Search results for author:"Bjorn Harald Nordtveit"
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Development as a complex process of change: Conception and analysis of projects, programs and policies
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 30, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 110–117
Development is often understood as a linear process of change towards Western modernity, a vision that is challenged by this paper, arguing that development efforts should rather be connected to the local stakeholders’ sense of their own development....
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 29, No. 2 pp. 157–165
This article examines Western and Chinese discourses of education, sustainable growth and development. Education is increasingly considered as a means to fuel economic growth, especially since the 1980s, when conservative economic values became...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 28, No. 4 (July 2008) pp. 405–418
This paper argues that many internationally financed literacy programs do not sufficiently take into consideration important daily life issues of the learners, including nutritional deficiencies that may hinder learning, or of children–parent...
Disaster, civil society and education in China: A case study of an independent non-government organization working in the aftermath of the Wenchuan earthquake
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 32, No. 4 (July 2012) pp. 600–607
In May 2008 nearly 90,000 people died in the most powerful earthquake in modern Chinese history. Many were students killed in substandard schools, creating a sensitive disaster zone inside a nation whose civil society organizations are beginning to...