by Moustapha Tamba, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal Private Catholic education remains prominent today in Senegal. In 1816, the colonial administration entrusted the teaching of French to the Church, in particular to congregations such as the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Cluny, the Brothers of Ploërmel, the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit, the Sisters […]

by Souleymane Gomis, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal Reflecting on the sociological dimension of the Senegalese education system is an opportunity for a comprehensive and systematic analysis. The aim is to show the strengths and weaknesses of its structure and functioning from the colonial era to the present day and to identify its […]

by El Hadji Malick Sy Camara, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal With the introduction of Islam, an increasing number of households across Senegal have become familiar with the Arabic language. Indeed, Arabic is of paramount importance to the population, of which 95% is Muslim. The Arabic language appears to be highly valued among […]

by Samba Diouf, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal Education systems in countries of the Global South bear the double mark of traditional structures and of the colonizer. The model exported from Europe was certainly not introduced on virgin territory in Africa. It has always been appropriated in a unique way, both by those […]

by Mouhamed Moustapha Dieye, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal The legacy of religious leadership From early on, Senegal was a hub in the various exchanges between Europe, Africa, and America, which, to some extent, explains the openness of Senegalese people, their sense of hospitality and tolerance between Muslims and Christians. Their socio-cultural values […]