Western Education in Africa: The Igbo Experience, 1900-1960

  title={Western Education in Africa: The Igbo Experience, 1900-1960},
  author={Chinedu N. Ubah},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  pages={371 - 388}
  • C. N. Ubah
  • Published 1 October 1980
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Education Review
A large and ever-increasing body of literature exists on the subject of the introduction and expansion of Western style educational systems in Africa. It is now commonly known that Christian missionaries introduced this system into some parts of Africa before the colonial era and that, even after the establishment and consolidation of European administrations, the missionaries remained the dominant factor in the educational system. Various studies have demonstrated that, initially, African… 
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