State of Mathematics in Africa and the Way Forward

  • Francis K. A. AlloteyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 275)


The paper discusses some of the factors influencing students poor performance in mathematics in Africa and suggests ways to improve it. Examples of international centres and networks for capacity building in mathematical sciences are given.


Mathematics education Higher education Educational policy and systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GhanaAccraGhana

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