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McLorg, Devon – Childhood Education, 2019
Around the world, dedicated professionals are implementing innovative programs to improve access to quality education for children living in poverty and otherwise marginalized communities. This article provides an overview of the work being conducted by BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is working to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Poverty, At Risk Persons
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Ahmad, Athman Kyaruzi; Gjøtterud, Sigrid; Krogh, Erling – Educational Action Research, 2016
In this article we present and discuss experiences developed through a dialogue conference which we organised as part of a three-year participatory action research project related to primary education and agricultural education in Tanzania. We explore how dialogue conference as a research method can fill a gap between traditional ways of mutual…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Educational Change, Agricultural Education, Problem Solving
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Hoke, Betsy – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
Imagine going back in time and being the guiding spirit in Montessori's first "Casa dei Bambini" but with all the knowledge and skills developed as a Montessori teacher today. That is precisely the privilege this author has had as, over the past 2 years, she has worked to establish an Early Childhood Montessori program in Usa River,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Program Development
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Davidson, Euan – Educational Forum, The, 2007
In Tanzania, the integral role that teachers play in providing a quality education for students has been recognized consistently in government documents (e.g., Ministry of Education and Culture [MOEC] 1995; 2001). However, concerns about the quality of teachers and teaching in Tanzania persist) Massawe and Kipingu 2000; Kuleana Center for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Teacher Effectiveness, Childrens Rights
Morrisson, Christian – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2002
It is generally agreed that spending on education and health is key to poverty reduction, but simply allocating more resources to these sectors does not ensure that poverty actually declines. On the basis of four in-depth case studies (on Indonesia, Madagascar, Peru and Tanzania) and three Technical Papers on malnutrition and primary education in…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries, Public Health
Nyalusi, G. P. J. – 1979
This overview of library services for pre-school and primary school children in Tanzania includes a brief description of the economic and educational situation of the country, an outline of the aims of library service to young children in Tanzania, a discussion of the responsibilities of library professionals in implementing library service aims,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
McAnany, Emile G.; Mayo, John K. – 1980
This booklet discusses, in the context of low-income countries, a series of planning issues bridging education and communication. The planning issues include the democratization of educational opportunity, the quality of instruction and learning, the impact of education through technology on rural areas, and the participation of people in their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communications Satellites, Community Action, Cost Effectiveness
Hamadache, Ali – Prospects, 1991
Suggests nonformal education can be defined only with respect to its function in a specific context, its objectives established on an individual basis. Argues that it cannot be centralized or institutionalized. Includes nonformal education as a method of broadening access to education, providing second chance programs, and serving a Gandhian…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration