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Title:The development of education in northern Ghana 1908-1957
Author:Bening, R.B.ISNI
Periodical:Ghana Social Science Journal
Geographic term:Ghana
Abstract:This article is an attempt to provide the background to the difficult situation in which northern Ghana finds itself today in view of the importance of education not only as a vehicle for social and economic development, but for its political implications. The term 'northern Ghana' as defined in this article includes all those areas of Ghana thathave ever formed part of the Northern Territories between 1st January, 1907, and 6th March, 1957. These are the present Northern and Upper Regions, the Yeji and Prang areas of Brong Ahafo and the Krachi area of the Volta Region. Sections: Historical introduction - The Tamale Central School The adoption of Dagbani as lingua franca in the Protectorate - Native Authority education - Schools for Chief's sons - Higher education - Mission education - Conclusion. Ref., figure, appendices.