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Walters, Sue – Ethnography and Education, 2014
This paper is a re-engagement with some ethnographic data, originally analysed using a sociocultural approach. It makes use of a recent proposal that Lacan's "mirror stage" when applied to an analysis of classroom settings and interactions can offer a fruitful way of explaining and understanding classroom lives, identities and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Psychiatry, Sociocultural Patterns, Self Concept
Ahmed, Manzoor – Online Submission, 2011
This monograph, in the CREATE Pathways to Access series, is about the modality of cooperation and programme management in primary education in Bangladesh, based specifically on the experience of the Second Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP II). It is not intended to be an assessment of PEDP II accomplishments, but key information and a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Cooperative Planning
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Asadullah, M. Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul – Economics of Education Review, 2011
Bangladesh has experienced the largest mass poisoning of a population in history owing to contamination of groundwater with naturally occurring inorganic arsenic. Prolonged drinking of such water risks development of diseases and therefore has implications for children's cognitive and psychological development. This study examines the effect of…
Descriptors: Water, Socioeconomic Status, Life Satisfaction, Poisoning
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Islam, Tofazzal – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
This paper examines how this mega-university offers increasing access to cost-effective, equitable and flexible higher education by analyzing data from primary and secondary sources, identifies challenges impacting the continued growth of enrollment in distance education, and outlines opportunities for increasing access to higher education through…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Hamid, M. Obaidul; Sussex, Roland; Khan, Asaduzzaman – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2009
Private tutoring in English (PT-E), a special and important subclass of private tutoring (PT), is a common phenomenon in ESL/EFL education in many parts of the world. Nevertheless, it has received little attention in TESOL, applied linguistics, or language education research. This article investigates the nature and practice of PT-E in a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Applied Linguistics, Academic Achievement, Rural Areas
Rashid, A.S.M. Mamunur; Halim, M.A.; Raihan, Jahir – Online Submission, 2007
This study was conducted to determine the level of Achieved Learning Outcomes of Underprivileged Children provided by some selected NGOs [non-governmental organizations] in Bangladesh. Comparing the achievement among the learners of different NGOs as well as between girls and boys were the objective of the study. The study identified that…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Nongovernmental Organizations
Pridmore, Pat – Online Submission, 2007
This literature review synthesises the findings from published reviews and key individual studies of health, nutrition and educational access with a particular emphasis on issues of gender, poverty, social exclusion and innovative practices. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the range of research designs and methods employed in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Public Health, Child Health
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Nath, Samir R.; Sylva, Kathy; Grimes, Janice – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Explores the positive impact of the non-formal education programme (NFPE) of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in the achievement of basic education for rural Bangladeshi children. Assesses three groups with different educational experiences: (1) children who attended BRAC's NFPE, (2) those attending formal school, and (3) children…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Basic Skills, Developing Nations