International Journal of Educational Development 67:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Is home overcrowding a significant factor in children’s academic performance? Evidence from Latin America

Dante Contreras, José Delgadillo & Gabriela Riveros
This study seeks to determine whether overcrowding has a significant effect on students’ academic performance, controlling for variables associated with poverty and low socioeconomic status. It uses data from the … More

Transnational higher education in the United Kingdom: An up-date

Paul Bennell
This paper updates a review of offshore enrolments of overseas students registered for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at British universities which was undertaken in the mid-1990s. Two main conclusions can … More

Ethnic fractionalization, conflict and educational development in Turkey

Cem Oyvat & Hasan Tekgüç
We examine the impact of ethnic fractionalization and conflict on limiting the educational development in Southeastern Turkey. Our estimates show that although the armed conflict in the region did not … More

“Weekday rural teachers, weekend urban spouses and parents”: A Chinese case of how alternative hiring policy influences teachers’ career decisions

Wei Liao
This study aims to understand the reportedly high retention rates of teachers recruited through Special Teaching Position (STP) — an alternative teacher hiring policy in China. Drawing on ethnographic data, … More

Policy adoption of learner-centred pedagogy in Rwanda: A case study of its rationale and transfer mechanisms

Hester S. van de Kuilen, Hulya Kosar Altinyelken, Joke M. Voogt & Wenceslas Nzabalirwa
This study explores why and how learner-centred pedagogy (LCP) as a policy has been adopted in Rwanda, despite ample evidence of the failure of LCP in developing countries. The case … More

Alternative education in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel: Rationale and characteristics

Wissam Magadley, Muhammad Amara & Yousef Jabareen
The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of alternative schools in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel. Drawing on data from interviews and observations at two prominent alternative schools, we examine … More

Global linguistic capital, global cultural capital: International student migrants in China’s two-track international education market

Claire Seungeun Lee
While China is one of the major source countries of students abroad, it is increasingly also becoming an educational destination. China receives the largest share of international students in Asia, … More

Schools as change agents? Education and individual political agency in Uganda

Simone Datzberger & Marielle L.J. Le Mat
By drawing on the case study of Uganda, we challenge common assumptions about education, gender, regional differences and political agency. Comparing findings from four different regions, we scrutinize whether and … More

Inequality of opportunity linked to disability in school enrollment among youth: Evidence from Egypt

Somaya El-Saadani & Soha Metwally
Literature concerned with the impact of disability on youth’ educational opportunities is scarce in Egypt. The paper provides a profile of youth with a disability, and examines the impact of … More