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An analysis of community involvement in primary schools in Malawi

Barnett, Edward (2013) An analysis of community involvement in primary schools in Malawi. International Journal of Educational Development, 33 (5). pp. 497-507. ISSN 0738-0593

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Abstract

Through a secondary analysis of standardised test data, the paper reviews community involvement in Malawian primary schools and examines the extent to which it explains variation in pupil test scores. In so doing, the study deconstructs the concept of community involvement, demonstrating that it is not a unitary concept but rather made up of multiple effects which can be categorised into different modes: “learner support”, “financing” and “networking”. The framework developed may help with future research and the results caution policymakers in Malawi on the current reality of community participation and how this relates to existing policy ambitions.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/international-jou...
Additional Information: © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2012 14:59
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/45546/

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