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International Journal of Educational Development

July 2013 Volume 33, Number 4

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Exploring principal capacity to lead reform of teaching and learning quality in Thailand

    Philip Hallinger & Moosung Lee

    In 1999 Thailand passed an ambitious national educational law that paved the way for major reforms in teaching, learning and school management. Despite the ambitious vision of reform embedded in... More

    pp. 305-315

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  2. A qualitative study of the current transformation to rural village early childhood in China: Retrospect and prospect

    Bi Ying Hu & Sherron Killingsworth Roberts

    By far, literature regarding Chinese early childhood education and care (ECEC) has primarily focused on Youeryuan in urban settings. Youeryuan is the everyday Chinese term used for ECEC programs... More

    pp. 316-324

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  3. Parental choice of schooling, learning processes and inter-ethnic friendship patterns: The case of Malay students in Chinese primary schools in Malaysia

    Tan Yao Sua, Kamarudin Ngah & Sezali Md. Darit

    This study surveys 200 Malay students enrolled in three Chinese primary schools in relation to three issues, i.e., parental choice of schooling, learning processes and inter-ethnic friendship... More

    pp. 325-336

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  4. The British educational policy for the indigenous community in Malaya 1870–1957: Dualistic structure, colonial interests and Malay radical nationalism

    Tan Yao Sua

    This paper examines the educational policy implemented by the British for the Malays, the indigenous community of Malaya. Underpinned by the policy of divide and rule, the British implemented a... More

    pp. 337-347

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  5. Factors that prevent children from gaining access to schooling: A study of Delhi slum households

    Yuko Tsujita

    This paper examines the factors that prevent slum children aged 5–14 from gaining access to schooling in light of the worsening urban poverty and sizable increase in rural-to-urban migration. Bias ... More

    pp. 348-357

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  6. Does private school competition improve public school performance? The case of Nepal

    Amrit Thapa

    Using data from the survey of the Ministry of Education, Nepal-2005 for school leaving certificate (SLC) exam, this paper attempts to estimate the impact of private school competition on public... More

    pp. 358-366

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  7. The labor market outcomes of two forms of cross-border higher education degree programs between Malaysia and Japan

    Yoshiko Koda & Takako Yuki

    This paper examines the labor market outcomes of two different forms of cross-border higher education degree programs (i.e., study abroad vs. twinning) between Malaysia and Japan. Based on a new... More

    pp. 367-379

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  8. Higher levels of education for higher private returns: New evidence from Malaysia

    Husaina Banu Kenayathulla

    This study provides new and more accurate information about private rates of return to education (RORE) in Malaysia. Most of the prior studies on RORE have not addressed selectivity bias, and those... More

    pp. 380-393

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  9. Context and history: Using a capabilities-based social justice perspective to explore three generations of western Turkish female teachers’ lives

    Firdevs Melis Cin & Melanie Walker

    The purpose of this paper is to understand historically and contextually the well-being and agency of selected female teachers in Turkey. The paper develops a justice model based on the capability ... More

    pp. 394-404

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  10. WITHDRAWN: Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China, G.G. Liu, S. Zhang, Z. Zhang (Eds.), World Scientific Publishing Co. (2010). 424 pp., US$135/£93, ISBN: 978-981-281-441-8

    Li Fengliang

    The Publisher regrets that this article is an accidental duplication of an article that has already been published in Int. J. Educ. Dev. 32 (2012) 615–616, More

    pp. 405-406

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