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What were the roles played by Africans in the provision of education during the colonial period?

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Roles played by Africans in the provision of education during the colonial period were;

  • African teachers taught in the bush schools
  • Africans elites started independent schools for African children
  • Built teachers training college to train African teachers.
  • African raised money through the African native council that built schools.
  • Pressurized the colonial government to offer higher and quality education to Africans.
  • Africans who had converted to islam taught islamic schools e.g madras
  • Gave land, finances and material things to facilitate the building of schools.
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