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Title Abolishing school fees in Africa : lessons from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique
Published Washington DC : World Bank : In collaboration with UNICEF, ©2009

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 251 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Development practice in education
Development practice in education.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER 1. RATIONALE, ISSUES, AND CONDITIONS FOR SUSTAINING THE ABOLITION OF SCHOOL FEES; TABLES; CHAPTER 2. FINANCING PRIMARY EDUCATION WITHIN A DECENTRALIZED SYSTEM: THE CASE OF ETHIOPIA; FIGURES; CHAPTER 3. FROM PILOT TO NATIONAL SCALE: GHANA'S EXPERIENCE WITH THE ABOLITION OF SCHOOL FEES; MAPS; BOX; CHAPTER 4. ABOLITION OF SCHOOL FEES AND LEVIES IN KENYA; CHAPTER 5. REVIEW OF THE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF FREE PRIMARY EDUCATION IN MALAWI
Summary Progress in literacy and learning, especially through universal primary education, has done more to advance human conditions than perhaps any other policy. Our generation has the possibility of becoming the first generation ever to offer all children access to good quality basic education. But it will only happen if we have the political commitment -- at the country as well as at the international level -- to give priority to achieve this first in human history. And it will only happen if also those who cannot afford to pay school fees can benefit from a complete cycle of good quality primary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Education, Elementary -- Africa -- Costs -- Case studies
School enrollment -- Africa -- Case studies
Education and state -- Africa -- Case studies
EDUCATION -- Elementary.
Education and state
Education, Elementary -- Costs
School enrollment
Africa
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank.
LC no. 2008013198