Posts Tagged:education

Questionable Black History in the British Curriculum

by Femi Akomolafe

By: Femi Akomolafe When the teaching of black history begins with slavery, it ignores the humanity of black people, just as their humanity was denied in the past. The history of Africa taught in British classrooms today centres on slavery, and the humanitarian aid that western countries send to Africa – the typical ‘single story’…

Parents in the driver’s seat: A new research agenda for primary education in Africa

by Milou Vanmulken

By: Milou Vanmulken We have reached an era where the need for Universal Primary Education is widely acknowledged by global actors. As part of this consensus, UNICEF and the World Bank launched the Fee Abolition Initiative in 2006 and Universal Primary Education took root in international organisations, became a child right, and became part and…