Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Pedagogical Appropriation of Information and Communication Technologies by West African Educators August 27, 2015 No Comments

This research investigates how and why educators in West Africa, in Mali in particular, pedagogically appropriate information and communication technologies (ICT) and with what effects. Appropriation involves integrating newness into one’s very being and mobilizing it strategically to meet contextualized objectives, often in resistance to the status quo.

L’intégration régionale au service de la croissance de l’Afrique / Regional integration for inclusive growth January 15, 2015 No Comments

Le groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a placé l’édition 2014 de son rapport sur le développement en Afrique sous le signe de “l’intégration régionale au service de la croissance inclusive”. Développement des réseaux de distribution et des échanges régionaux au sein des chaînes de valeur mondiales et africaines, dans lesquelles s’inscrit le [...]

Nollywood : A travers les yeux des Nigérians et d’autres ressortissants d’Afrique de l’Ouest October 16, 2014 1 Comment

Le but de l’étude qu’on propose ici est d’essayer de comprendre ce que Nollywood apporte au continent et à la diaspora africains. Cette industrie du cinéma est importante pour les Africains, y compris les Nigérians, parce qu’elle se détache des stéréotypes et des histoires racontées par d’autres.

Nollywood: Through the Eyes of Nigerians and Other West Africans 1 Comment

The purpose of the proposed study is to begin to understand what Nollywood brings to the African continent and the African Diaspora around the world. This movie industry is important for Africans, including Nigerians, as they break away from the stereotypes and stories set and told by others.

Journal of Educational Research in Africa (JERA) / Revue Africaine de Recherche en Education (RARE), No. 5, 2013 May 13, 2014 No Comments

The fifth edition of the Journal of Educational Research in Africa contains eight papers on educational issues in North and West Africa. They relate to technical training, higher education and curriculum reform as well as overeducation, child labor, religious pluralism at school, and the influence of mothers’ educational levels on their children’s academic performance. The [...]

Does Communication Enrich Integration Policies? October 21, 2013 No Comments

This chapter draws lessons from this three-way discussion and explores how these players—those who design and implement public policies, researchers and journalists—can invent and lead discussion forums in order to influence policies that are closer to citizens’ reality and expectations and that accompany integration.

AIMS: Unleashing Africa’s beautiful minds September 12, 2013 No Comments

Newton, Einstein, Hawking — they showed us the power of one beautiful mind to radically alter our understanding of the universe. Clarisse Uwizeye could be the next genius to turn science on its head, yet the world nearly lost her beautiful mind.
At age seven, Uwizeye barely escaped the genocide in her homeland of Rwanda, fleeing with her family to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two years later, war came to Congo and the family had to run again, back to Rwanda. Her parents vanished, never to be seen again.

Barack Obama to face protests in South Africa after years of laissez-faire June 30, 2013 No Comments

Symbolism will hang heavy this weekend when Barack Obama visits Soweto, the cradle of South Africa’s black liberation struggle, and Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela, who remained in critical condition in hospital last night, languished for years, plotting his nation’s rebirth [...]

What if Africa were to become the hub for global science? April 16, 2013 1 Comment

At first sight, it seems unlikely – a continent most associated with war and famine producing globally significant scientific research.
However, in many ways, the groundwork is there – knowledge, ingenuity, willingness to learn and adapt, coupled with the rapid expansion of digital technology. All of this is really allowing Africa to play a major part in global scientific collaborations.

Où mèneront les disputes ? / Where will the disputes lead? February 11, 2013 No Comments

Audio File

1. Ecoutez le texte audio de Mme Diakité à propos des manifestations d’étudiants à Dakar.
2. Consult the following Langaa book available from African Books Collective or Amazon: “University Crisis and Student Protests in Africa