Global and cross‐national influences on education in post‐genocide Rwanda

Schweisfurth, M. (2006) Global and cross‐national influences on education in post‐genocide Rwanda. Oxford Review of Education, 32(5), pp. 697-709. (doi: 10.1080/03054980600976510)

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Abstract

In post‐genocide Rwanda, education is being seen as a tool for development, reconstruction and reconciliation. This article explores three different ways in which international influence on the education agenda is being experienced, with particular focus on Rwanda as a post‐conflict society. The three quite different dimensions and sources of influence considered here are: the global and bilateral pressures related to foreign aid to education; the effects of migration arising from national and regional conflict, and through this the transfer of models from elsewhere; and the conceptualisation of genocide as a global tragedy.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Schweisfurth, Professor Michele
Authors: Schweisfurth, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:Oxford Review of Education
ISSN:0305-4985
ISSN (Online):1465-3915
Published Online:06 November 2006

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