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By P. Higgs

The Africanisation of schooling is a hugely topical factor. The potentials and pitfalls of Africanisation have drawn loads of severe debate, either in Africa and overseas. After the political alterations of 1994 in South Africa, there was renewed curiosity within the query of a distinctively African philosophy. This book presents a scientific and transparent exposition of an African voice in schooling, drawing on unique authors throughout Africa.

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39, World Bank, May 1995. World Bank. 1997. Revitalising Universities in Africa. Accra: World Bank/Association of African Universities. 38 © Juta & Co Ltd 3 Manufacturing Unemployment: The Crisis of Education in Africa Paulin J Hountondji THE UNIVERSITY AS A TEACHING INSTITUTION In most African countries, the present educational systems were set up at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. The primary goal was clear: formal education was intended first and foremost to train young people for civil service.

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World Bank. 1997. Revitalising Universities in Africa. Accra: World Bank/Association of African Universities. 38 © Juta & Co Ltd 3 Manufacturing Unemployment: The Crisis of Education in Africa Paulin J Hountondji THE UNIVERSITY AS A TEACHING INSTITUTION In most African countries, the present educational systems were set up at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. The primary goal was clear: formal education was intended first and foremost to train young people for civil service.

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