Education in Rural Areas

Report of the Commonwealth Conference on Education in Rural Areas held at the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 23 March to 2 April 1970

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The School and the Rural Environment

“We are fumbling around in education because we know so little about the future and do not know enough about the past.” However pertinent or otherwise these words of Robert Ulrich were in 194-7 they are certainly very relevant to the educational issues of school education in all those countries which are seeking to develop their education systems in the confident belief that education is the keystone to accelerated socio-economic development. In that belief during the present decade enormous efforts have been made to multiply and diversify the provision of school education and some striking efforts have been made to relate the curriculum more specifically to the persumed needs of the country.


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