Education and development: thirty years of continuity and change

McGrath, Simon (2010) Education and development: thirty years of continuity and change. International Journal of Educational Development, 30 (6). pp. 537-543. ISSN 0738-0593

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At the end of the thirtieth volume of IJED and in the year that the journal published its 1000th paper, it is appropriate to look back at the journal’s development. In so doing, this article will discuss a series of important issues regarding the future of the field of international education and development and how it engages with development studies. The paper concludes that the challenge for IJED and for the wider work of its readership is to start imagining a more radical future in which we seek more purposefully to build bridges with other disciplines, engage with new methodological tools and encourage fresh voices but above all else communicate more clearly what we do and don’t know about the wonderful complexity of the education-development relationship.

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Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Educational Development. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Educational Development, 30,6 (2010). doi:10.1016/j.ijedudev.2010.04.004
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
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Depositing User: McGrath, Professor Simon
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 13:24
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 20:25

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