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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...

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 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...

Education as a Humanitarian Response

Colin Brock

Colin Brock was Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Visiting Professor of Geography at the University of Loughborough, UK. He was also UNESCO Chair of Education as a Humanitarian Response at the University of Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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...

Agents of Change, Not Subjects or Objects of Discourse

Suniti Sharma

Suniti Sharma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning, Innovation at The University of Texas, Brownsville. She teaches socio-cultural foundations in education and curriculum theory. She has published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Race Ethnicity and Education, and Issues in Teacher Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Girls Behind Bars : Reclaiming Education in Transformative Spaces

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Introduction Agents of Change, Not Subjects or Objects of Discourse, draws together teachers, curriculum developers, policy makers, and educational reformers as agents of change in the struggle for social justice. This book...

Educational Issues for Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities: A Global Overview

Rosarii Griffin

Rosarii Griffin lectures at the Centre of Adult Continuing Education at University College Cork and publishes widely on international education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Piaras MacÉinrí

Piaras MacÉinrí

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Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Modern nation states – the dominant global form of territorial political organization today – are less than adequate containers for the full expression of the multiple varieties of competing individual and communal identities found in all...

Conclusion: Critical Directions for Peace Education

Maria Hantzopoulos

Maria Hantzopoulos is Assistant Professor of Education at Vassar College, USA, where she is the coordinator of the Adolescent Education Certification Program. She is co-editor, with Alia Tyner-Mullings, of Critical Small Schools (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peace Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In tying together the chapters of this book and bringing it to a close, we begin to see a dynamic genealogy of peace education efforts that have taken root across the globe. As discussed in the introduction, peace education has emerged...

Introduction: The Renaissance of School Segregation in a Context of Globalization

Xavier Bonal

Xavier Bonal is Professor of Sociology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, and Special Professor in Education and International Development at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is Director of the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) research group of the Department of Sociology of the UAB and a founding member of the Interdisciplinary Group on Educational Policies. He is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree on Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cristián Bellei

Cristián Bellei is Associate Researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education and Professor in the Sociology Department, both at the University of Chile, Chile. He previously worked at the Chilean Ministry of Education and UNICEF in Chile; he has also been a consultant for UNESCO, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is the author of The Great Experiment: Market and Privatization of Chilean Education (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...School segregation as a field of study in the 21st century The uneven distribution of pupils in schools, according to their social origin, ethnic group, sex or any other ascriptive characteristic, is an important topic in educational...