Education in West Africa

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-16
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Education in West Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. Written by regional experts, the book explores the education systems of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It critically examines the development of education provision in each country, whilst exploring both local and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole, this handbook is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.

Author Biography

Emefa Takyi-Amoako is Education and Research Consultant at Attaining the Peak Global Educate, UK.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface, Colin Brock
1. Education in West Africa: A Regional Overview, Emefa Takyi-Amoako (Attaining the Peak, UK)
2. Burkina Faso: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Maurice Ouedraogo (Plan Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso)
3. Cameroon: An Overview, Martha Egbe (University of Ibadan, Cameroon)
4. Cameroon: Trends and Futures, Willibroad Dze-Ngwa, (Savannah State University, USA)
5. Cape Verde: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Lebrechtta Nana Oye Hesse-Bayne (Independent Consultant, Trinidad and Tobago)
6. Côte d'Ivoire: An Overview, Trends and Futures, François-Joseph Azoh (ERNWACA, Côte d'Ivoire)
7. The Gambia: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Makaireh Njie (ERNWACA, The Gambia)
8. Ghana: An Overview, Naana J. S. Opoku-Agyemang (University of Cape Coast, Ghana)
9. Ghana: Educational Trends and Futures, Charles Aheto-Tsegah (Ghana Education Service, Ghana)
10. Ghana: Education Financing, Ato Essuman (ProfileConsult Ltd, Ghana)
11. Guinea: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Tidjane Diallo (Ministry of Higher Education, Guinea)
12. Liberia: An Overview, Trends and Futures, Barbara Reynolds (UNICEF, USA)
13. Niger: An Overview, Nana-Aicha Goza (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger) and Ibro Chekaraou (Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger)
14. Nigeria: An Overview, Abubakar Siddique Mohammed (Centre for Democratic Development, Research and Training, Nigeria)
15. Nigeria: Eductional Trends and Futures, Dayo Odukoya (Funtaj International High School, Nigeria)
16. Nigeria: Financing Education, Mary Ogechi Esere (University of Ilorin, Nigeria)
17. Nigeria: Religion and Education, Kate Nwufo (Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Nigeria)
18. Nigeria: Education and Development, Emefa Takyi-Amoako (Attaining the Peak, UK
19. Senegal: An Overview, Anastasie Koudoh (Bureau Regional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Senegal)
20. Senegal: Trends and Futures, Caroline Manion (University of Montreal, Canada)
21. Sierra Leone: An Overview, Kingsley Banya (Misericordia University, USA)
22. Sierra Leone: Educational Trends and Futures, Victor Kabia (MMCET, Sierra Leone)
23. Togo: An Overview, Philippe Amevigbe (ERNWACA, Togo)
24. Togo: Trends and Futures, Kossi Souley Gbeto (University of Lomé, Togo) and Koffi Nutefé Tsigbe (ERNWACA, Togo)
Concluding Remarks, Emefa Takyi-Amoako (Attaining the Peak, UK)

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