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Sayed, Yusuf; Sprague, Terra; Turner, David; Smith, Alan; Paulson, Julia; Shields, Robin; Shrestha, Purna Kumar; Unterhalter, Elaine; Vaughan, Rosie Peppin; Smail, Amy; Tungaraza, Frida; Sutherland, Margaret; Stack, Niamah; Barrett, Angeline M.; Bunwaree, Vasant K.; Alhawsawi, Sajjad; Hanna, Helen; Soudien, Crain; Motivans, Albert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
As the 2015 target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, there are a growing number of processes, preparations and debates on what a post-2015 agenda and framework will look like. The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) (as chaired by the United Nations Development Programme) is leading the planning of efforts…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Equal Education
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Unterhalter, Elaine; Yates, Chris; Makinda, Herbert; North, Amy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
The article examines how blame and disconnection from the lives of the poor feature in a nexus of ideas about implementing education policy articulated by education officials and teachers in Kenya. Three different approaches to understanding marginality are distinguished, each associated with a different process of setting a boundary concerning…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Schools of Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
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Unterhalter, Elaine; North, Amy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
This paper explores understandings of gender equality and education and the nature of global goal and target setting, drawing on empirical data collected in central and local government departments in Kenya and South Africa reflecting on their implementation of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 1, concerned with poverty, MDG 2, concerned with…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Poverty Programs