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Ullah, Raza; Ullah, Hazir – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Young girls have been dominating boys in terms of educational performance across the globe. This is a very interesting and remarkable shift observed in the global north as well as in the global south. This review paper seeks to give a succinct picture of gender differences in educational performance in the sociocultural context of various…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Academic Achievement
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Kamary, Benson – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Mass media's educative function has had a considerable influence in Kenya since the colonial period. The impact of mass media in shaping the contemporary worldviews--how people see and live in the world--has led to the transformation in the society. The influence of mass media especially in reinforcing commodification and economic rationalism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Teaching Methods
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Banda, Selina; Mpolomoka, Daniel L. – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Inclusion of people's cultural background in education and training is crucial for development. This article considers involvement of learning institutions in communities as a way of sharing cultural values. There is need for culture in aspects of education and training. This can only be realized by integrating communities' culture in generating…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Inclusion, Outcomes of Education, Training
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Okyere, Mavis – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Curriculum as a blueprint for the development and delivery of education in a country has been viewed from varied perspectives. Aoki (2004) gave three perspectives to school, which are the "rational thinking", "doing" and "being and becoming". The first perspective connotes that teaching seeks to provide learners with…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development, Mathematics Education, Holistic Approach
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Odukoya, Jonathan Adedayo; Bowale, Ebenezer; Okunlola, Sola – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The paper reviewed the formulation and implementation of the Nigerian national policy of education that was enacted in 1977. Though the document featured lot of laudable policies, feedback from key stakeholders in education revealed that the implementation of the policy was deficient and need urgent attention for the country to experience the much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Educational History
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Malinda, Harrahs; Mwania, Jonathan; Maithya, Redempta – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
For a long time since the banning of corporal punishment, character education is back on the agenda in Kenyan education policy. However, there is much uncertainty on how it should be implemented in schools and there is no one definition of what it means. This is not surprising since there has clearly been a long history of ill-conceived,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Moral Development, Teacher Role
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Alemu, Birhanu Moges – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Despite the improvements in the access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) around the world, there is evidence which suggest that a persistent digital divide between and within countries. ICT increases the flexibility of delivery of education so that learners can access knowledge anytime and from anywhere. It can influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Knowledge Economy
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Mosweunyane, Dama – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The political and economic empowerment of Basarwa in Botswana has never generated a lot of interest in the manner it did following their eviction from Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Most human rights organisations, amongst them Survival International, did bring to the center stage the evictions of Basarwa from Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Political Issues, Government Role
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Ginsburg, Mark; Haugen, Valerie; Lokong, Francis; Ong'uti, Seth – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This article examines an initiative by the USAID-funded Room to Learn South Sudan project (2013 to 2016) to encourage and enable community participation in improving education access, quality and safety. Project staff engaged parents and teachers as well as women, youth, and other community members in developing and implementing school improvement…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Ogar, Joseph N.; Anyim, Nwachukwu M.; Ogar, Tom E. – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
Scholars claim that there are different sources of knowledge. These sources have come to be thought of as foundations for knowledge. Cognitivists are not united on the foundation of knowledge but they agree that knowledge is possible as against the skeptics. Intuitionism is a cognitive theory which states that knowledge is attainable through the…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Ethics, Intuition, Learning Processes
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Magoma, Charles M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
This paper used a desk review approach to deal with the shift towards and emphasis given to integration of curriculum content. The purpose of the paper is to bring out the meaning, rationale and arguments about the concept of curriculum integration. The discourse about curriculum integration is important to the policy makers, all those involved…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development
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Egwa, Ene Inyamu – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
Tertiary institutions are citadel of learning that are expected to provide solutions to personal, socio-economic and political problems that the home and other institutions cannot resolve. These institutions in Nigeria are beginning to subscribe to pressure of ethnic influence, a condition that tends to plague the nation as issues of national…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Human Resources, Foreign Countries, College Governing Councils
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Amosun, Peter Adewale – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
The teaching and learning of map reading and interpretation at senior secondary school level in Nigeria is now at lower ebb. Teachers seem to scarcely and scantly teach it and students seem to be seriously scared of it. Studies, personal encounter and Chief examiners reports of West African Examination Council have shown that students' performance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Map Skills, Maps
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Quadri, R. F. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The information explosion coupled with the electronic or virtual era has brought great changes to libraries and its working environment. This paper therefore looks at the concept of library within an academic environment. The knowledge society was also described vis-a-vis the changing roles of libraries and librarians. The paper concludes by…
Descriptors: Library Role, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Staff Role
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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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