Biennial/triennial studies

By Gaidzanwa, Rudo Barbra
This paper argues that post primary education in Africa is uneven, biased by gender, location, class and region, resulting in the illiteracy of the majority of girls and women in Africa.The paper argues for provision of good quality formal and non-...
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2008
By BUNYI, Grace
In sub-Saharan Africa, several interventions aimed at ameliorating the gender inequities in transition to and effective participation in higher education have been implemented Affirmative action policiesand programs have been implemented at the...
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2008
By HAREGOT, Aster
Despite a sincere commitment to achieve Education for All, there is a huge gender gap in secondary schooling: In African countries only one in five girls enrol in secondary school,and countries have large gender gaps. Boys continue to have higher...
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2008
By DIAW, Codou
FAWE presents a comparative study on vocational training in sub-SaharanAfrica with a focus on post-conflict situations. The study reviews TVET policies in Burundi, Liberia and Sierra Leone from a gender perspective. The review provides a sense as to...
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2008
By WRIGHT, Cream
In general many African countries have made rapid progress from a low enrolmentbase, largely due to national policies and investment in education as wellas sustained external support by partner agencies. A logical consequence of these achievements...
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2008
By DIOP, Maguette
Despite rising enrolments in Africa, gender parity has not yet been attained.The constraints on girls' education are due to both the internal workings of educational systems and their socio-cultural environments. When it comes to post-primary...
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2008
By DIARRA, Mohamed Chérif
The paper is a comparative synthesis of two separate studies commissioned by the Working on Finance and Education (WGFE) on the financing of higher education on two African countries, one Anglophone Kenya and the other Francophone Senegal.. The...
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2008
By GASPERINI, Lavinia
The presentation shares a synthesis of lessons learned since the launch of Education for Rural People (ERP) in 2002 under the leadership of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as part of the implementation process for...
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2008
By CHILUNDO, Arlindo Gonçalo
At the time of Independence, in 1975, Mozambique had a very high illiteracy rate of about 93%, there was a lack of qualified personnel and particularly teachers, health care personnel and other specialized people. The country launched massive...
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2008
By BRAY, Mark
Private supplementary tutoring, in which pupils in full-time schools (both public and private) receive extra lessons after school hours, at week-ends and during vacations, became a major phenomenon in parts of Asia a few decades ago. More recently,...
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2008

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