Teachers’ Professional Capabilities and the Pursuit of Quality in Sub-Saharan African Education Systems: Demonstrating and Debating a Method of Capability Selection and Analysis

@article{Buckler2016TeachersPC,
  title={Teachers’ Professional Capabilities and the Pursuit of Quality in Sub-Saharan African Education Systems: Demonstrating and Debating a Method of Capability Selection and Analysis},
  author={Alison Buckler},
  journal={Journal of Human Development and Capabilities},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={161 - 177}
}
  • Alison Buckler
  • Published 2 April 2016
  • Education
  • Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
Abstract This paper reports on the methodological approach of a study that examined an important dimension of the global challenge to better understand the ‘quality’ element of Education for All (EFA): the professional lives of women teachers in rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Teachers from five countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Sudan) provided a focus for exploring the relationship between official representations of teachers’ work and the professional lives teachers… 
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