Education Systems in Africa Part XII: Republic of Congo

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Education Systems in Africa Part XII: Republic of Congo

Every person has the right to a quality education; so says Congolese law. Yet years of instability have taken a toll on the country’s ability ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part XI: Comoros

Education is compulsory in Comoros for children aged 6-16 years. The government is currently pursuing a number of initiatives designed to provide better access to ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part X: Chad

Chad’s constitution guarantees every citizen the right to a free public primary education. While the country’s literacy rate, especially for girls and women, remains low, ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part IX: Central African Republic

In 1997 the Central African Republic, through its Education Policy Act, provided free education for all children. The country follows the French model, and primary ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part VIII: Cape Verde

In the island nation of Cape Verde, education is free and compulsory for children ages 6-14. The government recently has launched initiatives for improving curriculum ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part VII: Cameroon

Under the terms of Cameroon’s constitution, the state guarantees all citizens free primary school education. Two distinct educational systems operate within the country: Anglophone, in ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part VI: Burundi

Burundi’s education system aims to produce capable, creative and innovative citizens well-versed in national values and prepared for life in a changing world. Burundi is ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part V: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s government aims to educate its young people to become responsible, productive, and creative citizens. The country’s 2007 Education Orientation Law introduced universal compulsory ...

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Education Systems in Africa Part IV: Botswana

Education in Botswana was originally based on the philosophy of “Education for Kagisano” meaning education for social harmony. In 1994, the National Policy on Education ...

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