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Olaniran, Sunday Olawale – International Review of Education, 2018
This article explores the provision of education opportunities to a disadvantaged group in Nigeria known as "Almajiris." The word "Almajiri" derives from the Arabic word "Almuhajirun," meaning emigrant. The nomadic pastoralists of northern Nigeria constitute a major socio-economic group. According to a recent report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Haugen, Caitlin S.; Klees, Steven J.; Stromquist, Nelly P.; Lin, Jing; Choti, Truphena; Corneilse, Carol – International Review of Education, 2014
Girls' education has been a high development priority for decades. While some progress has been made, girls are often still at a great disadvantage, especially in developing countries, and most especially in African countries. In sub-Saharan Africa, less than half of primary school teachers and only a quarter of secondary school teachers are…
Descriptors: Barriers, Program Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Women Faculty
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Guo, Shibao – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper revisits and revisions Education for All (EFA) in the age of global migration with the aim of developing more inclusive approaches towards social justice and equity in education. Drawing on cases of internal and international migration in China and Canada, this paper compares and contrasts policies and practices in the education of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Migration, Lifelong Learning, Global Approach
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Hannah, Janet – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Summarizes the findings and recommendations of a study about access to colleges of further education and universities by refugees in Sydney, Australia, and the experiences of these students. Identifies examples of institutional good practice. Concludes with a series of recommendations for improving access and support for students from refugee…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Educational Practices, Equal Education