An African philosophy of education offers new ways of thinking about the continent.
Adopting an African philosophy of education can be a powerful tool to help the continent's universities create real social change and justice.
Brazilian educator Paulo Freire wrote extensively about education that oppresses.
The lessons Paulo Freire learnt nearly 90 years ago and the theories he developed from painful personal experience still resonate across Africa's schooling systems today.
Supplication to authority – through pleading or vehement protest – is hardly the only way to bring about change in a democracy.
There are two concepts in education theory – the social construction of knowledge and the notion of self-efficacy for development –- that could help build a true democracy.
Smaller class sizes have a significant impact on boosting student achievement, according to new Australian research. The…
Mastered numbers? Let’s make it harder.
Ever-envious of Singapore’s much-heralded success in teaching maths, politicians are keen to see its methodology arriving in UK classrooms. Education minister Elizabeth Truss explained some of the background…