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Education's Effect On Poverty: Combating Child Labor And Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty Through Education, John Fox, Azra Kacapor Oct 2008

Education's Effect On Poverty: Combating Child Labor And Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty Through Education, John Fox, Azra Kacapor

John Fox

This co-authored article argues that ensuring a future for the 165 million children involved in child labor today rests with access, retention and completion of adequate, quality education. We explore this connection in the context of World Learning's Winari project in Ecuador.


Language And Graffiti Of Exceptional Individuals In West Africa, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor Jul 2008

Language And Graffiti Of Exceptional Individuals In West Africa, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This paper establishes the place of language and graffiti practiced by exceptional individuals in the interpretation of family values, the preservation of culture and traditional heritage of the Igbo community in Southeastern Nigeria. The paper also takes a cursory look at graffiti art and exceptionality in a time when the Igbo tradition and culture were highly respected, jealously guarded and deep-rooted in the heart and soul of its people. Graffiti creations by exceptional individuals transfer both oral and visual education to documented tradition; for societal knowledge and awareness, individual wisdom, expressions against repression, pride and recognition of Igbo language and ...


Applying Focus Groups In Educational Research In Africa, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor Mar 2008

Applying Focus Groups In Educational Research In Africa, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

The study using focus groups in the West African nation of The Gambia was an experiential research, which provided viable data on girl child education practices, problems and prospects in the African sub region. This paper presents an opportunity to explore peoples’ perceptions on issues of interest and concern to Gambians on girl child education. The 2006-2007 study was conducted through the use of focus groups for data collection, covering six educational regions in the Republic of The Gambia.


Interview With Business Administrator, Arthur Lang Jan 2008

Interview With Business Administrator, Arthur Lang

Arthur Lang

No abstract provided.


Cash For Test Scores: The Impact Of The Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson Jan 2008

Cash For Test Scores: The Impact Of The Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson

C. Kirabo Jackson

No abstract provided.