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Home News The Future Of Education In Africa: Aligning Education To Africa’s Development Goals

The Future Of Education In Africa: Aligning Education To Africa’s Development Goals

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Story Source: Ecofin Agency ~ Go to Original Article

In 1960 Sudan had the same GDP as South Korea’s, and Zaire’s was the same as that of Taiwan. East Asian countries faced economic ruin as a result of the Second World War and the effects lingered for over a decade. Internal armed conflicts also reduced social development within countries in the region and eroded development gains achieved prior to the Second World War. Decades later however, while other regions pulled ahead, living standards in many African countries have declined. Absolute poverty has increased; famine and malnutrition remain a critical topic in many countries.

Experts have tackled Africa’s development challenge and elaborated various theories to identify the core of the issue. The reality remains that Africa’s development challenge is intricate and could not be abridged into any single theory. Nonetheless, key areas of Africa’s development challenge could be examined, and solutions could be proposed to improve them. This is the case of education, which is essential to the continent’s development, but does not garnish proportional consideration…………………………………………………..