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The importance of higher education for developmental leadership: why context matters

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Post by Michele Schweisfurth.¬†Over the past year a team of researchers has been investigating the relationship between education (especially higher education) and the formation of developmental leadership in the Philippines. Since the Education for All agreements of the 1990s and the Millennium Development Goals, the emphasis for investment in education in low-income countries has been… Continue reading

Learner-centred education, democracy, and the problem of educational change

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front Image (c) Mark Brannan By Michele Schweisfurth I was in New York last week, which was a very fine place to be in the autumn, or just about anytime for that matter.¬† I was there to attend an Open Society Foundations-sponsored meeting of some of us who have been researching learner-centred education as an… Continue reading