Bridging The Educational Gap In Africa

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Human capital is the stock of knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, expressed in an individual’s ability to perform labor so as to produce economic value. Human capital is a major determinant of economic development, while education is the tool required to build human capital. Primary education is essential as it is the foundation and first step for many in the learning process. There has been an increase in the number of students that enroll in primary schools in Africa, between 1990 and 2012 the number of students registered in primary school more than doubled from 62 million to 149 million children.

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