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oa East African Geographical Review - A note on the proposed geography syllabus for the East African certificate of education

 

Abstract

In March, 1968. a very important meeting took place in Nairobi to discuss proposals for revising the geography syllabus for the Cambridge Overseas School Certificate Examination. Such meetings have been held before but there were several factors which made this meeting of particular importance. First, the recent meeting of the new East African Examinations Council has given a great impetus to plans for implementing the autonomy which a local examining board will offer; second. the meeting had been prefaced by careful preparation in Uganda. Kenya and Tanzania in the panels of the Institutes of Education; third. the breadth of the representation of the three countries was increased by the inclusion of staff members of the institutes and colleges of the University of East Africa; fourth. in all three countries new African graduate teachers, well qualified in modern approaches to geography teaching, are emerging from the university colleges in substantially larger numbers than ever before; and fifth, the institute panels are able, by in-service courses and the preparation of teaching materials, to ensure that any new syllabus stands a' good chance of both successful and rapid implementation in the schools.

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1968-04-01
2016-12-09
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