Special Issue: Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Part I
Editor’s Note

Dear AJOTE Readers and Contributors:

Welcome to the African Journal of Teacher Education (AJOTE) “Special Issue: Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Part I”.  This special issue includes articles that span a range of topics.  Due to the high volume of quality submissions, this is Part I of a two part AJOTE release. 

AJOTE:  Special Issue: Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Part I issue brings forward educational experts’ voices from Ethiopia, Kenya, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Uganda, USA, and Zambia. As AJOTE grows, so does our ability to fulfill our continental commitment to furthering education studies across Africa.

Articles in this issue:


Resistance to Women’s Ethnic Narratives in Tanzania: Two Perspectives on Identity

Ekwutosi & Ogbonnaya

Adequacy of Material Resources Required for Implementation of Upper Basic Education Business Studies Curriculum in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Gendole, Coenders, Voogt, & Pieters

Factors Supporting or Hindering Continuation of a Collaborative Professional Development Program for Communicative Language Teaching

Neema-Abooki, Rukia Neema-Abooki

Usability of Computers In Teaching and Learning at Tertiary Institutions in Uganda

Ochanji, Ayot, Kamina, Ondigi, & Kimemia

Improving Student Teaching for Quality Teacher Preparation: A Kenyan University Case


Early Childhood Education in Nigeria, Policy Implementation: Critique and a Way Forward

Stoltenkamp & Kabaka

Comparison of Support Interventions during a Blended Course for Educators from Urban and Rural Settings


Book Review: Teachers as Agents of Pupil Indiscipline, Banja, M.K., University of Zambia Press, Lusaka, 2013, 79 pages, ISBN: 978-9982-03-068-7.

AJOTE offers a sincere thank you to AJOTE’s readers and contributors who have patiently continued to support our mission while went completed an internal transition.  This transition delayed the last year of publication releases. Due to your outstanding support and our Editorial Board’s consistent and thorough peer review process, we are back in publishing mode.

Thank you for your firm resolution to ensure that African education experts’ voices continue to have an international platform to explore and define education in all its unique configurations and contexts across the continent.


Professor Jamaine Abidogun
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO