Tanzania has seen tremendous growth and progress in the education sector over the last decade. However, despite rapid expansion in primary and secondary school enrollment, the country's education system continues to struggle to deliver quality education and to keep its children in school.
This problem especially concerns children from poor families, disabled children, and orphans. Beyond financial affordability, there are many additional factors that exacerbate the situation in the field of education in Tanzania. The Formal Education and Training System in Tanzania comprises two years of pre-
Education Challenges in East Africa: Observations From A Tour of Aga Khan Development Network Education Facilities in Tanzania and Kenya – October, 2005 . Introduction . Theresa and I spent most of our trip in Tanzania and Kenya visiting education related projects of the Aga Khan Development Network.
in education in Tanzania in the 1990s 10 1. The magnitude of foreign assistance 12 2. Education sector support 13 3. Education subsector support 16 rv\ International agency practice in and policy on education in Tanzania in the 1990s 18 1. International agency education project support 20 2. Agency co-ordination of project support 26 3.
The education system in Tanzania serves primarily the wealthy population and the large majority of Tanzanian citizens achieve at best the mandatory primary education level. The core problem with the education system in Tanzania is that children are set up to fail as they
Exact role of TIE (Tanzania Institute of Education) and the IAE (Institute of Adult Education) in NFE, both of which fall under the jurisdiction of the MoEC. The websites of both organisations were not operating and no reference was made to them in documents other than to cite their involvement in developing the AE/NFE Strategy. No
The most significant of these changes is a shift in emphasis from rural-oriented vocational education to technology education as the major focus of work-oriented education, demonstrated through supplementary education policies such as the 2007 Information and Communication Technology policy.
(All of these comments are true comments that we have received as we went around asking the question, " what is the problem with education " in the past 6 or so months). One cannot help but sympathise with the President and his cabinet secretary for Education.
To treat it as a privilege is a challenge, still the education sector faces many challenges. As the quality of education continues to decreases since 2007, last year's form four results was among the most discouraging results in Tanzania as only 6% of student passed the exams and 34% got division IV and the worst of it 60% got division 0.
(Brosio, 2000:34). Decentralisation in Tanzania has been part of other wider government reforms covering different sectors, such as, the Education Sector Development Programme (ESDP), the Broader National Development Strategy (BNDS) (MKUKUTA) and the Sector Wide Approaches (SWAPs).
New Challenges Facing the Education Sector in MENA 85 growth and national prosperity, but this is no longer so. In today's world, characterized by intense global competition and rapid technological change, the key to prosperity is a well-educated, technically skilled work-force producing high-value-added, knowledge-intensive goods and serv-
Abstract: Primary education in Tanzania is an important part in the foundation of receiving education. However, the challenges facing primary education implementation in the rural areas where majority of Tanzanians lives are still not well understood. Different reasons even though are in the sensitive part but it
Vocational Education. A vocational education and training act is in place that finds expression through the vocational education and training authority. The latter sets standards, and issues educational and training guides, for implementation through a network of state and private colleges.