Education and Youth in Post-Independent Eritrea - An Analytical Study

African Symposium, Vol. 6, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 85-94, September/December 2006

9 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2008 Last revised: 7 May 2015

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: December 25, 2006

Abstract

The efficiency of any education and training system is often judged by how well this system prepares the youth for gainful employment and thus bring a positive social and economic change. The students in Eritrea need to acquire appropriate knowledge and skills as part of their education and training. The paper mainly deals with the areas of education and economic development, education and youth. In addition, it also highlights some of the problems and challenges of education in post-independent Eritrea. The methodology used in this paper is essentially a descriptive analysis of data obtained from secondary sources, mainly government and Ministry of Education documents, survey reports, research articles, books and other published, and unpublished, materials on Eritrea.

Keywords: Education, Youth, Eritrea, Social change and Development, Human capital

JEL Classification: A23, E2, I21, I22, I23, I28

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Education and Youth in Post-Independent Eritrea - An Analytical Study (December 25, 2006). African Symposium, Vol. 6, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 85-94, September/December 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1289005 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1289005

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