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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 19, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Globalisation and the UNESCO mandate: multilateral prospects for educational development

    Phillip W Jones

    UNESCO is analysed in terms of the challenges brought to it by globalisation. In particular, the `logic' of internationalism and its expression after World War Two as functional multilateralism are... More

    pp. 17-25

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  2. Educational multilateralism in a changing world order: Unesco and the limits of the possible

    Karen Mundy

    This paper provides a critical re-valuation of Unesco's work in education over the last five decades, updating this story to include the most recent decade of crisis and reform within the... More

    pp. 27-52

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  3. UNESCO's World Education Report: its evolution, strengths and possible futures

    Seth Spaulding & Ranjan Chaudhuri

    We assess UNESCO's biennial "World Education Report." We begin with some basic background information and a discussion of the purpose of this report, its function and intended readership. We... More

    pp. 53-63

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  4. The sad story of UNESCO's education statistics

    Stephen P Heyneman

    pp. 65-74

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  5. Literacy practices and literacy policies: where has UNESCO been and where might it be going?

    Leslie J Limage

    This article traces the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'s involvement in the promotion of basic literacy and numeracy throughout its 50 years of existence.... More

    pp. 75-89

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  6. UNESCO as an organizational carrier of civics education information

    Mary Rauner

    This paper analyzes UNESCO as an institutional carrier of civics education information throughout the world. The first section of the paper presents a brief history of civics education in UNESCO,... More

    pp. 91-100

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