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Zukane, Mbuih; Tangang, Andrew T. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The growing population of young people in the world today makes them an indispensable factor in international, regional, national and local development today. The UN World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) and the African Union's African Youth Charter all attest to the concern development stakeholders pay to youth development. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Sustainable Development, Youth
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Checchi, Daniele; Salvi, Angelica – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This study provides evidence on the distribution of school attendance and educational attainment across African countries, focusing on the correlation with literacy rates in the population, level of resources and country institutional features. The study also estimate sample correlations between enrolment and macroaggregates, related to resources…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Attendance, Educational Attainment
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McLoone, Pauline; Oluwadun, Afolabi – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The concept of approaches to learning (deep, surface and strategic) has been influential in higher education research, policy and practice, particularly, in the world's leading universities. In this review, published international research investigating the relationship between approaches to learning and educational outcomes in higher education is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Aurah, Catherine M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This research demonstrates that the experience of international students on U.S. university campuses is replete with cultural, social, relational, work-related and linguistic challenges. This study explored the experiences of two international graduate students from Africa (male = 1, female = 1) as they adjusted to campus life at a Mid-Western…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Foreign Countries