Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Commas and Apostrophes: The ‘Uncouth Bacilli’ of the English Language

ACCRA -- In a recent edition of Education Matters, a very popular column in the Daily Graphic, Anis Haffar, a former teacher of English...
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Black Homeschoolers Fight School-Based Racism in the US

It can be difficult for African American kids to attend schools where they regularly face racism and stereotyping. Black people in the United States...

Why States Recover – Changing Walking Societies Into Winning Nations

We often get famous professors on stage for our meetings but they are not often joined by the scion of South Africa's richest family,...

Schools Without Purpose

The question that many people ask today is: why are there so many students graduating with degrees and without jobs? Why are so few...

Reclaiming the Authentic African Education in Science and Technology

ACCRA -- The present educational system in Africa is a direct clone or sometimes a derivative of the colonial educational system imposed by the...
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Nigerian Comic Books

LAGOS -- In 2013, founder Jide Martin started Comic Republic in Lagos to fill a gaping void of superhero stories featuring African characters. In his...

Sierra Leone Innovates Nationwide Educational Radio

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Since Ebola ravaged Sierra Leone's population, school closings have led to approximately one million school-aged children without classrooms since July...

Building a Center for Scholarship on African Economics

INTRODUCTION This Scholarship will be established under the operational name “Institute of African School of Economics (IASE) with the mission to build a deeper understanding...

Ghana – the Country that Stopped Reading

One cannot help but ask the Ghanaian educational system, “How is it possible that I hand over a child for seven hours every day, five days a week, and you give me back someone who is basically illiterate?”

What Is An Education?

True education is the education that teaches you to teach yourself, and inspires you with the desire to do that. To achieve that, you need...