Priorities for the preparation of secondary school teachers in middle Africa. by Frank H. Klassen

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  • Education, Secondary -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Teachers -- Training of -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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ContributionsInternational Council on Education for Teaching.
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Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
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Open LibraryOL18593906M

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UNESCO grant and coordinated by the International Council on Education for Teaching, authors were invited to participate in a cooperative endeavor to identify the major priorities for the preparation of secondary school teachers in their respective countries.

included in this study are Sierra Leone, Mali, Ivory Coast Republic, The Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

This document describes a cooperative venture in which leading African educators from Sierra Leone, Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Mali, the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya examined the significant problems affecting secondary teacher supply, and questions related to the qualitative improvement of the individual teacher.

The situation in each country is examined in separate chapters, and certain Author: Frank H. Klassen. College and University Teacher Preparation The incorporation of the task of teacher preparation into the higher education system has produced misgivings: the closure of colleges is often blamed for the failure of the system to improve learning outcomes of black students, a major priority for the post-apartheid : Linda Chisholm.

strategic opportunities to strengthen teacher quality in secondary schools in Sub- Saharan Africa, particularly in low-resource contexts. This paper brings together key insights from literature with the insights and suggestions and priorities identified at the Kigali meeting.

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