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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 30, Number 5

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The new geopolitics of educational aid: From Cold Wars to Holy Wars?

    Mario Novelli

    The paper explores shifts in the nature, volume, trajectory and content of aid to education in the wake of post-9/11 Western preoccupations with the rise of Islamic radicalism. The paper develops a... More

    pp. 453-459

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  2. Private foundations, philanthropy, and partnership in education and development: mapping the terrain

    Prachi Srivastava & Su-Ann Oh

    There has been increasing interest on the role of private foundations in education finance and delivery. We argue that this is due to a macro-policy context of stagnating levels of official... More

    pp. 460-471

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  3. Donor financing of basic education: Opportunities and constraints

    Liesbet Steer & Cecilie Wathne

    Much progress has been made in improving access to basic education in recent years, but international support has been less than promised and the ‘funding gap’ to achieve universal primary... More

    pp. 472-480

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  4. Aid effectiveness, transaction costs and conditionality in the education sector

    Richard Ashford & Shampa Biswas

    The reduction of transaction costs is a commonly mentioned yet rarely elaborated goal for aid effectiveness in educational development. The casual use of the concept of transaction costs conceals... More

    pp. 481-487

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  5. China's cooperation in education and training with Kenya: A different model?

    Kenneth King

    This is the first detailed study of the character and particularity of China's rapidly growing education and training cooperation with Kenya. Set against the 50-year history of Kenya's engagement... More

    pp. 488-496

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  6. The impact of aid on education policy in India

    Christopher Colclough & Anuradha De

    In the early 1990s, large numbers of children in India remained out of school. International commitments to achieve education for all (EFA) globally meant that India was an important case for... More

    pp. 497-507

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  7. New partnerships and education policy in Asia and the Pacific

    Elizabeth Cassity

    Forming more effective partnerships with national governments in the Asia-Pacific region has been an important policy focus for the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) since... More

    pp. 508-517

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  8. A laboratory for education reform or a battlefield of donor intervention?: Local debates on primary education and the New Study Programmes in Benin

    Sarah Fichtner

    This article deals with the politics of aid partnerships in the education sector of Benin following an anthropological policy research approach based on empirical data. I present local debates on... More

    pp. 518-524

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  9. Beyond aid effectiveness: The development of the South African further education and training college sector, 1994–2009

    Simon McGrath

    The current dominant account of aid to education focuses on schooling and official development assistance and talks in terms of policy work, donor harmonisation and, increasingly, budgetary support... More

    pp. 525-534

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