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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 18, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. An interesting absence: the gendered study of language and linguistic diversity in Latin America

    Jane Freeland

    This paper surveys sociolinguistic research into language and gender in Latin America, and identifies a gap specifically in the area of gendered language use in interpersonal interaction. It also... More

    pp. 161-179

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  2. `Grasping awareness': mother-tongue literacy for Quechua speaking women in Northern Potosı́, Bolivia

    Rosaleen Howard-Malverde

    This paper examines cultural and linguistic issues arising from the design and implementation of a mother-tongue adult literacy programme that targets Quechua-speaking women in highland Bolivia,... More

    pp. 181-196

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  3. Towards an intercultural participatory approach to learning for the Harakmbut

    Sheila Aikman

    The paper examines participatory intercultural adult education in the context of an integrated development project in the Peruvian Amazon. It considers `participation' and `interculturalism' and... More

    pp. 197-206

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  4. Constructing educational consensus: international development professionals and the world conference on education for all

    Colette Chabbott

    Since the end of World War II, a distinct community of organizations has emerged in high-income countries to promote `development' in the low-income countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.... More

    pp. 207-218

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  5. Action research in West African schools: problems and prospects

    John Pryor

    This paper investigates the claims of action research as an appropriate research methodology for investigating West African education. It suggests that since action research is sensitive to context... More

    pp. 219-228

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  6. Teachers' Resource Centres in Southern Africa; an investigation into local autonomy and educational change

    WIM H.M.L. Hoppers

    During the last two decades the concept of Teachers' Resource Centres (TRCs) has become widely accepted across Southern Africa as an essential ingredient of a professional support structure for... More

    pp. 229-246

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  7. Markets, equity and democracy — structural adjustment and the tensions of educational change in South Africa

    Clive Harber

    In 1994 South Africa embarked on a process of major reform of an education system that had existed to support and maintain apartheid. Two of the key principles behind these reforms were greater... More

    pp. 247-254

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  8. Merging of the public and private boundary: education and the market place in China

    Ka-ho Mok & King-yee Wat

    This paper examines the ways in which the flourishing of the market economy has affected educational development in mainland China. Unlike the Mao era when educational development was entirely... More

    pp. 255-267

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