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International Journal of Educational Development

January 2002 Volume 22, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Towards effective environmental education in Ethiopia: problems and prospects in responding to the environment—poverty challenge

    S. Bekalo & C. Bangay

    Whether talking to local farmers or studying academic papers there is general agreement that environmental degradation is impacting upon agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. In a country, where... More

    pp. 35-46

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  2. Open Source as appropriate technology for global education

    Patrick Carmichael & Leslie Honour

    Economic arguments for the adoption of ‘open source’ software in business have been widely discussed. In this paper we draw on personal experience in the UK, South Africa and Southeast Asia to... More

    pp. 47-53

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  3. Peer coaching as part of a professional development program for science teachers in Botswana

    Annette Thijs & Ellen van den Berg

    This paper discusses the findings of a study into the potentials of peer coaching as part of a professional development program, consisting of an in-service course and exemplary curriculum... More

    pp. 55-68

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  4. Towards new partnerships in sector-wide approaches: comparative experiences from Burkina Faso, Ghana and Mozambique

    Lene Buchert

    Partnership and sector-wide approaches have become common denominators for success in educational development. It is, however, far easier to agree on the rhetoric than to implement the underlying... More

    pp. 69-84

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  5. Adoption of Knowledge Management by the Sri Lankan University librarians in the light of the National Policy on University Education

    Pradeepa Wijetunge

    This paper discusses the concept of knowledge and provides a definition of Knowledge Management. It also gives an insight into the Sri Lankan University context and the background which required... More

    pp. 85-94

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