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Educating African Canadians

Edited by Keren S. Brathwaite and Carl E. James

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Series: Our Schools

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This book offers a critical assessment of the experiences of African Canadian students, exploring strategies that will serve to enhance their academic success.
Writing from their respective locations as students, parents, teachers, counsellors, professors and researchers, the contributors to this collection alert readers to many of the challenges that African Canadians face in the educational system. They discuss new initiatives and suggest new directions that might improve the academic success of Black students.
Educating African Canadians offers practical suggestions that can enhance the education not only of African Canadian students, but of all students.
An Our Schools/Our Selves book.

Part I: Assessing the Educational Experiences of African Canadians
1 The Education of African Canadians
2 Listening to Voices
3 Confronting a History of Exclusion
4 Early Childhood Education
Part II: Parents, School and Community Linkages
5 Organizing for Educational Change
6 The Role of Parents
7 Teachers and Parents
Part III: Examining Curricular Programmes
8 Students' Responses to Black Characters
9 African Studies Courses in High Schools
10 Black History Month
Part IV: Programmes to Enhance the Educational Attainment of Black Students
11 School-University Partnership
12 Creating an Opportunity Structure for Teachers of Colour
13 The Transitional Year Programme at U of T
Part V: Providing Culturally Appropriate Education
14 Black Youth, Athletics and Schooling
15 Beyond Sameness
16 African-centred Schools

"There is much to recommend this book. It will be most valuable to those involved in the education system as administrators, teachers and curriculum developers."

- Joseph Leydon Canadian Book Review Annual

"Educating African Canadians is comprehensive and well-written exploration of the education issues and concerns of African Canadians in the 1990's."

- June Beynon Canadian Journal of Education

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 328 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9781550285000
Format: 8.25in x 5.25in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 1st January 2011
ISBN: 9781552779576
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  EDU034000, SOC001000
Imprint: Lorimer


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