Journal of International Cooperation in Education Vol.12 No.1 (April 2009)


Quality of Education in Africa: Africa-Asia University Dialogue for Basic Education Development (2)


Norihiro Kuroda

Hiroshima University


Editorial: Basic Education and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jandhyala B. G. Tilak

National University of Educational Planning and Administration, India


Quality of Basic Education Provided by Rural Community and Regular Schools      in the Northern Province of Zambia

Dickson C. Nkosha

University of Zambia Peggy Mwanza University of Zambia


An Investigation of the Relationship between School and Pupil Characteristics and Achievement at the Basic Education Level in Malawi

Demis Kunje

University of Malawi

Elizabeth Selemani-Meke

University of Malawi

Keiichi Ogawa

Kobe University, Japan


Exploring Educational Quality through Classroom Practices:A Study in Selected Primary School Classes in Burkina Faso

Pierre Kouraogo

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Nobila Michel Ouedraogo

Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, Burkina Faso


Enhancing Active Learning through blank-and-Peer Reflections: The Case of Selected Schools in Ethiopia

Daniel Desta

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Desalegn Chalchisa

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Yeshitila Mulat

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia      

Asmaru Berihun

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia      

Adane Tesera

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia


Analysis of the Factors that Explain the Non-Completion of the Curriculum: A Study of the Teaching Time in Primary Schools in Madagascar

Judith Razafimbelo

Ecole Normale Supérieure of the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar      

Lina Rajonhson

Ministry of Education, Madagascar

Harinosy Ratompomalala

Institut National de Formation Pédagogique, Madagascar

Jean de la Croix Malazamanana

University of Antananarivo, Madagascar


Teacher Training Quality and Effectiveness in the Context of Basic Education: An Examination of Primary Education Studies (PES) Programme in Two Colleges of Education in Nigeria



Oyenike Adeosun

University of Lagos, Nigeria

Adesoji Oni University of Lagos, Nigeria      

Adebayo Oladipo

University of Lagos, Nigeria      

Susan Onuoha

Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria

Mohammed Yakassai

Bayero Univerwsity, Kano, Nigeria


Kenya’s HIV/AIDS Education Sector Policy: Implications for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children and the Teaching of HIV/AIDS Education

Sara Jerop Ruto

Kenyatta University, Kenya

Fatuma N. Chege

Kenyatta University, Kenya      

Violet K. Wawire

Kenyatta University, Kenya


A Comparative Analysis of Universal Primary Education Policy in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda

Mikiko Nishimura

Kobe University, Japan

Keiichi Ogawa

Kobe University, Japan

Daniel N. Sifuna

Kenyatta University, Kenya      

Joseph Chimombo

University of Malawi      

Demis Kunje

 University of Malawi

Joseph Ghartey Ampiah

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Albert Byamugisha

Ministry of Education and Sports, Uganda

Nobuhide Sawamura

Hiroshima University, Japan

Shoko Yamada

Nagoya University, Japan




Multicultural Education in Early Childhood: Issues and Challenges

Anna Christina Abdullah

University Sains Malaysia


Sexual Abuse of School Age Children: Evidence from Kenya

Sara Jerop Ruto

Kenyatta University, Kenya