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Sakyi, Kwesi Atta – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Early childhood education has received attention from philosophers, educationists and psycho-analysts such as Plato, Avicenna, Locke, Pestalozzi, Whitehead, Carl Jung, Binet, Piaget, Montessori, Sigmund Freund, Howard Gardner, among others. In Africa, the backdrop of poverty, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in strife-torn countries, among…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Governance, Intervention
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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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Mamiala, Dikeledi; Mji, Andile; Simelane-Mnisi, Sibongile – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore selected mathematics students' characteristics and relate these to views students hold about geometry. The mathematics students' characteristics that the researchers focused on related to: their gender, age, the parents they stayed with, the percentage mark they expected in an upcoming test and final year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 12, Secondary School Mathematics
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Nguyen; Phuong, Thi Lan – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Using the BEAR assessment system, the author set up a hypothetical reading competence (RC) developmental continuum and sketched the RC assessment standards, established RC measurement tasks, and described outputs. The author collected real RC evidence based on the cross-sectional study models, then adjusted the developmental continuum and RC…
Descriptors: Standards, Benchmarking, Reading Instruction, Vietnamese People
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Youcef, Souar; Abdelhakem, Amina; Ahmed, Setti Sid – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper discusses the role of labor force in industrialization in Algeria by entering the spending in education as a mediator variable. From a theoretical point of view, there are good grounds for believing that labor force can play an important role in promoting industrialization, but if education had been incorporated in manufacturing, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force, Industrialization, Educational Finance
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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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Mungoo, Judith – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper highlights boys' underachievement in Botswana junior secondary schools. The paper argues that there is need to establish the root cause of boys' underachievement and institute possible remedies, while safeguarding the gains made in girls' education. Drawing from findings at school level, the discussion demonstrates a structured gender…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Males, Junior High School Students
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Kameda, Quincy – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The goal of teacher professional development should not only be to improve knowledge of the subject matter, but also to provide opportunities for teachers to reflect on their own teaching practices and consider how they can better support learners in their classrooms. For professional development to be effective and purposeful, it must support…
Descriptors: Authentic Learning, Instructional Improvement, Faculty Development, Reflective Teaching
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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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Alemu, Yirgalem – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The study examined multicultural competence of primary school in-service teachers at one of the local teachers training colleges. Data was collected from 183 in-service teachers who were randomly selected from all batches of students (first year to fourth year). Multicultural teaching competence scale that had 44 items was used as an instrument to…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Elementary School Teachers, Multicultural Education, Teacher Competencies
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Chigunwe, Gilliet; Tembachako, Deliwe – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The study was set to assess the effects of inaccessibility of school toilets to girl pupils with disabilities. Statistics staggered around the world reveal that 2.4 billion people lack access to basic toilets. According to UNICEF report, more than half of the schools in the developed world lack private toilets. Whilst this is so, people with…
Descriptors: Females, Physical Disabilities, Public Schools, Sanitary Facilities
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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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Choto, M.; Chitura, M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
While the HIV prevalence rate in Zimbabwe dropped from 24 to 14%, a lot of people continue to live with the virus. Anti-retro Viral Treatment was introduced in the country to prolong lives. The objectives of the study were to determine the factors associated with antiretroviral treatment (ART) default at Citimed hospital, establish the causes of…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Health Services
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Atig, Adel; Azzouna, Atf – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The purpose of this research is to analyze the life and earth science curricula in Tunisia in order to determine its characteristics and to know if it really helps to develop critical thinking as it is claimed in curriculum documents. In this analysis, the authors applied the revised Bloom's taxonomy. The results show that curriculum authors…
Descriptors: Barriers, Critical Thinking, Biological Sciences, Earth Science
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