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Education in Post-Independent Eritrea – A Brief Description

Rena, Ravinder (2005): Education in Post-Independent Eritrea – A Brief Description. Published in: Experiments in Education , Vol. 34, No. 2 (21. February 2006): pp. 3-5.


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Education is an important pillar in the national economic development. It contributes to economic growth in varied forms. The educational system in Eritrea shows all the symptoms of prolonged neglect under colonialism and war. But education plays a key role in the development after independence. This paper discusses educational growth and development in post-independent Eritrea. It also analyses educational finances, and challenges for development in the country and thus provides some implications.

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