Education journals

See also: Journals (all subjects)

African Symposium: An Online Journal of the African Educational Research Network
Published by the African Educational Research Network, AERN. The f ull text of Volume 8, No. 1 is on-line.

Association of African Universities / Association des Universités Africaines Newsletter
The AAU is "an international non-governmental organisation set up by the universities in Africa..." The Secretariat is in Accra.

Calliope (Chicago, Illinois)
World history magazine for readers ages 9-14. Published by Cobblestone Publishing Company which produces publications for young people. "All back issues of Calliope (September 1990 to May 1999) have been found to be in compliance with social content requirement of [Calif.] Education Code Sections 60040260044 as well as [Calif.] State Board of Education guidelines. The Sept. 1999 issue is African Origin of Hominids with a teachers' guide. [KF] "

Current Issues in Comparative Education (New York)
Published by Teachers College, Columbia University, New York city. Full text articles are online.
Articles such as:

  • Mainstreaming Sustainable Development into African School Curricula: Issues for Nigeria
  • The Impact of Political Violence on Education in South Africa: Past, Present and Future by Isaac M. Ntshoe
  • Violence in South African Schools by Salim Vally
  • Prospects of Educating for Democracy in Struggling Third Wave Regimes: The Case of Malawi by Zikani Kaunda and Nancy Kendall
  • Keeping the Education System Healthy: Managing the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education in South Africa by Carol Coombe
  • The views of teachers and pupils on the teaching of HIV/AIDS in basic education: A case study of Zambia's Southern and Lusaka Provinces
  • Rosah Moonga Malambo
  • South Africa as the epicenter of HIV/AIDS: Vital political legacies and current debates
  • Johnny Sachs
  • The nurturing partnership: A Southern African continuum of flexible stages in partnership development. By Bonnie Mullinix

Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities & Sciences (Nairobi, Kenya)
Published by the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Department of Research, Nairobi, Kenya. [KF]
Full text articles, in Adobe pdf, include:

  • Jane K. Onsongo, "The Life Approach Method in Teaching Christian Religious Education in Secondary Schools"
  • Paul A. Ogula, "The Evaluation Experience of Primary and Secondary Education Projects in Kenya"
  • Catherine N. Machyo, "The Catholic Church and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Kenya: An Exploration of Issues"
  • Book Review: Kennedy M. Moindi, "Building on the Indigenous: Selected Essays 1981-1998," by Bethwell A Ogot

Educate - The Journal of Doctoral Research in Education (London)
Full text articles online. "published twice a year under the auspices of the Doctoral School at the Institute of Education, University of London."[]=20
Examples of articles:

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
Provides citations and abstracts to education-related documents and journal articles. ERIC is "operated for the U.S. Department of Education by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)."

Fafunwa Foundation Internet Journal of Education (Lagos, Nigeria)
"The main objectives of this journal is to make the works of Nigerian scholars in the field of Education more visible to the rest of the world." "The criteria for selection will be the quality of the articles and the depth of their contribution to educational research or educational policy and practice not only in Nigeria but in other parts of the world." Full text articles [see links at the top] include "Languages And The National Policy On Education."

Footsteps (Peterborough, NH)
Print magazine on African & African American history for middle school children (ages 10-14). Has a full text article on Africans in the United States, by Harvard Prof. J. Lorand Matory. Each issue of the magazine focuses on a different theme. Has teachers' guides for its Liberia issue by Jo Sullivan, for the Mansa Musa: King of Mali issue. Published by Cobblestone Publishing, Peterborough, NH.

Ife Psychologia (Ile-Ife, Nigeria)
Publishsed by Ife Centre for Psychological Studies. Has the tables of contents and abstracts of article. Photocopies of articles can be ordered. Pay by check or money order. From International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (London).

IIEP Newsletter (Paris)
The International Institute for Educational Planning's, July-Sept. 1998 issue has the articles: "Spotlight on education in Portuguese-speaking Africa" and "The Mozambican experience: towards a system of indicators for each province." The April-June 2000 (in Adobe PDF) issue covers the Dakar World Education Forum and Private Education in Tanzania.

Journal of Higher Education in Africa (Boston)
"...a joint initiative between the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College, USA and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Dakar, Senegal." Will maintain an African perspective. Free to educators and policy makers in Africa. Subscription required for those outside Africa. and

Kigali Institute of Education Journal (Kigali, Rwanda)
In French and English. Published at the Kigali Institute of Education, Kigali, Rwanda. Full text articles on-line.
Examples of articles - Vers une nouvelle approche de préparation et de planification des activités d'enseignement et d'apprentissage dans l’enseignement supérieur et universitaire, by Wenceslas NZABALIRWA; CULTURE SHOCK IN A FOREIGN LAND: RWANDAN EXPERIENCE, by Peter A Odera.

Reform Forum. Namibia. National Institute for Educational Development (NIED)
Full text of NIED's journal. NIED, established in 1990, within the Ministry of Education and Culture "is responsible for evaluating, designing and developing curricula for the educational system,......" of Nambia. Site has the "Pilot Curriculum Guide for Formal Basic Education", National Core Subject Policy Guide: African Languages (25 pages), other full text publications and links to Namibia education sites. [KF]

Revue africaine de gestion (Dakar)
In French. "une revue scientifique de référence, ouverte à d'autres partenaires du Nord et du Sud pour favoriser la promotion des enseignants-chercheurs et contribuer au développement et à la diffusion des connaissances en gestion." Full text articles are in Adobe pdf. Published by le Centre de Recherche Economiques Appliquées (CREA) - Dakar (Sénégal), en partenariat avec : la Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar (Sénégal) avec le soutien de : l'Agence universitaire de la Francophonie.