Learning and Education in Developing Countries: Research and Policy for the Post-2015 Un Development Goals (1st ed. 2014)

Learning and Education in Developing Countries: Research and Policy for the Post-2015 Un Development Goals (1st ed. 2014)

By: D. Wagner (editor)Paperback

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This comprehensive and up-to-date review of learning and educational quality in developing countries, written by 16 highly knowledgeable specialists from around the world, provides policymakers and researchers accessible perspectives with the Millennium Development Goals in mind.

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Jessica Ball, University of Victoria, Canada Mohammed Bougroum, University Cadi Ayyad, Morocco Pia Rebello Britto, UNICEF Bidemi Carrol, Sierra Leone Rangachar Govinda, National University for Educational Policy and Administration, India Jacqueline Hayden, Macquarie University, Australia J. Enrique Hinostroza, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile Shafika Isaacs, South Africa Anil Kanjee, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa Susy Ndaruhutse, CfBT Education Trust Moses Oketch, University of London, UK Scott Paris, Educational Testing Service Mary Joy Pigozzi, Educate A Child Nirmala Rao, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Yusuf Sayed, Cape Peninsula Technology of University, South Africa Thomas S. Weisner, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Contents

1. Learning First: An Introduction; Daniel A. Wagner 2. Literacy and Numeracy Skills Among Children in Developing Countries; Jessica Ball, Scott G. Paris, and Rangachar Govinda 3. Information and Communications Technologies for Improving Students' Learning Opportunities and Outcomes in Developing Countries; J. Enrique Hinostroza, Shafika Isaacs, and Mohammed Bougroum 4. Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations; Mary Joy Pigozzi, Bidemi Carrol, Jacqueline Hayden, and Susy Ndaruhutse 5. Non-formal Education and Learning; Pia Rebello Britto, Moses Oketch, and Thomas S. Weisner 6. Assessment of and for Learning; Yusuf Sayed, Anil Kanjee, and Nirmala Rao 7. Towards a Learning Research Agenda; Daniel A. Wagner

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781349498291
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 178
  • ID: 9781349498291
  • weight: 234
  • ISBN10: 1349498297
  • edition: 1st ed. 2014

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