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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 26, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Lesson observation and quality in primary education as contextual teaching and learning processes

    Margo O’Sullivan

    Quality in primary education is currently high on the education agenda in developing countries. What is quality? How can we effectively measure it? How can we achieve it? How can we improve it? The... More

    pp. 246-260

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  2. Reforming elementary education in India: A menu of options

    Santosh Mehrotra

    This paper reports on findings from a large sample survey in the states of India that account for two thirds of the children out of school. It then examines the feasibility of the central... More

    pp. 261-277

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  3. Effectiveness of government's occupational skills development strategies for small- and medium-scale enterprises: A case study of Korea

    Kye Woo Lee

    In many developing countries, small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) account for a large part of national employment and income. Therefore, governments have used various strategies/policy... More

    pp. 278-294

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  4. The role of foundation programmes in science education: The UNIFY programme at the University of Limpopo, South Africa

    T.E. Mabila, S.E. Malatje, A. Addo-Bediako, M.M.M. Kazeni & S.S. Mathabatha

    Since its inception in 1992, the University of the North's,11Following the merger which took place on the 1st of January 2005, with the Medical University of South Africa (MEDUNSA) the University... More

    pp. 295-304

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  5. Understanding the complexity of preschool teaching in Hong Kong: The way forward to professionalism

    Ho Choi-wa Dora

    In Hong Kong, preschool education has been viewed either as preparation for primary education or as custodial care to suit working mothers. These ambiguous images of preschool teachers and teaching... More

    pp. 305-314

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  6. The role of genre in language syllabus design: The case of Bahrain

    Stephen Bax

    This article examines the role of genre in English language syllabus design, with reference to a project in Bahrain secondary schools. It attempts to show how, through a carefully devised and... More

    pp. 315-328

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  7. World Bank policy on education: A personal account

    George Psacharopoulos

    Based on the author's over two decades of association with the World Bank, this paper reviews the institution's policies and practice on education. It describes why education policy, as revealed by... More

    pp. 329-338

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  8. DFID experience of adult literacy

    A. Rogers

    pp. 339-346

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