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Education and NGOs: Introduction

Lorraine Pe Symaco

Lorraine Symaco is Director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education(CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and NGOs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction The role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in assisting governments for development has been highlighted in literature (Edwards and Hulme, 1995; Zaidi, 1999; Rose, 2009; Hicks, 2014), much to the ideal...

Introduction: Why Focus on First Generation Students?

Amani Bell and

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Lorri J. Santamaría

Lorri J. Santamaría is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is an expert in culturally responsive education and the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on the field of educational leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Understanding Experiences of First Generation University Students : Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Methodologies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...My mum dropped out of school in year 7, so she thinks I’m a professor. As far as she’s concerned, I’m running this uni …. She barely negotiated the school system but yeah, she’s very proud. Introduction Over the past few decades...

Patterns of Coordination

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent do structural factors relevant to Adult Learning Systems (ALS) manifest themselves and relate to the demand for, and supply of, adult learning? In this chapter, a selection of indicators is presented and discussed...

Capability Strengthening

The Roma in European Higher Education : Recasting Identities, Re-Imagining Futures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction On 24 July 2019, Dr Tanja Jovanovic became the first female Serbian Roma to gain a PhD from a UK university. In order to complete her doctorate from the Centre of Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER) at the University...

Conclusions

Mitsuko Matsumoto

Mitsuko Matsumoto gained her DPhil at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. She currently collaborates with el Fundación Education para el Empleo in Madrid, Spain, and has worked for the UN Liaison Office of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist association that promotes peace, culture and education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The book has explored where, why and how some groups of children and young people are disadvantaged in education and also how their disadvantage can be redressed. The book has done so by having seven case studies about education and groups...

Education as a Humanitarian Response

Education as a Global Concern : Education as Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

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...Introduction It is a well-established conventional wisdom in education that if we get it right for the disadvantaged and those with special needs, we will likely get it right for the majority mainstream. Education...

Education as a Tool for Integration of the Roma in Hungary

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction One of the major social challenges facing Europe today is the integration of the Roma community, Europe’s largest and most marginalized minority group. Centuries of discrimination have forced the Roma into a debilitating...

Introduction

Christine Smith Ellison

Christine Smith Ellison is a Research Associate in Education, Conflict and International Development at the UNESCO Centre, University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Key Facts Global Number27 millionKey Document1998 Guiding PrinciplesPrimary ResponsibilityNational governmentMonitoring BodyNorwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)Most affected regionAfrica (11.1 million...

A place in this world

Kathryn Riley

Kathryn Riley is Professor of Education and Director of Research at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education, University of London, UK. Her previous publications include Whose School Is It Anyway? (1998). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leadership of Place : Stories from Schools in the US, UK and South Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In West Side Story, set in 1950s’ New York, rival gangs, the Puerto Rican Sharks and the white Jets, struggle for dominance of the streets. Star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria find themselves on opposing sides of this bitter divide...

‘Prefigurative’ approaches to participatory schooling: experiences in Brazil

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

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...Recent interest in increasing pupil participation in school decision-making has had diverse motivations. Participation can be seen as a right, as enshrined in the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet...