Education in West Africa

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Emefa Takyi-Amoako
Bloomsbury Publishing, May 21, 2015 - Education - 448 pages
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.

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Series Editors Preface
Notes on Contributors
Education in West Africa A Regional Overview Emefa J TakyiAmoako
An Overview Trends and Futures Mohamed Chérif Diarra
An Overview Martial Dembélé Touorizou Hervé Somé and Fernand Ouédraogo
Trends and Futures Touorizou Hervé Somé Martial Dembélé and Fernand Ouédraogo
An Overview Martha Beyang Egbe
Trends and Futures Willibroad DzeNgwa
Conflicts and PostConflict Trends Barbara G Reynolds
Citizenship Education in the PostConflict Era Laura Quaynor
An Overview Trends and Futures Mohamed Chérif Diarra 19 Mauritania An Overview Trends and Futures Akemi Yonemura and Mohamed Chérif ...
An Overview Nana Aicha Goza and Ibro Chekaraou
Trends and Futures Ibro Chekaraou and Nana Aicha Goza
An Overview Naomi A Moland
Technical Vocational Education and Training Benjamin Ogwo
Financing Education Mary Ogechi Esere

An Overview Trends and Futures Jose Manuel Marques
An Overview Trends and Futures Galy Panaïn Dibe and Mohamed Chérif Diarra
An Overview Trends and Futures Makaireh A Njie
An Overview Ruby Selenu Avotri
Trends and Futures Daniel Justin Eshun 11 Ghana Education Financing Ato Essuman
An Overview of Higher Education A Tidjane Diallo M
An Overview Trends and Futures Akemi Yonemura
An Overview Trends and Futures FrançoisJoseph Azoh
Evolving Gender Representation in Higher Education from Peace to the Era of Political Instability and PostConflict Reconstruction NDri Thérèse Assi...
An Overview Léa Salmon and Latif Dramani
Trends and Futures Caroline Manion
An Overview Kingsley Banya
Educational Trends and Futures Kwabena Dei Ofori Attah
An Overview Philippe Amevigbe
Trends and Futures Kossi Souley Gbeto and Koffi Nutéfe Tsigbé

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Emefa Takyi-Amoako is Education and Research Consultant with a doctoral degree in Comparative and International Education from Oxford University, UK. She is Executive Director of Oxford University Attaining the Peak (ATP) Student Society, UK, and Director of ATP Global Educate Oxford, UK.

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