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Journal of Education and Research

Aug 15, 2014 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Good Practices in Pursuit of Sustainable Rural Transformation

    Sarit Rabinowicz & Vinayagum Chinapah

    Responding to the world’s instability in the economy, society, and in theenvironment, initiatives such as the EFA goals and MDGs acknowledge that thedeveloping world is in crisis. For the rural... More

    pp. 7-23

  2. Theorizing Rural Transformation Through Bourdieuian Lenses: Trumping Dominant Models With Sustainable Indigenous Practices

    Joseph Agbenyega

    Education for rural transformation requires a critical analysis and appraisal ofpolicies and education programmes, and skills development that can lead to thecreation of sustainable jobs for rural ... More

    pp. 24-38

  3. Explaining the Low Primary School Performance in the Rural District of Black River, Mauritius: A Teacher’s Perspective

    Perienen Appavoo

    Pass rates at the end of primary schooling for the rural district of Black River arealarming as they have remained at a low level over many years. This researchseeks to explain the situation from a... More

    pp. 39-53

  4. Education for Rural Transformation in Thailand: Perspectives on Policies and Practices

    Harbans Bhola

    To engage meaningfully on the subject of “Education for Rural Transformation,”it is essential first to understand the concept of the “Rural Condition” as well as of“Education” -- which is... More

    pp. 54-71

  5. ERT Challenges in the Post-2015 Era1

    Manzoor Ahmed

    This paper provides a background to the on-going discourse on post-2015 globaldevelopment agenda. It mentions key points from the UN Secretary General’s reporton MDG progress and the process of... More

    pp. 72-86

  6. Education for Rural Transformation: The Role of Community Learning Centers in Nepal

    Tanka Sharma

    The main purpose of this paper is to document the potential contributions of thecommunity learning centers in the process of rural transformation and explorehow formal, non-formal and informal... More

    pp. 87-101

  7. Realizing the Existence of Multiple Forms of Knowledge: A Strategy Towards Seeing Education for Rural Transformation

    Mahesh Parajuli

    Education in Nepal is very structured and focused towards enhancing cognitiveknowledge of students. Though Nepali policy documents often emphasizeeducation as a means for development and social... More

    pp. 102-117