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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 16, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Priorities and strategies for education — A world bank review: The process and the key messages

    Nicholas Burnett

    This paper reviews the reasons for the 1995 World Bank sector review "Priorities and Strategies for Education," and describes the consultative process followed in its preparation. Despite enormous ... More

    pp. 215-220

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  2. Banking on education and the uses of research. A critique of: World Bank priorities and strategies for education

    Jon Lauglo

    A critique is given of the World Bank's 1995 policy review on education, especially these aspects: its assumptions about the benefits of schooling, the way it deals with basic schooling and basic... More

    pp. 221-233

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  3. Using and abusing rates of return: A critique of the world bank's 1995 education sector review

    Paul Bennell

    The World Bank's 1995 Education Sector Review relies very heavily on conventional rates of return to education (RORE) analysis in support of three (out of a total of six) key recommendations. This ... More

    pp. 235-248

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  4. Which priorities and strategies for education?

    Joel Samoff

    Marvelously complex, education affects us all. Nearly everyone has advice to offer on education, perhaps the most contested of public policies. Still, none of us, novice or professional, is quite... More

    pp. 249-271

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  5. Response to critiques of priorities and strategies for education: A World Bank review

    Nicholas Burnett & Harry Anthony Patrinos

    pp. 273-276

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  6. Designing educational policy: A mini-primer on values, theories and tools

    George Psacharopoulos

    The paper attempts to clarify the many issues and critiques that have been raised on the occasion of the World Bank's 1995 Education Sector Review, using the example of a country official having to... More

    pp. 277-279

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  7. Five years gone: A case study of education policy implementation in the transition to democracy in South Africa

    Michael J. Kahn

    This paper marks the fifth anniversary of the unbanning of various liberation movements in South Africa. A new form of power-sharing is embodied in the Government of National Unity. The paper... More

    pp. 281-289

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  8. Bilingual education and student performance in Guatemala

    Kjell I. Enge & Ray Chesterfield

    Bilingual education is often seen as one means of improving the educational attainment of indigenous children in developing countries. This paper presents the results of an evaluation of the... More

    pp. 291-302

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  9. An evaluation of a module in problem-based learning

    Elizabeth De Lowerntal

    As a result of a variety of pressures on the existing medical curriculum, the Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, South Africa, introduced an experimental module in Problem-Based Learning.... More

    pp. 303-307

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  10. Impact of an outdoor educational strategy on teacher profile in environmental education

    Olusda A. Adara

    A combination of teaching techniques and a Social Environmental Education model, which together reflected an outdoor educational strategy, was employed at the Yankari National Park in Nigeria in... More

    pp. 309-317

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