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Education: National Curricula: Sudan
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The post-colonial challenge in Sudan, as in many African nations, has been to create a unified educational system, a standardized national curriculum, and equal access for all citizens. Reforms in the early 1990s established a national Islamic curriculum with Arabic as the language of instruction. The reforms did not significantly alter the original colonial educational aim of providing civil servants to fill administrative roles. Consequently, among…

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Duany, Julia Aker, “Education: National Curricula: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0252e>
First published online: 2009

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