- Africa (PBS Online, Public Broadcasting Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia)
for "Africa" the 8 part television series co-produced by WNET/Thirteen's Nature and The National Geographic Society, which begins airing in September 2001. The site includes excerpted texts, photos, "teacher tools", and other resources. See also, the National Geographic website
- Africa Access Review (Brenda Randolph, Silver Spring, Maryland)
"Africa Access was founded in 1989 to help schools, public libraries, and parents improve the quality of their children's collections on Africa. Our online database, Africa Access Review, contains over 1000 annotations and reviews of books for children. These critiques and descriptions are written by university professors, librarians, and teachers most of whom have lived in Africa and have graduate degrees in African Studies. In recent years, we have expanded beyond our original mission to include Research and Reading projects."
- Africa Book Club (Olney, Maryland, USA)
Founded in 2010, an international online newsletter, with book reviews and a forum about Africa's literary past, present, and future, Africans in the diaspora, and related issues; plus an online bookstore.
- Africa World Press Guide to Educational Resources from and about Africa. (Online) Compiled and edited by WorldViews. -- Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 1997.
This web site is the electronic version of a 200+ page illustrated book. The electronic edition contains the full text of the chapters, without illustrations, and very helpful, albeit incomplete, bibliographic citations. A full bibliography of the works cited in the text is only available in the print edition.
- Africa's 100 Best Books (Zimbabwe International Book Fair Association, Harare; via Columbia University)
- General announcement and contact information. All nominations have been received, a short list drawn up by a jury, and the 100 titles were announced on February 18, 2002. See a copy of the list of 100.
- H-Africa Discussion Forum, March 2002 (H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
- Africa Book Centre--Catalogue of 100 Best Book Award Winners (Brighton, UK)
- African Studies Centre, Leiden University: Web Dossier on "Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century" (2002) (Leiden, The Netherlands)
- Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries and African Studies Program, Madison, Wisconsin)
The website offers downloadable images, sound files, and other materials on Africa drawn from contributions by UWM faculty over the last 20-30 years.
- African Educational Research Network (AERN) (via North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina)
- African Studies Center Outreach Program, Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts)
Information about the resources available from the Outreach Center, includes: online "travelling kits" on Ghana and Kenya, the online catalog of videos, materials for purchase, and other services.
- "Global Studies in search of Africa" (2003) by Pearl T. Robinson. The Politics of Knowledge: Global Studies and the Disciplines ; UCIAS Edited Volume 3, Article 6. University of California eScholarship Respository Journals & Peer-Reviewed Series. -- Los Angeles and Berkeley: University of California Press and California Digital Library, 2003. 42 pages in PDF format.
- Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) = L'association pour le développement de l'éducation en Afrique (Paris, France)
- "The ADEA was established at the initiative of the World Bank in 1988. Its objective was to foster collaboration and coordination between development agencies in support of education in Africa. ADEA now focuses on developing partnerships between Ministers of Education and funding agencies..."
- Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) (Silver Spring, Maryland)
The web site of the organization originally founded by Carter G. Woodson in 1915. General information about the ASALH's activities and leading members; and about Woodson's contributions.
- Association of African Universities (AAU) = Association des Universités Africaines (Accra, Ghana)
- Centre for Higher Education Research and Information, The Open University: The Role of Universities in the Transformation of Societies (London, UK)
See 2003 reports on Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa (in PDF format).
- Colloque International << Le droit à l'éducation: quelles effectivités au Sud et au Nord? >>, du 8 au 12 mars 2004, Université de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (via Association Francophone d'Education Comparée--AFEC, Paris, France)
- East Africa Living Encyclopedia--"Teaching and Learning About East Africa" Project (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia)
Basic information on five East African countries summarized and organized under broad subject headings, some teaching ideas, and internet links. "Teaching & Learning about East Africa Project (TLEAP) is a 'living library'--a work in progress--of resources for teaching and learning about East Africa and about Swahili, the most widely spoken language of that region. The educational resources are provided or recommended by East Africa experts on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College, and Delaware State University, and by Master Teachers of the School District of Philadelphia."
- Global Volunteers Service Programs (St. Paul, Minnesota)
- "Global Volunteers, a private non-profit, non-sectarian development organization, was founded in 1984 with the goal of helping to establish a foundation for peace through mutual international understanding. Our programs center around a one-, two-, or three-week volunteer work experience in Asia, Africa, the America, the Caribbean, Europe, or the Pacific."
- GV Home Page
- H-AfrTeach Web Site & Discussion List (H-Net; Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
"The mission of the H-AfrTeach web site and discussion list is to provide a stimulating forum for considering the possibilities and problems involved in teaching about Africa. It is intended for a wide audience, encompassing educators, students and others with an interest in teaching about Africa at all educational levels." The web site itself also includes links to lesson plans and other resources.
- K-12 Educational Resources for African Studies Outreach (University of Wisconsin, Madison, African Studies Program--Outreach Services)
A collection of annotated lists of resources.
- K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources, 1994-96
(Dr. Ali Dinar, African Studies WWW, University of Pennsylvania)
"The aim of this guide is to assist K-12 teachers, librarians, and students in locating on-line resources on Africa that can be used in the classroom, for research and studies. [includes "lesson plans"] This guide summarizes some relevant materials for K-12 available on the African Studies WWW. The African Studies Web also contains information that is not listed in this guide. ... This guide illustrates both how to find resources for teaching about Africa on-line; and how to navigate the Internet."
- Ohio University: Institute for the African Child (Athens, Ohio)
"The children of Africa are the interdisciplinary focus of the Institute for the African Child at Ohio University. We seek to promote research, teaching, and service that consider children in the process of the African continent's socio-economic development."
- ProTeacher! -- Africa Lesson Plans for Elementary School Teachers (USA)
A collection of links to ideas for teaching Africa in grades K-6 in the United States; part of a larger website for American elementary school teachers.
- SchoolNet Africa: African Education Knowledge Warehouse (Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa)
The website --in English or French-- includes information on ICTs and computers in schools, reports on ICTs & education in Africa, programs, conferences & workshops, etc. "[Founded in 1999] SchoolNet Africa is one of Africa's first African-led, African-based non-government organisations (NGO) that operates across the continent in its endeavour to improve education access, quality and efficiency through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in African schools."
- South African politics: an introduction using internet resources (Dr. Allison Drew, Department of Politics, University of York, UK)
The site offers historical summaries, illustrations, maps, photographs, bibliographical sources, and exercises. "This course provides a brief introduction to South African politics and political history using internet-based resources. It introduces students both to the types of internet resources that are available on this topic and to their use. Students can develop research skills using the web through simple web-based exercises."
- Takam Tikou: L'actualité de l'édition jeunesse en Afrique et dans le monde arabe La joie par les livres. (Centre National du Livre pour Enfants, Paris, France)
- Tanzania Course (2003) (Dr. Frances Vavrus, Columbia University Teachers' College, New York)
The website includes the course syllabus, photographs, and Tanzania-related links
. "This intensive (study abroad) four-week course provided students with a unique opportunity to observe development policy in practice in the Kilimanjaro and Arusha Regions of northern Tanzania. In this course, development refers to a reduction in a person's sense of vulnerability to the social, political, and economic forces which s/he does not necessarily control. Policy is used to describe a statement of an institutions stance on any issue, with the assumption being that every stance is a political strategy designed to effect change in a particular direction."
- University of Cape Town: Centre for Educational Technology (Cape Town, South Africa)
- The World Bank: EdStats: Country Profiles (Washington, DC)
This site provides statistical indicators on educational development by country (since 1990), with reports on education (primary, secondary, and tertiary) and links to other topics in international development.
- Coverdell World Wise Schools -- Africa Lesson Plans (Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools -- Educators; sponsored by United States Peace Corps, Washington, DC)