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International Journal of Educational Development

September 2014 Volume 38, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Education and social change in post-conflict and post-disaster Aceh, Indonesia

    Ritesh Shah, School of Critical Studies in Education, University of Auckland, Faculty of Education, New Zealand; Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam, AISSR

    The paper analyses the context in which education in Aceh acts strategically to advance an agenda of social transformation. Applying a cultural, political economy analytical framework, it... More

    pp. 2-12

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  2. Are we using Friedman's roadmap? A comparative analysis of stimuli of private school enrolments in post-Soviet countries

    Maia Chankseliani

    There have been extensive scholarly debates on the role the private sector in the provision of schooling across the world. The former Soviet states have been largely excluded from these debates.... More

    pp. 13-21

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  3. Children's cognitive ability, schooling and work: Evidence from Ethiopia

    Seife Dendir

    I investigate the relationship between children's cognitive ability and parental investment using a rich dataset on a cohort of children from Ethiopia. The data come from Young Lives, a long-term... More

    pp. 22-36

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  4. Dissecting the teacher monolith: Experiences of beginning basic school teachers in Zambia

    Matthew A.M. Thomas, Department of Educational Studies, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, United States; Carolyn M. Thomas, Educational Foundations Department, Millersville University, United States; Elisabeth E. Lefebvre, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, University of Minnesota, United States

    This article explores the multifaceted experiences of beginning basic school teachers in Southern Province, Zambia, through a qualitative study comprised of interviews with 35 basic school teachers... More

    pp. 37-46

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  5. The poverty trap of education: Education–poverty connections in Western China

    Huafeng Zhang

    Traditional studies of development and education focus either on the benefits of education for lifting the poor out of poverty, or on the vicious circle created when poor cannot afford education.... More

    pp. 47-58

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  6. English language teaching and whole school professional development in Tanzania

    Dominic Wyse, Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom; Ciaran Sugrue, University College Dublin, Ireland; Alicia Fentiman & Seonghye Moon, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    This paper reports a two-year in-depth qualitative enquiry into English language teaching in a typical primary school in an economically disadvantaged ward of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The research ... More

    pp. 59-68

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  7. International development, disability, and education: Towards a capabilities-focused discourse and praxis

    Guy Le Fanu, Sightsavers, Oakfield House, 35 Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, United Kingdom

    This exploratory study seeks to identify ways in which the international development community (IDC) can contribute to improved educational provision for young people with disabilities in low... More

    pp. 69-79

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  8. Community school programmes in Latin America: Imagining the long-term impact of developing pupils’ agency

    Marta Cristina Azaola

    Community school programmes in Latin America have received relatively little consideration when compared to the amount of research conducted on popular education in the region. This paper revises... More

    pp. 80-86

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  9. Remedial teaching in Indian under-resourced communities: Professional development of para-teachers

    Harini Raval, Susan Mckenney & Jules Pieters

    This paper presents a summative evaluation of a professional development program for para-teachers within an Indian NGO. The program aimed to support para-teachers in well-structured learner... More

    pp. 87-93

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