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Traditions of African Education


reviewed by Aklilu Habte - 1965

coverTitle: Traditions of African Education
Author(s): D. C. Scanlon
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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In recent years, much is being done and much being written about African education. The dramatic expansion of educational facilities in the last 10 years following political independence is an incomparable phenomenon. To appreciate fully the recent progress made in African education, however, one must study the several background factors. It is in this process that Traditions of African Education finds a fitting place. In almost every single one of the several conferences that are taking place in Africa, participants are raising issues relating to the future and the past. In the midst of such activities, one cannot escape emphasizing that "African education today is at a crossroads." The question of creating an educational system that best promises to meet the needs of changing Africa is a pressing one. Methods suggested to solve it are often varied and at times conflicting. One of the important reasons for such differences originates from the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 7, 1965, p. 655-655
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2592, Date Accessed: 12/10/2019 2:53:57 AM

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