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Research outputs: EDUCATION REFORM

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2008 Curriculum reform in post-1990s sub-Saharan Africa

This article uses both primary and secondary sources to examine why learner-centredness, outcomes- and competency-based education and nation...

2008 Economic growth and curriculum reform in southern Africa

This paper focuses on the adoption of learner-centred education as a major curriculum innovation to address political and economic goals in ...

2008 In search of best practice in South African desegregated schools

One of the daunting challenges facing South Africa in the contemporary period is that of achieving social cohesion. Educational institutions...

2008 Education, growth, aid and development: towards education for all

This book brings together leading authors in the field of education and development, who draw on decades of research and personal experience...