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...A textbook provision program in Sierra Leone demonstrates how volatility in the flow of government-provided learning inputs to schools can induce storage of these inputs by school administrators to smooth future consumption. This process...

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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

Book chapter

...This volume attempts to address the issue of disadvantage in education. It is about various groups of children and young people who are marginalized from or disadvantaged in the school system, that is, those who have no or little...

Sierra Leone: An Overview

Education in West Africa : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Once referred to as the ‘Athens of West Africa’, Sierra Leone boasted the first school for boys (CMS Grammar School) founded in 1845; the first school for girls (Annie Walsh Memorial School founded in 1849...

Sierra Leone: Educational Trends and Futures

Education in West Africa : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Until the arrival of missionaries in Sierra Leone in the early fifteenth century, the education of children was essentially organized by tribal leaders and groups (Kup 1961). Boys received education in the bush...