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Teaching and Learning African History

  • George J Sefa DeiEmail author
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Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 9)

Abstract

This discussion traces some of the most salient and enduring philosophies, political premises, and thinkers underlying the contemporary African-centred movement. These are connected to contemporary efforts to realize African-centred schooling in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Highlighting a broad range of African contributions to contemporary history from the 1600s to the present day, the chapter concludes with practical strategies for engagement of students with these issues.

Keywords

African history Philosophy African-centred schooling African local knowledges Curriculum design Learning activities Du Bois Ontario curriculum Curriculum expectations Curriculum omissions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)TorontoCanada

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