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  • The Education Dilemmaby J. Simmons

    Elsevier Science 2016; 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...

  • Politics of Educational Innovations in Developing Countriesby Nelly P. Stromquist; Michael L. Basile; Nelly P. Stromquist; Michael L. Basile

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    In the educational arena, new ideas often compete as solutions to recurrent problems, making the concept of "innovations" a widespread discursive term. While expectations are substantial for each innovation, implementation of ideas has shown them to be more modest in practice. This book examines innovations in several developing countries, presenting... more...

  • Education for Allby David P. Baker; Alexander W. Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 123.99

    Since the World Conference on Education for All (EFA) in Jomtien, Thailand in 1990, the push for modern mass schooling has become a primary focus of national education policymakers and researchers around the world. This volume contains chapters on critical syntheses of EFA policymaking or policy implementation. more...

  • International Assistance and State-University Relationsby Jo Bastiaens

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid facilitated and at times actively encouraged changing patterns... more...

  • UN Millennium Development Library: Toward Universal Primary Educationby UN Millennium Project

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education, health and environmental sustainability. These bold... more...

  • Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countriesby William K. Cummings; James H. Williams

    R&L Education 2008; US$ 93.00

    Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countries aims at helping policymakers in developing countries better understand the processes and strategies for education reform, and the policy options available to them. This text focuses on the content of reform-options and strategies for achieving educational improvement at different levels of... 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...

  • 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...

  • International Development in Practiceby Andrea B. Rugh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Written for practitioners and practitioners-in-training of education development, this book reviews education issues in developing countries and provides in-depth case studies from Egypt, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. 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...