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Hanemann, Ulrike – International Review of Education, 2015
In a fast-changing and highly inequitable world, lifelong learning is becoming increasingly important, not only as a key organising principle for all forms of education and learning but also as an absolute necessity for everyone. It is particularly important for disadvantaged individuals and groups who have been excluded from or failed to acquire…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Literacy, Adult Learning, Annual Reports
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Busch, Brigitta – International Review of Education, 2011
This overview focuses on Europe, a linguistically diverse region and moreover home to a number of minority languages. Over the past five decades, the focus of research on bi- or multilingual education has shifted from an initial emphasis on speakers' identities and their membership of homogenous imagined communities to an interest in learners'…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Trend Analysis
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Hanson, Mark – International Review of Education, 1974
This study was an attempt to document and analyze the national effort of Columbia, South America to resolve its educational problems by the process of organizational and administrative reform. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Diagrams, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Ingle, Henry T. – International Review of Education, 1986
Summarizes findings of several inquiries into use of media conducted from 1974-1986, emphasizing media use in developing countries and practical lessons and experiences that have surfaced in worldwide rural development programs. New educational technology developments are discussed as potential contributors to formal and nonformal education. (MBR)
Descriptors: Change, Computers, Developing Nations, Economic Development
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Johari, A. Rajab; And Others – International Review of Education, 1986
Six individual articles describe the Indonesian distance education satellite system; technology's impact on education in China; computers in public education in Hungary; utilization of educational television in Niger, the Ivory Coast, and Senegal (written in French); the Japanese University of the Air; and educational technology in the Arab world.…
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Uses in Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Fedderke, Johannes W.; de Kadt, Raphael; Luiz, John M. – International Review of Education, 2000
Analyzes various data on the South African schooling system since 1910. Finds that from an educational perspective, South Africa followed a modernization trajectory that, although it drew ever larger numbers of pupils into the schooling system, was partial, distorted, and fundamentally dysfunctional. The educational process was strongly affected…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Practices, Elementary Education
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Kaufman, Cathy C. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1994
Examines the ending of reform efforts in the former Soviet Union immediately prior to the establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Indicates that inadequate facilities and resources, lack of trained personnel, promotion on noneducational grounds, economic hardship, and bureaucratic resistance hindered these reforms. (15 references)…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs
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Nekhwevha, Fhulu – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Argues that the post-Apartheid curricula of Namibians and South Africans are primarily influenced by western educational models. Contends that the cultural capital of the African masses is lacking in the curriculum. Suggests that the much-acclaimed African cultural renaissance in education will only become a reality when educationalists embrace…
Descriptors: African Culture, Apartheid, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context