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International Journal of Educational Development

March 2016 Volume 47, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Merit matters: Student perceptions of faculty quality and reward

    Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

    This empirical research explores a role that the quality of teaching and students’ competence play in shaping students’ views about the upward mobility opportunities in their higher education... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. Measuring the relative pay of school teachers in Latin America 1997–2007

    Alejandra Mizala, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad de Chile, Chile; Hugo Ñopo, Inter-American Development Bank, Education Division, United States

    How much are teachers paid in comparison to those in other professions in Latin America? How have these differences evolved in recent years? Is teachers’ underpayment more pronounced in certain... More

    pp. 20-32

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  3. Why do some school-based management reforms survive while others are reversed? The cases of Honduras and Guatemala

    Alejandro J. Ganimian

    In the 1990s, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras enacted school-based management (SBM) reforms that allowed communities to make key decisions about their schools that were previously... More

    pp. 33-46

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  4. Public–private partnerships in education: An analysis with special reference to Indian school education system

    Jayanti Kumari

    Government of India is willing to achieve universality of education but the limiting factor is the financial resources at the disposal of the government. Indian Ministry of Human Resource... More

    pp. 47-53

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  5. Towards a conceptual framework for developing capabilities of ‘new’ types of students participating in higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Peace Buhwamatsiko Tumuheki, Department of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University, Uganda; Jacques Zeelen, Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen; George Ladaah Openjuru, Gulu University, Uganda

    Building on the participation model of Schuetze and Slowey, this study contributes to the public discourse on theoretical considerations for guidance of empirical research on participation of non... More

    pp. 54-62

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  6. The indigenous achievement gap in Mexico: The role of teacher policy under intercultural bilingual education

    Lucrecia Santibañez

    The vast majority of Mexico's indigenous students attend intercultural bilingual education (IBE) schools. They consistently underperform relative to their non-indigenous peers. The paper uses new... More

    pp. 63-75

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  7. Supply and demand restrictions to education in conflict-affected countries: New research and future agendas

    Patricia Justino

    This paper reviews an emerging body of micro-level research on the impact of violent conflict on child educational outcomes, with the aim of identifying key supply- and demand-side bottlenecks that... More

    pp. 76-85

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  8. Class-time utilization in business schools in Tunisia

    Omar Ben-Ayed, College of Business and Economics, Qatar University, Qatar; Hedia Lahmar & Raoudha Kammoun, College of Economics and Management (FSEGS), University of Sfax, Tunisia

    Tunisian Universities, like many other universities in the developing countries, do not adopt any textbooks and rather rely on classrooms as the main learning resource for the students. This study ... More

    pp. 86-96

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