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