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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 22, Number 6

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Re-visioning from the inside: getting under the skin of the World Bank’s Education Sector Strategy

    A. Hickling-Hudson

    This paper uses the device of imagining Education personnel at the World Bank engaging in study and discussion that causes them to rethink their 1999 Education Sector Strategy document. The Bank’s ... More

    pp. 565-577

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  2. Legislation, education reform and social transformation: the People's Republic of China's experience

    Wing-Wah Law

    With special reference to the People's Republic of China (PRC), this paper examines relationships between law, education reform and social transformation that have been under-researched. The... More

    pp. 579-602

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  3. Mathematical literacy of school leaving pupils in South Africa

    S. Howie & T. Plomp

    This paper discusses some results of South African (SA) grade 12 pupils on an international test of mathematical literacy, administered in the framework of the Third International Mathematics and... More

    pp. 603-615

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  4. An ambiguous, contested terrain: governance models for a new South African education system

    Everard Weber

    This paper reviews the development of education governance in South Africa during the 1990s. It outlines ambiguities within and between competing policies, tracing the historical trajectory and... More

    pp. 617-635

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  5. The value and feasibility of evaluation research on teacher development: contrasting experiences in Sri Lanka and Mexico

    M.T. Tatto

    This article discusses the value and feasibility of carrying out evaluation research on teacher development and uses as points of reference the author's experiences in two countries, Sri Lanka and ... More

    pp. 637-657

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  6. Facilitating teachers' professional growth through their involvement in creating context-based materials in science

    June M George & Fred Lubben

    This paper traces the professional growth of science teachers in Trinidad and Tobago through their involvement in the production of context-based resource materials relevant to the lives of their... More

    pp. 659-672

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  7. Reconceptualising educational assessment in South Africa — testing times for teachers

    John Pryor & Cassius Lubisi

    This paper explores some of the problems arising when Continuous Assessment (CA) is grafted onto established pedagogic practices. It focuses on three issues: teachers' restricted understandings of ... More

    pp. 673-686

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  8. Whose money? Whose Education system

    p. 687

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