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University of Massachusetts Amherst

1990

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Human Resources Development: Literacy, Schooling, Nonformal Education, Women's Education, David R. Evans Jun 1990

Human Resources Development: Literacy, Schooling, Nonformal Education, Women's Education, David R. Evans

David R. Evans

Education in Namibia under the illegal colonial regime (was) characterized by inequality, segregation and other apartheid conditions...Schools for various population groups are segregated along racial and ethnic lines. Ethnicity is promoted at the cost of national unity by the provision of segregated schools, linguistic segregation, and curricula that attempt to promote the special status of whites. While education is compulsory for whites, there are not enough schools for Africans. The schools for Africans are staffed with unqualified or inadequately qualified teachers... Pupil to teacher ratios in the African schools are much higher than those in the white schools. Funds ...