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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 22, Number 5

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. World Bank strategy in the education sector: process, product and progress

    For the World Bank — whose mandate is to work with partners to fight poverty and improve the quality of life in developing countries — education is central to the development agenda. While... More

    pp. 429-437

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  2. Education in the network age: globalisation, development and the World Bank

    C Soudien

    This article reviews the World Bank’s (1999) More

    pp. 439-450

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  3. Agent of global markets or agent of the poor? The World Bank’s education sector strategy paper

    Lynn Ilon

    This article contrasts the official, largely silent, role of the World Bank as an agent of global markets with its professed role as agent of the poor. The failure to make explicit its role as... More

    pp. 475-482

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  4. The development and operation of headteacher support groups in Kenya: a mechanism to create pockets of excellence, improve the provision of quality education and target positive changes in the community

    A. Herriot, M. Crossley, M. Juma, J. Waudo, M. Mwirotsi & A. Kamau

    The paper examines how the training of all primary school headteachers in Kenya has led to the development of headteachers support groups (HTSGs) in zones and communities. Heads have been... More

    pp. 509-526

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  5. Making distinctions: privatisation and the (un)educated girl on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

    Frances Vavrus

    This article looks at the effects of privatisation policies on girls' education in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. It begins by describing changes in economic and education policies in Tanzania... More

    pp. 527-547

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  6. Cost recovery for higher education: a study of undergraduate students’ ability and willingness to pay in the Chinese Mainland

    L Genshu

    pp. 549-550

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