Rethinking the Reserve: Lessons in education from the Third World – National Post

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Lessons in education from the Third World

Kevin Libin, National Post
Published: Thursday, February 07, 2008

Listen to James Tooley’s stories about the places his studies in education have taken him and to some Canadians, they might sound strangely familiar. He has made a career visiting classrooms in the Third-World slums of Somalia, Zimbabwe, India, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, where abject poverty is the norm, parents have little — if any — higher education and children live in the most degraded conditions imaginable.

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