Title

In Africa many are in school but not learning: new report on learning assessments

Publication Date

9-14-2016

Subjects

Monitoring (Assessment), Disadvantaged, Developing countries, Literacy education, Numeracy, Student assessment, Comparative analysis, International programs, Case studies, Primary education, Africa, Australia

Comments

Read the full report: Improving Quality Education and Children’s Learning Outcomes and Effective Practices in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region, by Tim Friedman, Ursula Schwantner, Jeaniene Spink, Naoko Tabata and Charlotte Waters, Australian Council for Educational Research, 2016.

Abstract

A new ACER report for UNICEF examines the major impediments to children’s learning as a considerable proportion of students in Eastern and Southern African schools do not reach expected basic learning benchmarks in numeracy and literacy.

Place of Publication

Melbourne

Publisher

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Geographic Subject

Africa

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