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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 out of the country. After the political alterations of 1994 in South Africa, there was renewed curiosity within the query of a distinctively African philosophy. This ebook offers a scientific and transparent exposition of an African voice in schooling, drawing on uncommon authors throughout Africa.

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This deprives developing countries of the human resources they so desparately need for their own development. Experience in some countries in Southeast Asia (for example South Korea) and even in Africa (South Africa, Botswana) suggests that the solution to the flight of qualified personnel — and for that matter also of financial capital — is political stability and economic development. As a matter of fact, past experience (for example in some countries in the Pacific) suggests that even less democratic and tolerant societies (at least by Western standards) succeed to reverse migration trends and to attract back some of their nationals once clear development policies have been put in place and sustained over long periods of time.

This is especially true of vertical coordination between general basic education — normally compulsory education — and postsecondary education. It is also evident in horizontal coordination such as that which takes place between vocational training and adult education, or between different types of tertiary education, such as education offered in research universities and other types of professional-oriented institutions such as the polytechnic institutes. At the level of higher education coordination is often provided by ministries and national commissions in charge of higher education, and by committees of vice chancellors or their equivalent.

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