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Educational reform in Africa : essays on curriculum, libraries, counseling, and grade levels / edited by Valentine U. James and James S. Etim ; with a foreword by Fedelis Ikem.


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Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2009.
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  • xix, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Foreword by Fedelis Ikem-- Introduction - James Etim and Valentine James-- Part I: Philosophy and Economic Considerations-- A Philosophy of Education for Nigerian Women: Problems and Prospects - Andrew F. Uduigwomen-- Economic and Econometric Evidence for and against Private Income And Employment Benefits of Education in Africa - Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere-- Financing Education in Eritrea - Ravinder Rena-- Education in Nigeria: Towards a Positive Development - Tola Olujuwon-- The Role of Research and Educational Institutes in Nigeria's Sustainable Agricultural Development - S. Tunji Titilola-- Part II: Implementation and Curriculum Reform-- Repositioning the Junior Secondary School in Nigeria in the Information Age - James Etim-- Contemporary Reforms in the Nigerian Tertiary Education System - Bassey Ubong and Addison M. Wokocha-- Competencies Exhibited by Professionally Qualified Teachers in Nigerian Secondary Schools - Nwachukwu P. Ololube-- Part III: Reforms at K-16 Levels-- The Introduction of Free Primary Education in Kenya - James Stanfeld-- School Reform: A Case Study of Primary Education in Botswana - Mojeed K. Akinsola and Josiah O. Ajiboye-- Universal Primary Education and Universal Basic Education - Stephen U. Bassey-- Colleges of Education and the Preparation of Teachers for Universal Basic Education - Bassey Ubong-- Growth in Nigerian Universities: Changing for the Better - James Etim-- Agricultural Education: The Role of Universities in Agriculture - Joel Oke-- Part IV: Information Use, Library and Information Sciences-- The Role of Information and Communication Technology - Alice Etim-- Faculty and Student Use of Library Services - Okon Ani and Bassey A. Bassey-- Part V: Guidance-- Guidance and Counseling Challenges in the 21st Century - Daniel Denga and Hannah Denga-- Comparative Effectiveness of Two Training Technologies - Eno Ntukidem, Sarah Oden, Hannah Denga, and Suzanna Umoh.
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Publisher's Summary:
Examines issues in African education ranging from the philosophy of education for women and guidance and counseling challenges, to the role of information and telecommunications technology in the field.
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James, Valentine Udoh, 1952-
Etim, James.

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