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International Journal of Educational Development

January 2019 Volume 64, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Zambia’s school re-entry policy for adolescent mothers: Examining impacts beyond re-enrollment

    Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski, Florida State University, United States; Margaret Henning, Keene State University, United States; Joseph Zulu & Beatrice Matafwali, University of Zambia, Zambia

    The persistently high rate of adolescent pregnancy, particularly among poor girls and in rural areas, is one of the reasons that universal secondary school completion remains elusive in Zambia. We ... More

    pp. 1-7

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  2. Sustaining learner participation and progression through networked schooling: A systemic approach for Mobile Out of School Children

    Caroline Dyer, POLIS/Centre for Global Development, United Kingdom; Emily Echessa, Save the Children, United Kingdom

    Despite repeated calls for education systems to respond flexibly to enable all children to participate in formal education, limited progress has been made for those we term Mobile Out of School... More

    pp. 8-16

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  3. Shifting the perspective on community-based management of education: From systems theory to social capital and community empowerment

    D. Brent Edwards

    The present paper is both a critical analysis of an example of community-based management of education (CBM) and a call for a shift in perspective related to how we think about CBM, particularly in... More

    pp. 17-26

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  4. Do more educated neighbourhoods experience less property crime? Evidence from Indonesia

    Hieu T.M. Nguyen

    This paper identifies the causal effect of education on property crime at the district level in Indonesia during the period 2007–2012. Endogeneity issues are addressed by using techniques of... More

    pp. 27-37

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  5. Syrian higher education during conflict: Survival, protection, and regime security

    Sansom Milton

    After more than seven years of conflict, Syrian higher education continues to function. This observation defies expectations that higher education suffers more than other educational levels during ... More

    pp. 38-47

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  6. Building dreams: The short-term impacts of a conditional cash transfer program on aspirations for higher education

    Sandra García & Arturo Harker, School of Government, Colombia; Jorge Cuartas, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States

    This paper analyses the short-term impacts of a large scale conditional cash transfer program on educational aspirations in poor households. Using data from the impact evaluation of the Colombian... More

    pp. 48-57

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  7. Mapping new philanthropy and the heterarchical state: The Mobilization for the National Learning Standards in Brazil

    Marina Avelar & Stephen J. Ball

    In this paper we focus on one specific case to explore how networks of governance and concomitant processes of "heterarchization” operate in practice in education. We analyse the relationship... More

    pp. 65-73

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  8. The network of bilateral aid to education 2005–2015

    Robin Shields, University of Bath, United Kingdom; Francine Menashy, University of Massachusetts, United States

    Rooted in the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid effectiveness, contemporary discourses on bilateral aid emphasize partnership, coordination, and allocation of aid according to recipients’ need. While... More

    pp. 74-80

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  9. Manufacturing an illusory consensus? A bibliometric analysis of the international debate on education privatisation

    Antoni Verger & Clara Fontdevila, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Ruarri Rogan, Fordham Law, United States; Thomas Gurney, Elsevier

    As one of the most polarised areas in education research, the education privatisation debate generates opportunities for knowledge-brokers to promote their preferred policy alternatives. Based on... More

    pp. 81-95

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  10. Knowledge counts: Influential actors in the education for all global monitoring report knowledge network

    Robyn Read

    This paper uses bibliometric methods to examine the knowledge network underpinning the Education for All initiative. Specifically, through an analysis of the references listed in the Education for ... More

    pp. 96-105

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