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Educational Innovation in Developing Countries

Case-Studies of Changemakers

  • Keith M. Lewin
  • Janet S. Stuart

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Keith M. Lewin, Janet S. Stuart
      Pages 1-6
  3. Changemakers and Change Models: Educational Innovation in Developing Countries

  4. Curriculum Innovations

  5. Teacher Development Projects

  6. Institutional Contexts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-154
    2. Baboucarr Sarr, Keith Lewin
      Pages 185-213
  7. Systems Reforms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-217
    2. Ian G. Haffenden
      Pages 256-280
    3. Keith M. Lewin
      Pages 281-303
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 304-325

About this book

Introduction

'Because of the insights offered the book under review should be compulsory reading for Ministers of Education and educational planners as well as for students of educational reform. They would find it readable, informative and disturbing. This could well become a classic account of why innovations fail. - Keith Watson, Department of Education Studies and Management, University of Reading Educational investment is now back at the top of the development agenda. The World Conference on Education for All confirmed the commitment of national governments and donors to provide opportunities for all children to enrol in school and reach minimum levels of achievement. This book takes a new look at the problems that confront politicians, planners, curriculum developers and teachers in implementing educational innovations in developing countries. The insights into theory and practice that emerge provide the intellectual yeast for the development of effective innovation strategies for the next decade.

Keywords

curriculum development aid education

Editors and affiliations

  • Keith M. Lewin
    • 1
  • Janet S. Stuart
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SussexUK

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