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Title:Policies for primary and secondary education in Zimbabwe: alternatives to the World Bank perspective
Author:Chung, F.
Periodical:Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research (ISSN 1013-3445)
Geographic terms:Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Subjects:educational policy
primary education
secondary education
Education and state
Abstract:In an interview with the 'Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research' Fay Chung, Minister of Primary and Secondary Education of Zimbabwe, gives a reaction to the World Bank Report 'Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policies for Adjustment, Revitalization, and Expansion' (1988). Subjects touched upon are the state of education in Africa, the promotion of private schools, the impact of the rate of population growth on education, educational finance, education in Zimbabwe, World Bank recommendations on teachers (student/teacher ratios, teacher training, teachers' salaries, the use of unqualified teachers, delaying the promotion of teachers), vocational education, ministerial organization and planning, and preschool education. Note. (An executive summary of the World Bank Report is reproduced on p. 6-21.)