ISBN 9789976604948
Pages 264
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2009
Publisher Dar es Salaam University Press, Tanzania
Format Paperback

History and Development of Education in Tanzania

by Philemon A.K. Mushi

In History and Development of Education in Tanzania, Prof. Philemon A.K. Mushi, examines the historical development of education in Tanzania, from the pre-colonial to post-independence periods, delineating the economic and social context which shaped and helped to define the origins of various education reforms in formal and non-formal education and their developments in Tanzania beyond 1990. The book has attempted to uncover the underlying context with which the various education reforms were conceived and originated. At the same time, analysis of the current provision of education has been made to determine the challenges facing education provision in the country.

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About the Author

Philemon A.K. Mushi

Prof. Mushi holds; B.Ed. (Hons), M.A. (Ed.) and Ph.D. and is currently the first and founder Principal of the Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE), a Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam. He has served in various capacities at the University of Dar es Salaam: as Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Education (1993-1994); Head, Department of Adult Education and Extension Services (1997-2000); Chief Coordinator, University of Dar es Salaam Teaching and Learning Improvement Programme (UTLIP); and Director, Post-Graduate Studies between 2000 and 2003.

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