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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Education expansion in Shenzhen, China: Its interface with economic development

    Jin Xiao

    The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China was set up as a development prototype in 1980. Soon afterwards, the lack of trained manpower emerged as a major obstacle to economic development. In... More

    pp. 3-19

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  2. The transition from party/state to open democracy: The role of education

    Stephen P. Heyneman

    One common characteristic shared by the countries of the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe was the manner by which education in the party/state was expected to provide ideological ... More

    pp. 21-40

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  3. Household costs and public expenditure on primary education in five low income countries: A comparative analysis

    Santosh Mehrotra & Enrique DelaMonica

    Between 1993 and 1995 UNICEF sponsored the analysis of the cost of primary education in five countries (Burkina Faso, Bhutan, Myanmar, Uganda, and Viet Nam). Some of the results of those studies in... More

    pp. 41-61

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  4. The ‘myth of greater access’ in agrarian LDC education and science education: An alternative conceptual framework

    Barend Vlaardingerbroek

    This paper departs from the position that the ad hoc increase in access to post-elementary formal education in agrarian LDCs is a demonstrably misguided development strategy. With special reference... More

    pp. 63-71

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  5. Institutional governance of higher education in transition: A South African perspective

    Magda Fourie

    pp. 73-74

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  6. The development of distance education in iran with special reference to the planning and management of Payam-e-Noor University

    Issa Ebrahimzadeh

    p. 75

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