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International Journal of Educational Development

July 2019 Volume 68, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Introducing managerialism into national educational contexts through pseudo-conflict: A discursive institutionalist analysis

    Amit Avigur-Eshel, Sapir College, Israel; Izhak Berkovich, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    This article provides a fresh perspective on the introduction of global ideas, particularly managerialism, into national educational settings, based on insights of the discursive institutionalism... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. Mobility of sub-Saharan Africa doctoral graduates from South African universities—A tracer study

    Michael Kahn, Thandi Gamedze & Joshua Oghenetega

    This article reports on a novel approach to tracing the career paths of recent doctoral graduates from South African universities. Little was previously known regarding the mobility of students... More

    pp. 9-14

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  3. Invited Essay: It’s past time to fix the broken international architecture for education

    Nicholas Burnett

    pp. 15-19

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  4. Reward or punishment? An examination of the relationship between teacher and parent behavior and test scores in the Gambia

    Sara Gundersen, Valparaiso University, United States; Michael McKay, Worcester State University, United States

    Using the 2011 round of the Africa Program for Education Impact Evaluation Survey, we examine the prevalence of corporal punishment and praise in both school and home settings. We find that... More

    pp. 20-34

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  5. Association between completing secondary education and adulthood outcomes in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda

    Amita Chudgar, College of Education, Michigan State University, United States; Youngran Kim, Northern Illinois University, United States; Alyssa Morley & Jutaro Sakamoto, College of Education, Michigan State University, United States

    In this paper we examine descriptively the relationships between completed secondary education and social, informational, and economic adulthood outcomes of 15–24 year old males and females in... More

    pp. 35-44

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  6. Joined-up government? Insights from education during DFID’s first decade

    Carew B.W. Treffgarne

    The establishment of DFID and the emergence of a new policy of international development counts as one of the major achievements of the first ten years of the Labour government, 1997–2007.Clare... More

    pp. 45-55

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  7. Correlates of children’s travel to school in Johannesburg-Soweto—Evidence from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) study, South Africa

    Julia de Kadt, Gauteng City-Region Observatory, South Africa; Alastair van Heerden, Human and Social Development Programme, South Africa; Linda Richter, MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, South Africa; Seraphim Alvanides, Geography and Built Environment, United Kingdom

    Prior work on data obtained from the urban Johannesburg-Soweto based "Birth to Twenty Plus" (Bt20+) cohort has documented extensive levels of travel to school in the early post-apartheid era (1997–... More

    pp. 56-67

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  8. Education inequality in Mongolia: Measurement and causes

    Otgontugs Banzragch, National University of Mongolia, Mongolia; Suguru Mizunoya, Statistics and Monitoring Specialist, UNICEF, United States; Munkhireedui Bayarjargal, Economic Research Institute of Mongolia, Mongolia

    Using data from the LSMS 2002 and HSES 2012 in Mongolia, we have estimated the educational Gini coefficients by years of schooling for adults and by school attendance rate for children. The Gini... More

    pp. 68-79

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  9. Effects of Private Tutoring on English Performance: Evidence from Senior High Students in Taiwan

    Chang Chih-Hao

    Private tutoring has expanded as a global phenomenon and is receiving increasing research attention, but evaluation studies on private tutoring are lacking. By performing a control-group pretest... More

    pp. 80-87

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  10. “Glocal” neoliberal trends in Israeli education: The case of religionization

    Clara Sabbagh

    As a political mechanism in Israeli education, statism ("Mamlachtiut") has operated to enhance the nation-state’s goals and ensure equality of opportunities. I demonstrate that global neoliberal... More

    pp. 88-95

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  11. From ideological tensions to pedagogical solutions: Narratives of Israeli arab-palestinian civics teachers

    Aviv Cohen

    This study wishes to advance the ongoing discourses of civic education and practices of teaching civics by focusing on the realities of minority civics teachers, who are in conflictual relations... More

    pp. 96-104

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