveness of early education in the sub-Saharan Africa countries of Zambia, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Each of the three articles employs rigorous methods to better understand the impact of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods
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Green, Lucy – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2009
This article presents the author's response to the six authors in the special issue of "Action, Criticism and Theory for Music Education" concerning her book "Music, Informal Learning and the School: A New Classroom Pedagogy." In this response, the author focuses on some general observations that came to mind whilst reading the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Informal Education, Music, Criticism
Braimoh, Dele – Online Submission, 2008
Learning is an unending, abstract and invisible process that permeates everyone's life, whether young or old, rich or poor, educated or illiterate. Learning is also an embodiment of education which transcends the four walls of the classroom. Therefore, education is an added knowledge to one's existing knowledge which is expected to lead to…
Descriptors: Mentors, Lifelong Learning, Professional Development, Individual Development
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Lekoko, Rebecca; Modise, Oitshepile – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
This paper argues that lifelong learning can be a torch for education that is relevant, appropriate and appreciated by many Africans if conceptualized within the African Indigenous Learning (AIL) framework. Such learning is entrenched deep in the practices, cultures and ways of knowing of many Africans. The fundamentals or the ideals of lifelong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Indigenous Knowledge, World Views
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Baro, Emmanuel E.; Keboh, Tarela – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
Information Literacy (IL) is recognized around the world as an essential skill for the information society. The aim of the paper is to examine the various information literacy practices in university libraries in Africa, to identify the barriers facing IL programmes in Africa, and to provide suggestions on how best to improve IL practices. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Information Literacy, Academic Libraries
Okorie, J. U. – Bulletin of the Association of African Universities, 1976
The industrial cooperative work experience program combines vocationally oriented classroom instruction with on-the-job learning experiences consistent with student occupational objectives. The operation of such programs in the developing nations of Africa is outlined including advantages to individual students as well as national economies. (JMF)
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Developing Nations, Experiential Learning, Higher Education
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Macbeath, John – Educational Review, 2006
The term "pupil voice" has, in recent years, become part of a wider discourse but tends to refer to a limited conception of young people "having a say" within the bounds of school convention. This article is about what Henry Giroux terms "border crossings," in which voice develops through a physical and intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Cross Cultural Studies, Interviews
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Leach, Jenny – Curriculum Journal, 2005
This paper is addressed to the international community of educators and educational policy makers who, it is argued, need to commit to joint research and creative action in respect of the challenge of Education for All (EFA). The first section, A Global Challenge for Teacher Development, sets out: the implications for teacher education of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Educational Policy, Faculty Development, Educational Quality
Fromont, Michel – World of Work, 2001
Describes the network of experts in training and the organization of cooperatives that is being in formed in Central Africa. Suggests that government authorities must encourage their efforts and create a favorable environment for the organization of rural producers. (JOW)
Descriptors: Cooperatives, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Rural Areas
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Sinitiere, Phillip Luke – History Teacher, 2012
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is widely known as a champion for the political rights of African Americans, founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), aggressive advocate of Pan-Africanism, staunch supporter of female suffrage, and one of the creative forces behind the Harlem Renaissance. Further still, Du…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, African Americans, Reputation, Religion
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Preece, Julia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
This paper highlights some tensions regarding lifelong learning discourses for countries which are listed in the lower part of international development indexes. Such countries are often referred to collectively as the "South", though this represents a political focus rather than geographical accuracy and usually represents those…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Change
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Joseph, Dawn – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2012
This article reports on the power (influence) of music to develop intercultural understandings to better internationalise the curriculum. It argues that through internationalisation, we learn more about other people's cultures hence, by providing an international/intercultural dimension into the teaching unit of "Discovering Music A",…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Music, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
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Perry, Chad – Management Education and Development, 1993
Management development is essential for the economic development of least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa. The collectivist culture of LDCs necessitates development of behavior skills and attitudes and a cyclic, experiential learning approach. (SK)
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Cultural Context, Developing Nations, Experiential Learning
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