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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 28, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Evaluating an improved quality preschool program in rural Bangladesh

    Anna C. Moore, Sadika Akhter & Frances E. Aboud

    An important goal of education in developing countries is to implement and improve early childhood education. A pre–post intervention–control design was used to compare a piloted-revised versus a... More

    pp. 118-131

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  2. Educational impact of a school breakfast programme in rural Peru

    Santiago Cueto & Marjorie Chinen

    In this paper, we present data from an evaluation of the educational impact of a school breakfast programme implemented in rural schools in Peru. The results showed positive effects on school... More

    pp. 132-148

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  3. Extra tuition in Southern and Eastern Africa: Coverage, growth, and linkages with pupil achievement

    Laura Paviot, Nina Heinsohn & Julia Korkman

    The phenomenon of extra tuition is witnessed in many countries and some educationalists have described it as a parallel education system. However, the incidence and impact of extra tuition have... More

    pp. 149-160

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  4. Impacts of the universal primary education policy on educational attainment and private costs in rural Uganda

    Mikiko Nishimura, Takashi Yamano & Yuichi Sasaoka

    While some governments in Sub-Saharan Africa have abolished tuition to achieve universal primary education (UPE), few studies have examined the impacts of the UPE policy beyond school enrolment.... More

    pp. 161-175

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  5. Academic achievement, pupil participation and integration of group work skills in secondary school classrooms in Trinidad and Barbados

    Anthony Layne, Vena Jules, Peter Kutnick & Clarissa Layne

    Studies have shown a positive relationship between a rise in schooling levels and economic production [World Bank, 2005. A Time to Choose: Caribbean Development in the 21st Century. World Bank,... More

    pp. 176-194

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  6. Curriculum reform in post-1990s sub-Saharan Africa

    Linda Chisholm & Ramon Leyendecker

    The article uses both primary and secondary sources to examine why learner-centredness, outcomes- and competency-based education and national qualifications frameworks were favourably received at... More

    pp. 195-205

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  7. Education and cultural change: A view from Micronesia

    Jon G. O’Neill & Dirk H.R. Spennemann

    Traditionally, transmission of cultural knowledge between generations in Micronesia was the role of family, in particular parents and grand parents. To what extent is that role still important... More

    pp. 206-217

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  8. Multigrade schooling in Turkey: An overview

    Naciye Aksoy

    This paper reviews multigrade schooling in Turkey, with an emphasis on its status in the education system, as well as the curriculum practices, teacher training and problems associated with it. It ... More

    pp. 218-228

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