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Challenges of quality education in Sub-Saharan African countries

D. N. Sifuna

Challenges of quality education in Sub-Saharan African countries

by D. N. Sifuna

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Published by Nova Science Publishers,Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDaniel Namusonge Sifuna and Nobuhide Sawamura
ContributionsSawamura, Nobuhide
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA1501 .S558 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461648M
ISBN 109781607415091
LC Control Number2009032911

This report assesses the status and practice of higher education quality assurance in Sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on degree-granting tertiary institutions. A main finding is that structured national-level quality assurance processes in African higher education are a very recent phenomenon and that most countries face major capacity constrains. Sub-Saharan Africa. Enrolling students in primary school is the first step in building the region’s knowledge capital, and Sub-Saharan African countries have focused on this effort for the past 25 years. On this count, the region has made tremendous progress. However, for the region’s knowledge capital to catalyze socioeco-.

The concept of education. Education as concept can be used to convey two different though complementary meanings. In one sense it is used to refer to the extent, measure or level of cumulative attainment by an individual of a distinctive quality of information, knowledge and/or understanding that places the individual above the average person.   Of all regions, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of education exclusion. Over one-fifth of children between the ages of about 6 and 11 are out of school, followed by one-third of youth between the ages of about 12 and According to UIS data, almost 60% of youth between the ages of about 15 and 17 are not in school. Without urgent action, the situation will likely.

Of the papers published on sub-Saharan Africa, much more research was produced on South Africa than on other countries, with some work on Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. brought together 41 participants from 18 countries to debate research priorities and opportunities to deliver high-quality and impactful education research. Children in sub-Saharan Africa are particularly vulnerable to the issues that get in the way of accessing quality education — including conflict and crisis, poverty, and gender inequality.. In sub-Saharan Africa, more than one-fifth of children between the ages of about six and one-third of children aged 12 to 14, are out of school. That rises to about 60% of children aged 15 to


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Get this from a library. Challenges of quality education in Sub-Saharan African countries. [D N Sifuna; Nobuhide Sawamura]. The purpose of this book is therefore to profile some aspects of education quality in the African education systems and highlight key policies for improving the teaching and learning outcomes.

The book is also intended to provide basic information to scholars who are interested in studying education in the Sub-Saharan African region. Request PDF | Challenges of quality education in sub-saharan African countries | Quality is at the heart of all education systems as good quality teaching and learning environments ensure.

Challenges of Quality Education in Sub-Saharan African Countries by Daniel Namusonge Sifuna,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is a summary of a book jointly authored by the two writers and published by Nova Science Publishers [Daniel N.

Sifuna & Nobuhide Sawamura () Challenges of Quality Education in Sub-Saharan African Countries]. It is noted that uring the s and s, most policy makers concerned with education in developing countries limited their attention to school access or enrolments. Germano Mwabu and Xanthe Ackerman examine the challenges in measuring of education quality in sub-Saharan Africa and argue that recent measures have failed to capture important aspects of learning.

This is a summary of a book jointly authored by the two writers and published by Nova Science Publishers [Daniel N.

Sifuna & Nobuhide Sawamura () Challenges of Quality Education in Sub-Saharan African Countries]. It is noted that uring the s and s, most. Sub-Saharan African countries face unique challenges relating to teacher support and management; the single biggest factor affecting teaching quality and therefore, learning outcomes.

The current pool of teachers in many countries is a wide mix of trained and/or qualified teachers who have an extremely variable grasp of content knowledge and. Abugre, James B.

Institutional governance and management systems in Sub-Saharan Africa higher education: developments and challenges in a Ghanaian Research University. Higher Education, Vol. 75, Issue. 2, p. CrossRef; Google Scholar. Because of inaccessibility to quality education, the same report states that about million children of primary school age in Sub-Saharan Africa lack basic literacy and numeracy skills.

According to the World Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest adult literacy rate worldwide, with 60 percent of their population of 15 and over able to read. provided financial support to the ADEA exercise on the quality of education in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA). ISBN No: A French edition of this book entitled “Le défi de l’apprentissage: améliorer la qualité de.

Among global education’s most urgent challenges is a severe lack of trained teachers, particularly female teachers. An additional 9 million trained teachers are needed in sub-Saharan Africa. Virtually all countries in the world are struggling to provide the necessary resources to Higher Education.

The challenges are particularly complex for economically poor countries in Africa, which have recorded massive expansion in the past decade. This book analyzes the state of funding and financing higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In countries such as Ethiopia, Nigeria and Zambia, over half of in-school students are not learning basic skills by the end of primary school. A global competitiveness report released by World Economic Forum ranks South Africa last out of countries in regards to the quality of education offered.

This perception will severely impact the. Higher education is perceived as key to the comprehensive development of Africa. In line with this perception, various governments have initiated several policies and models in an attempt to build.

Africa's Future, Africa's Challenge: Early Childhood Care and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Garcia, Marito; Pence, Alan; Evans, Judith L. () This book seeks to achieve a balance, describing challenges that are being faced as well as developments that are underway.

“Some Reflections on the Expansion and Quality of Higher Education in Public Universities.”Research in Post Compulsory Education,Vol. 15 No. With Nobuhide Sawamura. Challenges of Quality Education in Sub-Saharan African Countries. New. A second memorandum will report on the mechanisms used by ministries of education in sub-Saharan African countries.

Dowload the memorandum: The challenge of monitoring quality in basic distance education, Regional programme to support quality management in basic education, IIEP-UNESCO Dakar, Academic Quality: Lessons learned from the successful expansion of primary and secondary schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa demonstrate that access to and higher quality of education are equally.

According to UNESCO estimates, million girls between the age of 6 and 17 are out of school and 15 million girls of primary-school age—half of them in sub-Saharan Africa— will never enter a classroom.

Poverty remains the most important factor for determining whether a girl can access an education. In recent decades, sub-Saharan Africa has experienced some of the most dramatic increases in primary school enrolment rates of any region worldwide.

Though there is still room for progress the fact remains that more children are going to school, adolescents are staying in school and girls are increasingly enjoying the same educational opportunities as boys.This report assesses the status and practice of higher education quality assurance in Sub - Sahara Africa, focusing on degree - granting tertiary institutions.

A main finding is that structured national - level quality assurance processes in African higher education are a very recent phenomenon and that most countries face major capacity.