Beyond Orthodox Approaches to Education Reform Innovative Strategies for Accelerating Education for All in The Republic of South

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Augustine Obelagu Agu
Patrick Ik. Ibe


This paper looks at how the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) can accelerate the catch up in education by adopting disruptive innovations to implement its well-articulated educational plan modeled on EFA, MDG and SDG. The main argument of the paper is that the prevailing orthodox education strategies and tools currently being utilized will take long to provide all children with good quality education. These work  well enough in stable environments, but is ill equipped to deal with fragile and volatile environments. RSS presents a continuous conflict environment full of complex and adaptive challenges with a very new and weak state. RSS has to think out of the box or even no box to fashion out implementation strategies that will deliver her citizens with the education dividend that they have been historically denied of.


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Agu , A. . O. ., & Ibe , P. I. (2020). Beyond Orthodox Approaches to Education Reform: Innovative Strategies for Accelerating Education for All in The Republic of South . International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 8(5), 525-541.
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Patrick Ik. Ibe , Albany State University

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