Towards a modern library and information science education in sub-saharan Africa

a needs assessment for training of LIS professionals in Kenya by Joseph M. Kavulya

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-94) and index.

StatementJoseph M. Kavulya.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL22686930M
ISBN 109966909664
LC Control Number2008345646

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In response to this, library and information science education and training in Africa and Uganda in particular is undergoing rapid change though with difficult challenges to overcome.

The above-identified challenges need to be handled head on. Some of the issues that need to be addressed include the by: Textbooks and School Library Provision in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) Africa Region Human Development Department THE WORLD BANK Washington, D.C.

WP 1/14/08 AM Page i. Science, education, and development in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. Economic development of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depends to a large extent on the ability of subsaharan societies to introduce technical change, which in turn is the result of a confluence of many factors: a) scientific and technical knowledge; b) management.

Mapping and auditing information and communication technologies in library and information science education in Africa: a review of the literature. Education for Information, Minishi-Majanja, MK. Mapping and auditing information and communication technologies in library and information science education in sub-Saharan Africa.

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of Information Studies, University of Zululand, South Africa, SeptemberFundamental questions are being asked about the future of society and the bedrock organisations that underpin it.

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Progress has been made towards more and better education in Sub Saharan Africa and this should be celebrated. However, the causes and consequences of education inequalities are an evolving blend of quality, cost, attitudes and the success or proximity of solutions (if any) combined with the four challenges of retention, access and the equity.

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Strategies for Sustainable Financing of Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Appendix 5 - Costs and Financing of Secondary Education in Zambia, A Situational Analysis Lewin, Keith M. () This thematic study discusses strategies for sustainable financing of secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The aim of this paper is to explore the most favourable factors which influenced the establishment and development of various kinds of libraries in Sub- Saharan Africa. This is a general review which covers the Span of time from the colonial times to ' Size: KB.

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