Essay and stories "about growing up and living in West Africa on the
fault line between traditional and western cultures. Topics include childhood;
natural and manmade disasters; magic and belief, customs and rituals; love,
courtship, marriage and divorce; family life; rural vs. urban living; politics
and public issues; education; heritage; being an outsider. The texts
were written in 1990-92 at the University of Niamey, Niger Republic, in classes
taught by Dr.
Patricia Stoll, Fulbright Professor of Writing and Literature." Photographs
from Niger are included. Dr. Stoll also talks about her teaching experience
at the University. http://www.patstoll.org/
In English and French. Based in Paris, France. "focuses on developing
partnerships between Ministers of Education and funding agencies in order
to promote effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership." Has full
text reports (in Adobe PDF format), the PRISME database
of education projects, by country, funding agency, etc.
Has Working Groups on: Books and Learning Materials, Distance Education and
Open Learning, Early Childhood Development, Education Sector Analysis,
Education Statistics, Female Participation in Education, Finance and
Education, Higher Education, Nonformal Education, The Teaching
Profession. Publishes a Newsletter sponsors
an Africa Education Journalism Award. [KF] http://www.adeanet.org/
Established by Ohio University in 1998 to promote the welfare of African
children through conferences, fellowships, collaborative research and teaching.
Has a bibliography of journal articles with abstracts, a teach-in report,
text of the 1997 Africa Charter on Children's Broadcasting. http://www.ohiou.edu/afrchild/
NGO "promotes early educational opportunities in northern Ghana by building and operating schools, partnering with public primary schools .......and administering a scholarship program. Operates a pre-school and kindergarten in the village of Dalun, Ghana. May have internship positions for U.S. students. 50% of the students are girls. http://titagyaschools.org/wordpress/
Projects, statistics, on all aspects (Girls'
Education, Education Technology,
Early Child Development,
Tertiary Education, Effective School and Teacher Secondary Education, Adult
Education, Global Education Reform, School Health,
Economics of Education) with many full
text reports. [KF] http://www1.worldbank.org/education/