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Aid to Pacific Education: From Projects to SWAps

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter builds on an earlier review by the same authors, Aid to Pacific Education: An Overview (Coxon and Tolley, 2005). That publication arose from a background paper developed in 2003 at the request of the convenors...

Conclusion

Zuki Karpinska

Zuki Karpinska is a specialist in education policy and planning in situations of instability and a dedicated member of the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies and the Education Cluster Working Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Aid and Aid Agencies : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...This volume contains stories of advocacy for education as a life-sustaining, life-saving humanitarian response. Central to this advocacy has been aid funding. How to get it and how to spend it, specifically with regard to education...

The Role of NGOs in Supporting Education in Africa

Education and NGOs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter reviews some of the different ways and purposes for which education NGOs are formed. Using the example of one medium sized NGO, the Africa Educational Trust, it demonstrates how an organisation is often forced to change its...
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...In 2003 Kenya abolished user fees in all government primary schools. Analysis of household survey data shows this policy contributed to a shift in demand away from free schools, where net enrollment stagnated after 2003, toward fee-charging...

Donor Policies

Education, Aid and Aid Agencies : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Zuki karpinska The premise of this volume does not belie Escobar’s (1992) observation that ‘the concept of planning embodies the belief that social change can be engineered and directed, produced at will’ (p...
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...This paper estimates the short-term, partial-equilibrium impacts of a public-private partnership program for low-cost private secondary schools in Uganda. The public- private partnership program is part of a broader strategy to absorb large...

Access to Early Childhood Education (Mexico)

Claudia Osiris Martínez Valle

Claudia Osiris Martínez Valle is an associate researcher at the Institute of Research for the Development of Education, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Early years education in Mexico is provided through a range of services. This results in differences in access, quality, and results. Vulnerable groups have the greatest difficulty in accessing educational provision, receive the lowest...

South Africa: Making Post-apartheid Rights into Realities

Education in Southern Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Improving access to education in the developing world has received concerted global attention for the last two decades, with commitments made at the 1990 Education for All Conference in Jomtien, Thailand, being...

Australia: Finance, Quality and Participation in Postsecondary Education

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter considers ‘postsecondary’ education in Australia. Major attention is given to funding especially as it affects participation and the quality of courses. The policy context is considered first and then an overview...
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...This paper examines whether an expansion in the supply of public preschool crowds out private enrollment. The paper uses rich data for municipalities in Brazil from 2000 to 2006, where federal transfers to local governments change...