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Diverse family forms and quality-of-life in sub-Saharan African countries
Journal article, Created By Adeyemi, Oluwagbemiga Ezekiel and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
Family is the foundation on which other institutions are built. Its quality has resultant effects on the quality of the society in its entirety. It is, therefore, expedient to examine the relationship between diverse family forms and quality-of-life in sub-Saharan African countries. Demographic and Health Surveys for four countries were used for the study. The study reveals a significant relationship between cohabitation, marriage and wealth status in all the four countries, while marriage remains significantly related with education in all the countries except Kenya....
Education and Development in Tropical Africa: A Note on the Riennial Conference of the African Studies Association (UK), Held at the University of Sussex, 16-19 September 1968
Journal article, in English language
Education and Development in Tropical Africa: A Note on the Riennial Conference of the African Studies Association (UK), Held at the University of Sussex, 16-19 September 1968
Journal article, in English language
Ethnomathematics Geometry and educational experiences in Africa.
Journal article, Created By Gerdes, Paulus and Published By CODESRIA in English language
The paper traces historically reflections about mathematics, education and culture in Africa, that culminated in the emergence of ethnomathematics as a research field. A brief overview of ethnomathematical research in Mozambique and of historical research related to mathematics in Africa is presented, followed by examples of the integration of ethnomathmatics into teacher education to stimulate the development of social - and cultural - mathematical awareness. The paper concludes with some trends in using ideas from ethnomathematics in education in Africa.
Education in Africa
Journal article, Created By Turner, G.C. in English language
Education and human resources development in Africa : the Nigerian prognosis
Journal article, Created By Fatai, Abiodun and Published By Adonis & Abbey in English language
The significance of education to human resources development cannot be overemphasised considering that dynamic workforce is an important element of economic growth and national development. In the absence of qualitative education, human and physical resources are likely to remain largely undeveloped and useless. The paper examines the connection between education and human resources development in Nigeria and its implication for national development. Using a qualitative method, the paper presented the argument that the poor quality of education has been responsible for the low...
Ensuring an optimal environment for peer education in South African schools: Goals, systems, standards and policy options for effective learning
Journal article, Created By Swartz, Sharlene and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
Peer education has long been seen as a key health promotion strategy and an important tool in preventing HIV infection. In South African schools, it is currently one of the strategies employed to do so. Based on both a recent research study of peer education across 35 schools and drawing on multiple previous studies in South Africa, this paper examines the key elements of peer education that contribute to its effectiveness and asks how this aligns with current educational and health policies. From this research, it summarises and proposes sha...
Ensuring an optimal environment for peer education in South African schools: Goals, systems, standards and policy options for effective learning
Journal article, Created By Swartz, Sharlene and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
Peer education has long been seen as a key health promotion strategy and an important tool in preventing HIV infection. In South African schools, it is currently one of the strategies employed to do so. Based on both a recent research study of peer education across 35 schools and drawing on multiple previous studies in South Africa, this paper examines the key elements of peer education that contribute to its effectiveness and asks how this aligns with current educational and health policies. From this research, it summarises and proposes sha...
Education and Development in Tropical Africa: A Note on the Riennial Conference of the African Studies Association (UK), Held at the University of Sussex, 16-19 September 1968
Journal article, in English language
Ethnomathematics Geometry and educational experiences in Africa.
Journal article, Created By Gerdes, Paulus and Published By CODESRIA in English language
The paper traces historically reflections about mathematics, education and culture in Africa, that culminated in the emergence of ethnomathematics as a research field. A brief overview of ethnomathematical research in Mozambique and of historical research related to mathematics in Africa is presented, followed by examples of the integration of ethnomathmatics into teacher education to stimulate the development of social - and cultural - mathematical awareness. The paper concludes with some trends in using ideas from ethnomathematics in education in Africa.