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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 15, Number 3

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Multilingualism, education and politics in Latin America

    Jane Freeland & Rosaleen Howard-Malverde

    pp. 205-207

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  2. Language policies in multi-ethnic Latin America and the role of education and literacy programmes in the construction of national identity

    Clare Mar-Molinero

    This paper will examine the legacy of Spanish colonialism in the language configuration of Latin America. It will show how this area is inevitably dominated by Spanish-speaking, eurocentric élites,... More

    pp. 209-219

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  3. Language policy towards ethnic minorities in Northern Norway and on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua

    Arja Koskinen

    The development of language policy in Norway and Nicaragua is here compared by means of a linguicism continuum. Historically, there is no significant difference in the treatment of the minorities. ... More

    pp. 221-230

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  4. The school in the Quechua and Aymara communities of highland Bolivia

    Rosaleen Howard-Malverde & Andrew Canessa

    Drawing on field research, this paper examines the inherently ambiguous position of the teacher and the school in Quechua- and Aymara-speaking communities of highland Bolivia. The traditional... More

    pp. 231-243

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  5. “Why go to school to learn miskitu?”: Changing constructs of bilingualism, education and literacy among the Miskitu of Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast

    Jane Freeland

    The Miskitu Indians of Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast have been the object of various efforts to educate them, based on different ideological assumptions, especially as to their linguistic needs. This ... More

    pp. 245-261

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  6. Beliefs about literacy in a Brazilian community

    Izabel Magalhäes

    The purpose of this paper is to examine beliefs about literacy vis-à-vis power relations among members of the community of Paranoa, on the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil. It was found that community... More

    pp. 263-276

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  7. The missionary presence in literacy campaigns in the indigenous languages of Latin America (1939–1952)

    Maria Cändida Barros

    pp. 277-287

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  8. Ghanaian education as seen from an Accra suburb

    Margaret Peil

    Ghana has been a leader in African education, but economic problems in the 1970s and 1980s led to declining attendance and low teacher morale. In response to a Structural Adjustment Program, in... More

    pp. 289-305

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  9. Literacy links: Issues in the relationship between early childhood development, health, women, families, and literacy

    Laurel D. Puchner

    The goal of this paper is to review some of what is known about relationships between literacy, early childhood development, families, and women's issues, and to explore how best to capitalize on... More

    pp. 307-319

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  10. Educating all for positive peace: Education for positive peace or oppression?

    Birgit Brock-Utne

    The absence of indirect or structural violence is termed positive peace. In this paper the author attempts to apply the concept of positive peace to the concept of education for all, the way this... More

    pp. 321-331

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  11. Teacher education in Oman: Selection and training of primary school teachers

    Talib Al-Salmi

    p. 333

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