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Davidson-Harden, Adam; Majhanovich, Suzanne – International Review of Education, 2004
The construct of "neo-liberalism" well defines privatisation within a global convergence of educational policy discourses and practices. This study analyses initiatives for and processes of privatisation in Canadian education from K--12 to post-secondary levels. In considering how privatisation is affecting public education systems in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Educational Trends, Educational Policy
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Hautecoeur, Jean-Paul – International Review of Education, 2001
Describes the ALPHA series of publications, an action-research project on literacy and education. Explains that ALPHA began as a literacy movement in Quebec, Canada, and is now focused on alternative education, basic education, and sustainable communities throughout the world. (Contains 26 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills
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Jordan, Rebecca Clark – International Review of Education, 1982
Characterizes development education in Canadian schools, briefly indicating agencies supporting such work and describing emerging trends in activities being conducted in Canadian provinces and territories. (RH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Program Development
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Loughran, E.; Reed, H. B. – International Review of Education, 1980
A brief history of the school-community relations movement in this century and a description of some major community development/social change forces are provided to set the stage for analyzing and predicting major directions for school and community relations in the 1980s. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Community Change, Community Education, Community Involvement, Educational History
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Kapron, Danuta; Stephan, Werner – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1991
Provides an overview of educational reform efforts in Poland and Saskatchewan. Examines the rationales implicitly or explicitly submitted to gain public endorsement of the reforms. Explains why public awareness and participation was heightened in Poland (emphasizing a human capital model) and diminished in Saskatchewan (emphasizing a free-market…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education