You are here:

International Journal of Educational Development

January 2011 Volume 31, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Social justice, capabilities and the quality of education in low income countries

    Leon Tikly & Angeline M. Barrett

    The paper sets out a theoretical approach for understanding the quality of education in low income countries from a social justice perspective. The paper outlines and critiques the two dominant... More

    pp. 3-14

    View Abstract
  2. Educational and indigenous justice in Africa

    Sheila Aikman

    This article examines the way in which some of the most discriminated against, disadvantaged and marginalised groups on the African continent, are re-defining education through strategies aimed at ... More

    pp. 15-22

    View Abstract
  3. Capabilities for learning to read: An investigation of social and economic effects for Grade 6 learners in Southern and East Africa

    Michèle Smith & Angeline M. Barrett

    This paper considers what multilevel modelling approaches to analysing large scale cross-national surveys of education quality can tell us about the capabilities that support primary school... More

    pp. 23-36

    View Abstract
  4. Introducing ICT into schools in Rwanda: Educational challenges and opportunities

    Jolly Rubagiza, Edmond Were & Rosamund Sutherland

    The Rwandan government views Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a key tool for transforming the economy, with the education sector playing an important role in developing the... More

    pp. 37-43

    View Abstract
  5. Equality or equity: Gender awareness issues in secondary schools in Pakistan

    Anjum Halai

    This paper focuses on gender awareness issues as a dimension of addressing the wider issue of the quality of education in Pakistan from the perspective of social justice. In Pakistan classrooms,... More

    pp. 44-49

    View Abstract
  6. Inclusion in education: A step towards social justice

    Filiz Polat

    This article discusses the theoretical relationships between inclusion in education and social justice. It draws on Martha Nussbaum's use of the capability approach is given as one of the few... More

    pp. 50-58

    View Abstract
  7. School building design for feeding programmes and community outreach: Insights from Ghana and South Africa

    Ola Uduku

    This article investigates how school building design can support primary school feeding programmes in low- and middle-income countries. Furthermore it argues for schools to become community ... More

    pp. 59-66

    View Abstract
  8. School leadership and social justice: Evidence from Ghana and Tanzania

    R. Bosu, A. Dare, H. Dachi & M. Fertig

    Headteachers working under conditions of severe hardship in Africa face tremendous challenges, often exacerbated by a sense of hopelessness and lack of agency to effect improvements within their... More

    pp. 67-77

    View Abstract
  9. A three-tier citizenship: Can the state in Tanzania guarantee linguistic human rights?

    Casmir M. Rubagumya, Oksana Afitska, John Clegg & Patrick Kiliku

    This paper explores how the concept of linguistic citizenship can be applied to the Tanzanian situation in terms of the delivery of bilingual education as well as addressing issues of equity and... More

    pp. 78-85

    View Abstract
  10. A roadblock to social justice? An analysis and critique of the South African education Roadmap

    Leon Tikly

    The article provides an analysis and critique of contemporary debates concerning the quality of education in South Africa from a social justice perspective. In particular the article focuses on the... More

    pp. 86-94

    View Abstract
  11. The role of forms of family capital in children's engagement with primary school: Implications for poverty alleviation through education in Tanzania

    p. 95

    View Abstract
  12. A Study of Early Literacy Classroom Interaction in Rural Tanzania: Cases of Ruvuma and Coast Regions

    p. 96

    View Abstract