Girls’ Education in Tanzania

Tanzania s efforts to see all school-aged children in primary school got well underway in 2002 with implementation of the Primary Education Development Plan (PEDP) where the planned enrolment of 1,500,000 children was exceeded. The abolition of mandatory contributions including school fees and relaxation of the uniform requirement were among the steps taken under the
These two books make an excellent pair. In different ways, each deals with central tensions between “tradition” and “modernity,” between “continuity” and “change,” and between the “local” and the “state.” Taken together, they offer compelling portraits of the intersection of gender and education in Tanzania. Gender and Education in Tanzania Schools includes chapters written individually
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