Educating African Canadians

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Keren S. Brathwaite, Carl E. James
James Lorimer & Company, Jan 1, 1996 - Education - 328 pages
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This book offers a critical assessment of the experiences of African Canadian students, exploring strategies that will serve to enhance their academic success.

Writing from their respective locations as students, parents, teachers, counsellors, professors and researchers, the contributors to this collection alert readers to many of the challenges that African Canadians face in the educational system. They discuss new initiatives and suggest new directions that might improve the academic success of Black students.

Educating African Canadians offers practical suggestions that can enhance the education not only of African Canadian students, but of all students.

An Our Schools/Our Selves book.
 

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Contents

of Change from the Narratives
32
A Personal Reflection
58
Chapter 4
69
A Comment
81
Chapter 5
87
Chapter 6
107
Chapter 7
131
A Note
142
Chapter 11
205
Chapter 12
216
Chapter 13
234
A Comment
251
Part 5
257
Chapter 15
284
Chapter 16
295
A Note
302

Chapter 9
167
Chapter 10
179
A Comment
199
Contributors
326
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About the author (1996)

KEREN S. BRATHWAITE is a founding member of the Transitional Year Programme, University of Toronto.

CARL E. JAMES teaches in the faculty of education at York University.

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