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Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2009/10  

Size: A4 (297 mm x 210 mm)
ISSN:
Categories: Commonwealth & Global Affairs, Education

ISBN No: 978-0-9563060-0-5

Format: Paperback

Publication Date: 11-2009
Number of Pages: 384

Status: Out of print

Price: £ 55.00    [Currency converter]  


Description

Commonwealth Education Partnerships is the essential overview of education in the Commonwealth.

 

In 2009 in Malaysia, the Commonwealth will celebrate 50 years since its first ministerial conference on education.

 

The articles in this volume look at the education-related Millennium Development Goals and how far these have been achieved, and raise issues which will be addressed at the 17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers in Malaysia in 2009.

 

The publication includes:

 

  • responses to the challenges of HIV/AIDS through education;
  • contribution of open, distance and flexible learning to education and development;
  • supporting teachers in delivering quality education;
  • promoting gender equality;
  • education profiles of each member country;
  • a directory of Commonwealth education and research contacts.

 

Published for the Commonwealth Secretariat by Nexus Strategic Partnerships.

Contents

Minister’s welcome

 

Going towards and beyond global goals and targets: Education for freedom and friendship by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

 

Foreword by Director STPD Dr Caroline Pontefract

 

Towards global goals and targets – successes and emerging challenges

  • Towards and beyond global goals and targets by Raj Dhanarajan
  • Fifty years on: Backwards and forwards in Commonwealth education by Lalage Bown
  • Sustainability for Africa: Promoting sustainability in Africa through higher education by Goolam Mohamedbhai
  • Meeting the MDG challenge: The role, potential and impact of open and distance learning by Denise Kirkpatrick
  • Small states’ priorities: Learning from and across Commonwealth small states: Priorities for educational planning and research by Michael Crossley and Mark Bray
  • Towards the university of tomorrow by Dzulkifli Abdul Razak
  • Keeping education on track in times of crisis by Nicholas Burnett
  • The Commonwealth of Learning: The road ahead
  • Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Biennale 2008: Summary of the outcomes by Wim Hoppers

 

Education for respect and understanding – inclusion and equity

  • Inclusive Education by David Mitchell
  • Educational equity for individuals with disabilities by Libby Cohen
  • Implementing inclusive education in schools: A step in the right direction by Denise Shelley Newnham
  • Redefining roles and boundaries: Schooling in rural Solomon Islands by Stanley Houma
  • Community schools and Education For All by Jordan P. Naidoo
  • Planning for inclusion: Education sector planning for promoting inclusive education for disabled children by Philippa Lei
  • EFA by 2015: A tantalising prospect for Tanzania by Joseph Kisanji
  • Preparing children for the future by Ministry of Education Singapore
  • The teacher’s voice: Reflections of a Malaysian schoolteacher by Ms Nirmala Ramakrishnan
  • Flexible education: Reaching nomadic children in Africa by Florence Mugoya Malinga
  • Good Practice Awards
  • Buddy Stops: Making learning fun by Jacinta Leong
  • Supporting education in difficult circumstances by Ba’ Kelalan primary school, Malaysia
  • Total involvement of the community in improving the school performance by SK Ulu Lubai school, Borneo

 

Gender – beyond global goals and targets

  • Parental involvement in rural Kenya by Fibian K. Lukalo
  • Gender and political-economy in Caribbean education system: An agenda for inclusion by Barbara Bailey
  • Language matters and gender equality: A Malaysian perspective by Bahiyah Dato’ Hj. Abdul Hamid
  • Gender-inclusive higher education: How is Africa faring in this key area of university education? by Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
  • Images of sexuality and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Voices of Ghanaian young people by Georgina Yaa Oduro

 

Challenges of post-primary provision

  • Leadership in 21st-century schools by Chia Loy Tian
  • Professional development needs of school principals by Petros Pashiardis and Stefan Brauckmann
  • Internationalising teachers and teaching by Mary Thornton
  • The centrality of teacher management to quality education: Lessons from developing countries by Susy Ndaruhutse
  • Accelerating catch-up: Tertiary education for growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by Shahid Yusuf and Kaoru Nabeshima
  • Tertiary education reforms in Botswana by Patrick D. Molutsi
  • Building human capital by Zarina Othman, Khalim Zainal and Khairul Anwar Mastor
  • The missing ingredient: Headteacher leadership development in Sub-Saharan Africa by George K.T. Oduro
  • The doors have been left ajar: Women in contemporary African higher education by Joy Constance Kwesiga
  • Addressing global challenges in higher education: A Malaysian initiative by Gurnam Kaur Sidhu and Mehander Singh
  • Teaching the teachers: Assessing the effectiveness of using distance education to train teachers in Africa by Tony Mays and Jennifer Glennie

 

Making connections and building partnerships

  • Public-private partnerships in education by Michael Latham
  • ActionAid’s education evolution by David Archer
  • Making education work: The gender dimensions of the school-to-work transition by East Asia and Pacific Regional United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI)
  • Working in partnership: How Link Community Development works alongside district local government: The case of Masindi by Link Community Development
  • Educational media initiative: Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) reports on its work by Sreedher Ramamurthy
  • Stakeholders’ Forum: A place from which to plan and influence ministers at the 17th Conference of Commonwealth Ministers
  • Commonwealth scholarship: Fifty years of achievement for the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan by John Kirkland
  • Community learning: Perspectives on the role of media in non-formal education by Ian Pringle, Mikey Rosato and Charles Simbi
  • Renewing interest in the quality of education: Have we lost sight of what education is all about? by Akanksha A. Marphatia
  • It’s time for the paradigm to shift – youthwise by Fatiha Serour

 

Commonwealth member countries

Antigua and Barbuda

Australia

The Bahamas

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belize

Botswana

Brunei Darussalam

Cameroon

Canada

Republic of Cyprus

Dominica

Fiji Islands

The Gambia

Ghana

Grenada

Guyana

India

Jamaica

Kenya

Kiribati

Lesotho

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Malta

Mauritius

Mozambique

Namibia

Nauru

New Zealand

Nigeria

Pakistan

Papua New Guinea

St Kitts and Nevis

St Lucia

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Sri Lanka

Swaziland

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tuvalu

Uganda

United Kingdom

United Republic of Tanzania

Vanuatu

Zambia

 

Reference

  • Net enrolment rate in primary education by region
  • Net enrolment rate in primary education by country
  • Proportion of pupils completing primary school
  • Ratio of females to males in primary education by region
  • Ratio of females to males in secondary education by region
  • Ratio of females to males in tertiary education by region
  • Ratio of females to males in primary education by country
  • Ratio of females to males in secondary education by country
  • Ratio of females to males in tertiary education by country
  • Adult (15+) literacy rates and illiterate population by region
  • Adult (15+) literacy rates by world MDG region
  • Youth (15–24) literacy rates and illiterate population by region
  • Youth (15–24) literacy rates by world MDG region
  • Literacy rates and illiterate population by country
  • Youth (15-24) literacy rates and illiterate population by country
  • Literacy statistics metadata information
  • Notations and acronyms

 

Acknowledgements

Project Partners

 

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