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Africa Speaks: West African University Students Write About Their Lives
Essay and stories "about growing up and living in West Africa on the fault line between traditional and western cultures. Topics include childhood; natural and manmade disasters; magic and belief, customs and rituals; love, courtship, marriage and divorce; family life; rural vs. urban living; politics and public issues; education; heritage; being an outsider.  The texts were written in 1990-92 at the University of Niamey, Niger Republic, in classes taught by Dr. Patricia Stoll, Fulbright Professor of Writing and Literature." Photographs from Niger are included. Dr. Stoll also talks about her teaching experience at the University. http://www.patstoll.org/
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (Paris)
In English and French. Based in Paris, France. "focuses on developing partnerships between Ministers of Education and funding agencies in order to promote effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership." Has full text reports (in Adobe PDF format), the PRISME database of education projects, by country, funding agency, etc.

Has Working Groups on: Books and Learning Materials, Distance Education and Open Learning, Early Childhood Development, Education Sector Analysis, Education Statistics, Female Participation in Education, Finance and Education, Higher Education, Nonformal Education, The Teaching Profession. Publishes a Newsletter sponsors an Africa Education Journalism Award. [KF] http://www.adeanet.org/
Ohio University. Institute for the African Child
Established by Ohio University in 1998 to promote the welfare of African children through conferences, fellowships, collaborative research and teaching. Has a bibliography of journal articles with abstracts, a teach-in report, text of the 1997 Africa Charter on Children's Broadcasting. http://www.ohiou.edu/afrchild/
Titagya Schools (Northern Ghana)
NGO "promotes early educational opportunities in northern Ghana by building and operating schools, partnering with public primary schools .......and administering a scholarship program. Operates a pre-school and kindergarten in the village of Dalun, Ghana. May have internship positions for U.S. students. 50% of the students are girls. http://titagyaschools.org/wordpress/
World Bank. Early Child Development
Statistics, African projects, case studies, http://www.worldbank.org/children/
World Bank Education
Projects, statistics, on all aspects (Girls' Education, Education Technology, Early Child Development, Tertiary Education, Effective School and Teacher Secondary Education, Adult Education, Global Education Reform, School Health, Economics of Education) with many full text reports. [KF] http://www1.worldbank.org/education/

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