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The Rebirth of Education - a book by Pritchett, Lant

The Rebirth of Education

Schooling Ain't Learning

The Rebirth of Education( )
Author: Pritchett, Lant
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Center for Global Development
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Despite great progress around the world in getting more kids into schools, too many leave without even the most basic skills. In India's rural Andhra Pradesh, for instance, only about one in twenty children in fifth grade can perform basic arithmetic.

The problem is that schooling is not the same as learning. In The Rebirth of Education, Lant Pritchett uses two metaphors from nature to explain why. The first draws on Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom's book about the...
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Detailed Subjects: Education / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.76 x 9.1 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds

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