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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 30, Number 2

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Distinction, integration and identity: Motivations for local language literacy in Senegalese communities

    Barbara Trudell & Anthony R. Klaas

    Successful adult literacy and basic education programs are notoriously difficult to achieve. One reason for this has to do with how the question, “literacy for what?” is answered for a given... More

    pp. 121-129

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  2. The Moroccan educational context: Evolving multilingualism

    Mayra C. Daniel & Alexis Ball

    This article begins an investigation of the educational system of Morocco and its context of language diversity. It examines the Moroccan cultural environment and the ways the multilingualism and... More

    pp. 130-135

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  3. Changing discourses: Literacy and development in Nepal

    Anna Robinson-Pant

    Literacy policy and programming in developing countries continues to be influenced by the assumption that without literacy, an adult is unable to function on an equal basis in society and that an... More

    pp. 136-144

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  4. Classroom interaction: Potential or problem? The case of Karagwe

    Åsa Wedin

    This paper discusses interactional patterns in classrooms in primary school in rural Tanzania, based on an ethnographic study on literacy practices. The paper argues that the official policy of... More

    pp. 145-150

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  5. Curriculum change in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on the new thematic curriculum

    Hulya Kosar Altinyelken

    Based on a fieldwork study, this article seeks to investigate the implementation of ‘thematic curriculum’ in Uganda from the perspectives of teachers. The article shows that although the majority... More

    pp. 151-161

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  6. Managing teaching and learning in South African schools

    Tony Bush, Rika Joubert, Edith Kiggundu & Jean van Rooyen

    This paper examines the significance of leadership and management in enhancing classroom practice and improving learner outcomes in two provinces of South Africa. It is increasingly recognised,... More

    pp. 162-168

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  7. Educational production and the distribution of teachers in Uruguay

    Thomas F. Luschei & Martin Carnoy

    In this paper we discuss results from an analysis of a large dataset that includes virtually all sixth-grade students in Uruguay in 1996. We analyze the relationship between teacher attributes and ... More

    pp. 169-181

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  8. Unpacking the inequality among Turkish schools: Findings from PISA 2006

    Cengiz Alacacı & Ayhan Kürşat Erbaş

    The study investigates the effects of certain school characteristics on students’ mathematics performances in Turkey in the PISA 2006 while controlling for family background and demographic... More

    pp. 182-192

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  9. Expanding educational access in Eastern Turkey: A new initiative

    John O’Dwyer, Necmi Aksit & Margaret Sands

    The Eastern Anatolian project extends opportunity and access to quality education. The study examines the selection and learning systems adopted within the framework of gender equity, family... More

    pp. 193-203

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  10. Education and poverty in the global development agenda: Emergence, evolution and consolidation

    Aina Tarabini

    The objective of this paper is to analyse the role of education and poverty in the current global development agenda. It intends to analyse the emergence, evolution and consolidation of a global... More

    pp. 204-212

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  11. Intention of students in less developed cities in China to opt for undergraduate education abroad: Does this vary as their perceptions of the attractions of overseas study change?

    Fan-sing Hung

    This study is based on a survey in 2007 of 12,961 senior secondary final year students in seven major cities in China, and shows that students in less developed cities manifest a stronger intention... More

    pp. 213-223

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