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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 24, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Education for all: a framework for addressing the persisting illusion for the Kenyan context

    Edith Mukudi

    The economic and sociopolitical context for implementing education for all (EFA) policy in Kenya is examined. The policy absolving households from the responsibility of paying user fees for primary... More

    pp. 231-240

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  2. Education project management in the information age: the case of the Kimberley Thusanang Project

    Stephen Harvey

    This article reports on the experiences of the Kimberley Thusanang Project (KTP). It proposes that the project’s use of a database system as a management tool represents a significant development... More

    pp. 241-254

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  3. Development of a cadre of teacher educators: some lessons from Pakistan

    Anil Khamis & Pamela Sammons

    This article is based on an educational innovation, the creation of a cadre of teacher educators, in the developing world. Professional development teachers (PDT) were trained in an in-service two-... More

    pp. 255-268

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  4. Hopes and challenges for the new civic education in Mexico: toward a democratic citizen without adjectives

    Bradley A.U. Levinson

    This paper presents the main goals and themes, as well as a critical analysis, of an ambitious new reform of Mexico’s secondary-level program for civic education. It begins with a brief historical ... More

    pp. 269-282

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  5. Factors affecting student burnout and academic achievement in multiple enrollment programs in Taiwan’s technical–vocational colleges

    Hui-Jen Yang

    Instead of the 44-year joint entrance examination held so far in Taiwan, multiple enrollment programs are a more recent policy of the Ministry of Education to reform the deficiencies of the... More

    pp. 283-301

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  6. Democracy and discipline in Ghanaian education

    Laura J. Dull

    The author assesses the 1987 educational reforms in Ghana that mandated increased emphasis on inquiry and problem-solving teaching methods in training colleges. While teaching practices were not as... More

    pp. 303-314

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  7. Necessary but not sufficient: challenges to (implicit) theories of educational change: reform in Nepal’s primary education system

    Tirth Khaniya & James H Williams

    Educational quality reforms are undertaken in hopes that students in a higher quality education system will acquire more of the curriculum. However, the authors argue, there is no necessary... More

    pp. 315-328

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