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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 26, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The impact of ideology on the interaction between tutors and students in the education of industrial design: A case study in Taiwan

    Hsi-Chi Hsiao & Yung-Shin Cheng

    This paper applies the concept of ideology to the field of design education. Specifically, this study explores the potential impact of ideology on the interaction between tutors and students... More

    pp. 6-23

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  2. Teaching large classes: The international evidence and a discussion of some good practice in Ugandan primary schools

    Margo C. O’Sullivan

    It seems to be accepted in educational debate that class size has a negative impact on teaching and learning. However, how much do we know about the impact that class size has on teaching and... More

    pp. 24-37

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  3. Teachers in Ghana: Issues of training, remuneration and effectiveness

    George M. Osei

    This study addresses educational reform in Ghana with reference to one of the most important potential agents of change in any system of schooling—its teachers. The empirical data on secondary... More

    pp. 38-51

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  4. The higher education system in Mexico at the threshold of change

    Gonzalo Varela

    Education in Mexico wants restructuring since the signing of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by Canada, Mexico and the United States in 1994. In higher education a new policy has... More

    pp. 52-66

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  5. Training and supporting the ‘volunteers’: Revisiting total literacy campaigns in India

    Rie Yagi

    Teacher effectiveness is one of the most important determinants of the success of adult literacy programmes. From the outset of the campaign movement, the National Literacy Mission (NLM) of the... More

    pp. 67-87

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  6. An endless desert walk: Perspectives of education from the San in Botswana

    R. Winkle Wagner

    The San tribe in Botswana has historically been oppressed as they have struggled to maintain their culture and livelihood in the face of change. This article presents a portion of a multiple case... More

    pp. 88-97

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  7. Redefining professionalism: Romanian secondary education teachers and the private tutoring system

    Simona Popa & Clementina Acedo

    This study is an attempt to outline and to account for the professional identity and practice of the Romanian teachers since the beginning of the 1990s. An increasingly austere economy as well as... More

    pp. 98-110

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  8. Reflection ‘on’ and ‘in’ teacher education in the United Arab Emirates

    M. Clarke & D. Otaky

    This article examines the uptake of reflective practice, as one of a number of educational discourses, by student teachers in a new Bachelor of Education degree in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).... More

    pp. 111-122

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