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International Journal of Educational Development

November 2017 Volume 57, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. A review of literature on challenges in the development and implementation of generic competencies in higher education curriculum

    Cecilia K.Y. Chan, Emily T.Y. Fong, Lillian Y.Y. Luk & Robbie Ho

    Generic competencies development in higher education curriculum involves many unresolved issues concerning institutional and curriculum support, conceptualisation of generic competencies, teaching ... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Training abroad and technological capacity building: Analysing the role of Chinese training and scholarship programmes for Tanzanians

    Hezron Makundi, Huib Huyse & Patrick Develtere, HIVA- KU Leuven, Belgium; Benedict Mongula, IDS university of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lettice Rutashobya, University of Dar es Salaam Business School, Tanzania

    The case study in this paper examines the contribution of scholarship programmes provided by the Chinese government in improving human capital in the fields of science, technology, and innovation... More

    pp. 11-20

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  3. 40 years of educational research in Guinea-Bissau: Mapping the terrain

    Rui da Silva, Center of African Studies of the University of Porto, Portugal; Joana Oliveira, College of Education, Portugal

    A review of publications about educational research in Guinea-Bissau in the last 40 years is the subject of this paper. Published articles have permitted us to map the research terrain and produce ... More

    pp. 21-29

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  4. Precarious values in publicly funded religious schools: The effects of government-aid on the institutional character of Ugandan Catholic schools

    T.J. D’Agostino

    This qualitative case study explores the effect of government aid and related policies on the institutional character of Catholic secondary schools in Uganda. Private Catholic and government aided ... More

    pp. 30-43

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  5. “So that his mind will open”: Parental perceptions of early childhood education in urbanizing Ghana

    Sarah Kabay, New York University, United States; Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania, United States; Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University, United States

    As policy makers and practitioners work to increase access to early childhood education (ECE) and to improve the quality of existing services, it is important that the field consider the... More

    pp. 44-53

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  6. Factors influencing international student satisfaction in Korean universities

    Aye Mengistu Alemu & Jason Cordier

    Despite South Korea emerging as one of the new players in the international education market over the last decade, our knowledge of the extent of international students’ satisfaction studying in... More

    pp. 54-64

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  7. The role of university education in selecting active strategies for coping with the 2007 global crisis in 28 transitional countries

    Nazim Habibov & Alex Cheung, University of Windsor, Canada

    This study uses data from a cross-sectional survey of 28 transitional countries after the 2007 global crisis to investigate the effects of having a university education on the selection of active... More

    pp. 65-72

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  8. Attention to menstrual hygiene management in schools: An analysis of education policy documents in low- and middle-income countries

    Marni Sommer, Mailman School of Public Health, United States; Chantal Figueroa, Center for Health Services and Society, United States; Christina Kwauk, Independent Consultant, United States; Meredith Jones, Mailman School of Public Health, United States; Nora Fyles, United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative, United States

    Recent decades have seen a push for gender parity in education in low resource countries. Attention is shifting to how school environments hinder the achievement of gender equality. One effort,... More

    pp. 73-82

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