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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 27, Number 5

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Learning through a familiar language versus learning through a foreign language—A look into some secondary school classrooms in Tanzania

    Birgit Brock-Utne

    This article builds on 30h of observations made in classrooms in secondary schools in Tanzania in the fall of 2004. The article presents an empirical study using an experimental group that was... More

    pp. 487-498

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  2. Gender, sexuality and schooling: Everyday life in junior secondary schools in Botswana and Ghana

    Máiréad Dunne

    In this paper, the focus is upon daily school practices in Junior Secondary Schools in Ghana and Botswana. The data from 12 ethnographic case studies have been used to explore how the institution... More

    pp. 499-511

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  3. Working children and educational inclusion in Yemen

    Caroline Dyer

    The Republic of Yemen has a very high number of working children, employed in a variety of occupations, ranging from street vending to guards on farms, and domestic labour. Including these children... More

    pp. 512-524

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  4. The role of UK qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: A comparative evaluation

    J. Evans & A.W. Little

    This paper is based on research on the role of UK qualifications suppliers in providing qualifications and accreditation in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in the context of rather different engagements... More

    pp. 525-541

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  5. Context or key? Language in four adult learning programmes

    Clinton Robinson

    Context is a key factor in dedigning and delivering adult learning programmes, and in multilingual environments the choice of language plays a decisive role. Four programmes, two in Asia (Bhutan... More

    pp. 542-551

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  6. Local community perspectives and language of education in sub-Saharan African communities

    Barbara Trudell

    The use of local languages in formal education is a widely debated educational strategy in sub-Saharan Africa. National-level policies abound which permit mother-tongue instruction in primary... More

    pp. 552-563

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  7. A tracer study of Lebanese upper secondary school students

    Barend Vlaardingerbroek, Kamel Dallal, George Rizkallah & Jihan Rabah

    This paper presents data arising from a tracer study of 90 terminating Beirut upper secondary school students. Nearly all the students intended to transit to university, about half of them to... More

    pp. 564-571

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  8. Investigating educational change: The Aga Khan University Institute for educational development teacher education for school improvement model

    Anil Khamis & Pamela Sammons

    This article continues the analyses of the impact of an innovative teacher education programme aimed at school improvement in a developing country context (A. Khamis, P. Sammons, 2004. The... More

    pp. 572-580

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  9. A framework for revitalisation of rural education and training systems in sub-Saharan Africa: Strengthening the human resource base for food security and sustainable livelihoods

    Ian Wallace

    Recent studies of the current state of rural education and training (RET) systems in sub-Saharan Africa have assessed their ability to provide for the learning needs essential for more... More

    pp. 581-590

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