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Learning and Education in Developing Countries: Research and Policy for the Post-2015 UN Development Goals

Editors: Wagner, D. (Ed.)

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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.

About the authors

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

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Learning First: An Introduction

    Wagner, Daniel A.

    Pages 1-25

  • Literacy and Numeracy Skills among Children in Developing Countries

    Ball, Jessica (et al.)

    Pages 26-41

  • Information and Communications Technologies for Improving Learning Opportunities and Outcomes in Developing Countries

    Hinostroza, J. Enrique (et al.)

    Pages 42-57

  • Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

    Pigozzi, Mary Joy (et al.)

    Pages 58-73

  • Nonformal Education and Learning

    Britto, Pia Rebello (et al.)

    Pages 74-90

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eBook $49.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learning and Education in Developing Countries: Research and Policy for the Post-2015 UN Development Goals
Editors
  • D. Wagner
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Daniel A. Wagner
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45597-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137455970
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45596-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49829-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 162
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations
Topics