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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 16, Number 4

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Globalisation and education

    Frances Stewart

    This paper analyses the links between globalisation and education. The growth of the global economy has increased opportunities for those countries with good levels of education, but has made... More

    pp. 327-333

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  2. Globalisation of learning—The role of the universities in the south: With a special look at sub-Saharan Africa

    Birgit Brock-Utne

    The first part of the paper discusses the uneven distribution of resources to higher education between the North and South. It then takes up the attitude of the World Bank towards university... More

    pp. 335-346

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  3. Educational policy planning and globalisation

    R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

    These observations on policy and planning against the backdrop of globalisation are made from the perspective of a large, high population, developing country with considerable human resources and a... More

    pp. 347-353

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  4. Decentralisation of educational planning in India: The case of the district primary education programme

    N.V. Varghese

    Decentralisation of educational planning continues to be a major concern in India. The District Primary Education Programme (DPEP) is one of the recent efforts in this direction. This paper closely... More

    pp. 355-365

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  5. The costs of secondary schooling in developing countries; patterns and prospects

    Keith M. Lewin

    This research is concerned with the problems that may arise in paying for the costs of secondary school places in developing countries, which have experienced a rapid increase in primary school... More

    pp. 367-378

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  6. The globalization of learning: Paradigm or paradox?

    Anthony Sweeting

    ‘Globalization of Learning’ is one of the most recent of the buzz-words and phrases which have gained currency in educational discourse, resembling in this sense, ‘development’, ‘accountability’, ‘... More

    pp. 379-391

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  7. Concepts of globalisation and their impact upon curriculum policy-making: Rhetoric and reality — A study of Australian reform

    Paul S. Ganderton

    In last few years there has been an increasing amount of attention paid to the concept of ‘globalisation’. A precise definition has yet to emerge but there is some agreement that it involves a... More

    pp. 393-405

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  8. Globalisation and the curriculum: Proposals for the integration of education and training in South Africa

    Pam Christie

    In South Africa, the post-apartheid government has committed itself to an integrated approach to education and training. This article addresses South African policy debates, illustrating that... More

    pp. 407-416

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  9. Microenterprise: Macroeconomic environment: Revisiting Kenya's informal ( jua kali) sector against the background of the formal globalising economy

    Kenneth King

    This short paper arises from revisiting Kenya from time to time over the period 1989–1995 in order to research how its informal sector had fared over the past 25 years (King, 1996). The concerns in... More

    pp. 417-426

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  10. Globalisation and educational research: Whose context counts?

    Angela W. Little

    This paper relates contemporary educational research to processes of globalisation. While the activity of educational research is essentially cultural, its production is also economic. As global... More

    pp. 427-438

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  11. Issues and trends in qualitative research: Potential for developing countries

    Michael Crossley & Graham Vulliamy

    This article builds upon previous work carried out by the authors in the field of comparative and international education, with special reference to the implications of globalisation and... More

    pp. 439-448

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  12. The financing of secondary education in Mezam division, North West province, Cameroon: An uneasy partnership between family and state?

    Mercy Miyang Tembon

    The government of Cameroon like that of many sub-Sharan African countries is faced with dwindling public revenues and cannot provide the required finances for the education sector. Since many other... More

    p. 449

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