All articles in 'Education'


How Relevant is Education In Africa?

African governments accepted education policies without questioning their relevance in the new era....

2nd January 2007
Rebranding Our Education System

The only way to resolve the damages Africa has suffered as a result of colonialism is first of all h...

27th February 2007
What is Academic Freedom?

Individuals need to be free to express their “selfness” in their relations with others, especially w...

3rd April 2007
Ghana’s Education System yet to Ripen

Ankomah and his bureaucrats need not rush to hatch another education system just in the name of educ...

17th April 2007
African Intellectuals: Wake Up!

The primary concern of the African intellectuals is to remain vigilant when watching over and decidi...

24th April 2007
Mugabe’s Honorary Degrees: Who Should Strip Who?

Politics should be divorced from academics. Those advocating for rescinding of degrees from Mugabe a...

1st May 2007
“Free” Education Or “Freed” Education?

Instead of dishing out free goodies, the government should consider providing a suitable environment...

8th May 2007
Urgent De-Schooling Needed for Africans

Our elites have lost it. While the market is beckoning the investor with his shilling; the elite ha...

15th May 2007
Eritrea Grapples to Achieve Education MDG

It is projected that Eritrea will achieve 8 of the 10 goals prescribed in the MDGs. The two areas th...

17th July 2007
Education: Which Way for Africa?

Africans perceive education as an essential requirement for overcoming the bottlenecks and bureaucra...

31st July 2007
Higher Education in Uganda: Relevant or Irrelevant...

Uganda is rapidly urbanizing but very few courses address urbanization in Uganda. Instead, students...

4th September 2007
Steering the Curriculum towards Relevance

After years of struggle to mint an educational curriculum that reflects Africa’s environment, a new...

11th September 2007
English vs Kiswahili: Tanzania at Crossroads

If thinking and innovation are pegged on the knowledge of English language, why are the Chinese and...

18th September 2007
Are Africans Stupid?

Black people must ask themselves why they should believe this nonsense. They ought to chart how they...

23rd October 2007
IMF and World Bank Messing Education in Africa

It is time that Africa embraced standards and stopped gambling with young minds by allowing external...

30th October 2007
Liberation a Must for Africa’s Education

Any education system should be designed to yield knowledge and not certificates. With knowledge, one...

13th November 2007
We Must Adorn Self Confidence

Crying will not save Africa. We have to stop, think and analyze where we are, why we are where we ar...

27th November 2007
Universities Should Provide Industrial Solutions f...

The research agendas of universities should be increasingly defined through interaction and negotiat...

27th November 2007
Curriculum Shift: Key to Women Empowerment

While the constitutions of most African states abhor discrimination on the basis of gender, evidence...

11th February 2008
Affirmative Action: Key to Rise in Women Leadershi...

If it was colonial education that set in motion social disparities and practices, then it should be...

7th March 2008
Post-colonial Education and Chaos in Africa

Had African elites really received worthy education, they’d have re-united Africa after they acquire...

11th March 2008
Science Must be Taught in Schools and Colleges

Technology simply means applied science. This is what drives the world. All the activities we perfor...

1st April 2008
Education in Africa Should be Affordable to All

Even as schools continue to generate colossal amounts of money from parents, value for money must be...

3rd June 2008
Is Africa's Education System Self Destructing?

Compel young people to study subjects in which they have no interest whatsoever, taught by teachers...

17th June 2008
Values Define a Leader

Society based on transient principles produces nothing of worth and has, as Hobbes expressed it, an...

24th June 2008
Demand Driven Education a Must for Africa

Africa is very rich and should be depicted so. It is this knowledge that would empower our children...

1st July 2008
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