Education in Southern Africa

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-10-24
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Education in Southern Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of each country in the region. With chapters covering Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, the book critically examines the development of education provision in each country as well as local and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this handbook will be an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.

Author Biography

Clive Harber is Emeritus Professor of International Education at the University of Birmingham, UK, and Honorary Professor of Education at the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface, Colin Brock
1. Education in Southern Africa: Patterns and Issues, Clive Harber
2. Botswana: Aspects of General Education, Richard Tabulawa and Nkobi O. Pansiri
3. Lesotho: Organization, Structures and Challenges, Mapheleba Lekhetho
4. Madagascar: From Political Divisionism to Unified Development, Carrie Antal and Romain Kléber Ndrianjafy
5. Malawi: Contemporary and Critical Issues, Gregory Kamwendo
6. Mozambique: Binding Quantitative and Qualitative Goals, Feliciano Chimbutane
7. Namibia: An Overview of System Reform, G. N. Likando and Charl Wolhuter
8. South Africa: Educational Reform - Curriculum, Governance and Teacher Education, Vusi S. Mncube and Nomanesi Madikizela-Madiya
9. South Africa: Making Post-Apartheid Rights into Realities, Shireen Motala
10. Swaziland: Access, Quality and Relevance, Edmund Zizwe Mazibuko
11. Zimbabwe: From Education Reform to Political Instability, Aaron T. Sigauke

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