You are here:

International Journal of Educational Development

May 2016 Volume 48, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. International organizations and the future of education assistance

    Stephen P. Heyneman & Bommi Lee

    Education began to be included as a component of foreign assistance in the early 1960s as it is a principal ingredient of development. A number of multilateral and bilateral agencies were... More

    pp. 9-22

    View Abstract
  2. The effectiveness of foreign aid to education: What can be learned?

    Abby Riddell, Mokoro Ltd., United Kingdom; Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), Finland

    This article reviews what has been learned over many decades of foreign aid to education and discusses what works and what does not work. It shows the positive contribution that aid has made to... More

    pp. 23-36

    View Abstract
  3. Making aid work for education in developing countries: An analysis of aid effectiveness for primary education coverage and quality

    Kassandra Birchler, Yale University, United States; Katharina Michaelowa, University of Zurich, Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), Switzerland

    This paper examines the effect of education aid on primary enrolment and education quality. Using the most recent data on aid disbursements and econometric specifications inspired by the general... More

    pp. 37-52

    View Abstract
  4. What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries?

    Serena Masino, Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), University of Oxford, United Kingdom; Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), Finland

    We conducted a systematic review to identify policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries. Relying on a theory of change typology, we highlight... More

    pp. 53-65

    View Abstract
  5. How does classroom composition affect learning outcomes in Ugandan primary schools?

    Sam Jones

    There is widespread agreement that schooling quality should be a priority in the post-2015 education agenda, but less agreement on how quality can be enhanced in a cost effective manner. In Uganda,... More

    pp. 66-78

    View Abstract
  6. Costs, and cost-outcome of school feeding programmes and feeding programmes for young children. Evidence and recommendations

    E.A. Kristjansson, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada; A. Gelli, IFPRI, United States; V. Welch, Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Canada; T. Greenhalgh, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Baarts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, United Kingdom; S. Liberato, Nutrition Research Team, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Australia; D. Francis, Epidemiology Research Unit, University of West Indies, Jamaica; F. Espejo, World Food Program, Italy

    Our objectives for this study were to provide updated, realistic data on the costs and cost-outcomes of school feeding in Low and Middle Income Countries. We also aimed to identify factors that may... More

    pp. 79-83

    View Abstract