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Confronting poverty and educational inequalities: Madrasas as a strategy for contesting dominant literacy in rural Bangladesh
Nitya Rao; Munshi Israil Hossain
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 31, No. 6 pp. 623–633
In a context of globalisation and the rapid expansion of low-paid ‘global’ jobs, formal schooling is no longer perceived as contributing to the acquisition of skills that are appropriate or even relevant to active engagement with the new...
Adult education and indigenous people: Addressing gender in policy and practice
Nitya Rao; Anna Robinson-Pant
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 26, No. 2 pp. 209–223
Adult education programmes developed for or by indigenous communities rarely seem to have addressed gender inequalities. Yet, compared to mainstream adult educational interventions promoting instrumental approaches to ‘functional literacy’, such...