International Journal of Educational Development 68:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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“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 trends have eroded the … More

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

Amita Chudgar, Youngran Kim, Alyssa Morley & Jutaro Sakamoto
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 Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania … More

Education inequality in Mongolia: Measurement and causes

Otgontugs Banzragch, Suguru Mizunoya & Munkhireedui Bayarjargal
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 … More

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

Julia de Kadt, Alastair van Heerden, Linda Richter & Seraphim Alvanides
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 (1997–2003), … More

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-posttest experiment, this study … More

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, … More

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

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

Amit Avigur-Eshel & Izhak Berkovich
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 approach. We argue that this … More

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 from … More

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

Sara Gundersen & Michael McKay
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 … More

International Journal of Educational Development 67:1 Published on LearnTechLib

An issue of International Journal of Educational Development has just been added to LearnTechLib.

The table of contents is available here:


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