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Education in developing countries

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  • The Education Dilemmaby J. Simmons

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Education Dilemma: Policy Issues for Developing Countries in the 1980s focuses on the questions on the adequacy of the Western European and North American model of formal schooling exported to developing countries. The selection first offers information on an overview of the policy issues in the 1980s, future of formal education in developing countries,... more...

  • Hilfen zur Erziehungby Oliver Hechler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 13.24

    Neben der Schule ist die Kinder- und Jugendhilfe, und hier insbesondere die Hilfen zur Erziehung, der zentrale Tätigkeitsbereich professioneller Pädagogen. Die Hilfen zur Erziehung sind zwar vom Gesetzgeber formaljuristisch geregelt, stellen aber die in dem Bereich tätigen Pädagogen vor die Aufgabe, den gesetzlich vorgegebenen Rahmen fachlich auszukleiden.... more...

  • Hochschul-Fundraisingby Marita Haibach

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 26.14

    Fundraising, das Einwerben von privaten Fördermitteln, ist für Hochschulen heute überlebenswichtig. Spitzenleistungen lassen sich nicht allein durch staatliche Gelder finanzieren. Häufig aber fehlt es am Know-how für ein systematisches Fundraising. Marita Haibach erläutert Schritt für Schritt den Weg zur erfolgreichen Akquise von Fördermitteln für... more...

  • Education, Indigenous Knowledges, and Development in the Global Southby Anders Breidlid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The book's focus is the hegemonic role of so-called modernist, Western epistemology that spread in the wake of colonialism and the capitalist economic system, and its exclusion and othering of other epistemologies. Through a series of case studies the book discusses how the domination of Western epistemology has had a major impact on the epistemological... more...

  • Education for Allby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    Examines EFA policies with examples from across the globe more...

  • Education for Development or Underdevelopment?by M.K. Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95

    How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...

  • Education in the Third Worldby Keith Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The study begins by placing the problem in its historical... more...

  • Effective Schools in Developing Countriesby Henry Levin; Marlaine E Lockheed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together eight case studies which describe a variety of initiatives to create more effective schools for children of poverty, especially in the Third World. The initiatives reviewed published and unpublished documents and both qualitative and statistical studies were examined. Countries include Brazil, Burundi, Colombia, Ghana,... more...

  • Erziehungby Sabine Andresen; Christine Hunner-Kreisel; Stefan Fries

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 45.48

    Erziehungsfragen ... - kaum ein Thema ist von so breitem Interesse und hat so vielfältige Bezüge wie Erziehung. Daran knüpft dieses interdisziplinäre Handbuch an. Autoren aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen diskutieren die Bedeutung von Erziehung und Bildung für ihren Wissenschaftsbereich. Auf dem neuesten Stand der Forschung werden Phasen und Orte der... more...

  • The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Professionby Philip G. Altbach; Gregory Androushchak; Yaroslav Kuzminov; Maria Yudkevich; Liz Reisberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context. more...