Writings

The papers are grouped into seven themes. Please scroll down the following pages to find my books and papers under the theme that interests you. In some cases you will be able to download  the full book or article. Many of my writings have been translated into different languages, including Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Sinhala, Spanish, Tamil and Chinese.

 

Theme 1: Education for All and the Millennium Development Goals

Theme 2: Multigrade Education

Theme 3: Globalisation and Education     

Theme 4: Qualifications, Motivation, Aspirations

Theme 5: Education in Sri Lanka

Theme 6: Education in China

Theme 7: Education and Development

 

 

 

Theme 1: Education for All and the Millennium Development Goals

2013

Globalisation, Employment and Education in Sri Lanka: opportunity and division, London, Routledge (forthcoming in April) with Siri T.Hettige For further information http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415638081/

Education and a Human Development and Well Being Supergoal _ UKFIET Community of Practice

Transforming Primary Education in Sri Lanka: from a ‘subject’ of education to a ‘stage’ of education, World Bank South Asia Development Sector, Report no 61

Independent Completion Report of the Basic Education Sector Program in Sri Lanka (with Perera, W., Sivagnanam, M. and Jennings, J.) AusAID, Report

2012

Educational Progress among the Indian Tamil Minority in the Plantations of Sri Lanka, in Sleeter, C. et al School Education, Pluralism and Marginality: comparative perspectives, New Delhi, Orient Blackswan Private Limited

2011

A review of major global initiatives related to Education for All (EFA) and the education-specific Millenium Development Goals (MDGs), Prepared for the EFA Global Partnerships Team, UNESCO HQ, Paris

‘Education policy reform in Sri Lanka: the double-edged sword of political will’, Journal of Education Policy, 26, 4 pp. 499-512

Guest Editor of special issue on ‘The Policies, Politics and Progress of Access to Basic Education’, Journal of Education Policy, 26, 4 (Editorial with Keith M Lewin pp. 477-482)

Guest Editor of special issue on ‘Access, Equity and Transitions in Education in Low Income Countries’ International Journal of Educational Development (editorial with Keith M Lewin)

Access, Attendance and Achievement in Rural Schools in Sri Lanka (with H.N.Upul Indika and C. Rolleston) CREATE Pathways to Access Research Monograph No 73, London/Sussex

2010

(with others) ‘The Millennium Development Goals – a cross sectoral analysis and principles for goal setting post 2015’, The Lancet, Sept

The Politics, Policies and Progress of Basic Education in Sri Lanka, CREATE Research Monograph No. 38, London/Sussex

Access to Elementary Education in India: politics, policies and progress, CREATE Research Monograph No. 44. London/Sussex

Access to Basic Education in Ghana: politics, policies and progress, CREATE Research Monograph No. 43, London/Sussex

2008

Size matters for EFA, CREATE Research Monograph, no 26, pp 60

Size matters for EFA Policy Brief, CREATE Policy Brief, Number 4, July,

Education for All: politics, policies and progress, CREATE Research Monograph no 13, pp 95

Primary Care, Public Service Review: International Development Issue 12, December.

2004

EFA and the Institute of Education, University of London; implicit and explicit engagements, Paper delivered at UNESCO conference on EFA and Higher Education, Paris, October 2004

2003

Education for All: Policy and planning lessons from Sri Lanka, Researching the Issues, no 46, DFID, London

Access and achievement in Commonwealth countries: support for learning and teaching in multigrade classrooms’, in Matlin, S. (ed.) Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2004, London, TSO

Motivating Learning and the Development of Human Capital’, later published in Compare, Vol 33, no 4, 437-452

2002

‘The planning of EFA: lessons from Sri Lanka,’ in Matlin, S. (ed) Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2003, London, TSO

 Ulaipal Kalviyil Uyarvour, Trans.by S.Sanderesegaram, Colombo, Social Scientists Association, Sri Lanka, 2002, ISBN 955 9102 50 8

Iganeemata Ganna Vera, Trans.by Daela Bandara, Colombo, Social Scientists Association, Sri Lanka, 2002, ISBN 955-9102-49-4

2000

Primary Education Reform in Sri Lanka, Isurupaya, Ministry of Education and Higher Education Publications Department (editor and contributor), July

‘Post-Jomtien models of educational development: analysis vs advocacy’, in Malmberg, L-E., Hansen, S-E and Heino, K. Basic education for all: a global concern for quality, Vasa, Abo Akademi

The International Consultative Forum on Education for All: an evaluation (with Errol Miller), The World Education Forum, Dakar, Senegal

1999   

Labouring to Learn: towards a political economy of education and plantations in Sri Lanka, Basingstoke, Macmillan Press (English edition), pp.324

1998

Education in Zanzibar: classrooms, quality and costs, Education Division Documents no.4, Department for Democracy and Social Development, Stockholm (with Leah Dotto and Tharsis Luwongo)

1996

‘Education, the State and Plantation Tamils in a  Plural Sri Lanka: the case of the Gonakelle School’, in The Changing Role of the State in Educational Development,  (ed.) Keith Watson, UKFIET

1995

Education, Learning, Aid and Development, ADMP Series no 11, Sophia University, Institute of Comparative Culture, Japan

1994

Beyond Jomtien: Implementing Primary Education for All (ed) (with Hoppers, W and Gardner, R)  Macmillan

‘The Jomtien Conference and the implementation of primary education projects’, Chapter 1 in Little et al  Beyond Jomtien

 ‘Towards a research agenda for primary education in developing countries’, Chapter 10 in Little et al  Beyond Jomtien

 ‘Learning for All: Bridging Cultures’ in Thomas, E. (ed) International Perspectives perspectives on Culture and Schooling, Institute of Education, University of London

1993

‘Improving Educational Effectiveness in a Plantation School: the case of the Gonakelle School in Sri Lanka’ (with R Sivasithambaram) in Levin, H. and Lockheed, M. Effective Schools in Developing Countries Stanford University Press

Lok Jumbish: Learning Together,  SIDA,  pp80

Theme 2 Multigrade Education

2008

Increasing Access through Multigrade Teaching and Learning Policy Brief, CREATE Policy Brief  Number 5, July

2006

(ed) Education for All and Multigrade Teaching: challenges and opportunities, Springer, Dordrecht

Education for All: multigrade realities and histories, in Little, A.W. (ed) Education for All and Multigrade Teaching: challenges and opportunities, Springer, Dordrecht

Multigrade lessons for EFA: a synthesis, in Little, A.W. (ed) Education for All and Multigrade Teaching: challenges and opportunities, Springer, Dordrecht

(with Chris Berry) Multigrade teaching in London, England, in Little, A.W. (ed) Education for All and Multigrade Teaching: challenges and opportunities, Springer, Dordrecht

2004

Learning and teaching in multigrade settings, Background paper for UNESCO EFA Global Monitoring Report 2005

2003

Access and achievement in Commonwealth countries: support for learning and teaching in multigrade classrooms’, in Matlin, S. (ed.) Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2004, London, TSO

2001

Multigrade Teaching. Special issue of the International Journal of Educational Development on the theme of, Vol. 21, no 6 (guest editor)

‘Multigrade Teaching: towards an international research and policy agenda’ International Journal of Educational Development, Vol.21, no 6 pp 481-498

1995

Multi-grade teaching: a review of research and practice, Overseas Development Administration, Education Research Serial no 12, London, England

1976

‘Experiments and Projects: Proyek Pamong (Project Impact)’ Innovation  IBE, Geneva

 

Theme 3: Globalisation and Education

2013

(with Siri T.Hettige) Globalisation, Employment and Education in Sri Lanka: opportunity and division, London: Routledge  For further information see

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415638081/

2009

(with Andy Green) Successful Globalisation, Education and Sustainable Development, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol  29, 2, pp.166-174

2008

(with Ricardo Sabates) Economic Globalisation, Youth Expectations and Social Class: the case of Sri Lanka, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 28, 708-722

(with Green, A). Education and Development in a Global Era: Strategies for ‘Successful Globalisation, in Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book 2008, Commonwealth Secretariat/ Henley Media Group, London, pp 134-137.

2007

(with A. Green, S. Kamat, M.Oketch, E Vickers) Education and Development in a Global Era: successful strategies for globalisation, DFID, Researching the Issues no 69, London

Paradoxes of Economic and Social Development in Sri Lanka: the Wages of Civil War, in A. Green, A.W.Little, S. Kamat, M.Oketch and E Vickers, Education and Development in a Global Era: successful strategies for globalisation, DFID, Researching the Issues, no 69, London

(Series editor) Globalisation, Qualifications and Livelihoods, Research Report Series, Find on ELDIS website. see DOC23458. See also DOC23329, 23352, 23365, 23411, 23453, 23454, 23456,23458,23459, 23460,23548,23549,23550,23552,23557,23461,23563,23565, 23567

(with J Evans) The role of UK qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: a comparative evaluation, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 27, issue 5, pp. 525-541

‘Globalisation, Learning and Teaching’ in S.Ali and M Rizvi (eds) Quality in Education: teaching and learning in challenging times, Karachi: the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development.

2005

(with Jane Evans) The growth of foreign qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka: de facto decentralisation? Compare, Vol 35, no 2, 181-192

2002

‘Borderless Higher Education and Qualifications’ in International Perspectives on Higher Education, Hangzhou, Zhejiang University Press ISBN 7-308-02563-2

1996

‘Globalisation and Educational Research:whose context counts?’ International Journal of Educational Development, vol 16, no 4 pp.427-438

Theme 4: Qualifications, Motivation and Aspirations

2007

(with J Evans) The role of UK qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: a comparative evaluation, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 27, issue 5, pp. 525-541

2006

Learning Assessment at the primary level: a commentary, Paper presented at NCERT-UNESCO International Workshop on Learning Assessment at the Primary Level, New Delhi, Nov 28 2006

‘The Diploma Disease’, in Clark, D.A. The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, Edward Elgar Publishing

2005

(with Jane Evans) The growth of foreign qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka: de facto decentralisation? Compare, Vol 35, no 2, 181-192

2003

Motivating Learning and the Development of Human Capital’, later published in Compare, Vol 33, no 4, 437-452

2002

‘Borderless Higher Education and Qualifications’ in International Perspectives on Higher Education, Hangzhou, Zhejiang University Press ISBN 7-308-02563-2

2000

Special issue of the journal of Assessment in Education on the theme of Globalisation, Qualifications and Livelihoods, Volume 7/3, November (guest editor and contributor)

Qualifications, Quality and Equality: a political economy of Sri Lankan education 1971-1993’, in A. Welch (ed.) Quality and Equality in Third World Education, New York and London, Falmer Press

1998

‘The Diploma Disease and Related Literature’, Encyclopaedia of Higher Education, Vol 2 second edition, Oxford, Pergamon

1997

(editor) The Diploma Disease: Twenty Years on, Special Issue of Assessment in Education, vol 4, 1

‘The Diploma Disease twenty years on: an introduction’, Assessment in Education, vol 4, 1, 5-21

‘The Value of Examination Success in Sri Lanka 1971-1996; the effects of ethnicity, political patronage and youth insurgency’, Assessment in Education, vol 4, no 1, 67-86

1996

Assessment in Transition: Learning, Monitoring and Selection in International Perspective (ed with Alison Wolf), Pergamon, Oxford

‘Contexts and Histories: the shaping of assessment practice’, in Little and Wolf (eds) op cit

Examinations and Assessment: Practice, Procedure and Problems in China (with Keith Lewin and Wang Gang) British Council Research Monograph  no 9

1995

Educational Assessment: Sino-British Perspectives (ed: with Wang Gang and Alison Wolf) ICRA Conference proceedings no 2, Institute of Education, University of London

‘Comparing Chinese and English Systems of educational Assessment’,  in Little, Wang and Wolfs (eds.), op. cit

1994

‘Types of Assessment and Interest in Learning: variation in the South of England in the 1980s’,  Assessment in Education, vol.1 no.2 pp 201-222

The Diploma Disease in Sri Lanka 1971-1993, ICRA Research Working Papers no 10, Institute of Education, University of London

1992

‘Learning and Working: elements of the Diploma Disease thesis examined in England and Malaysia’ (with J Sarjit Singh) Comparative Education vol 28 no 2 1992, pp 181-200

‘The Diploma Disease and Related Literature’ in Neave, G. and Burton-Clarke, R (eds) The Encyclopeadia of Higher Education, Pergamon

1991

‘Decontextualising Assessment Policy: does it make economic sense?’ in Eckstein, M.A. and Noah, H.J. (eds) Examinations: Comparative and International Studies, Oxford, Pergamon

1990

‘The role of assessment, re-examined in international context’, lead chapter in Broadfoot P, Murphy R, and Torrance H. (eds) Changing Educational Assessment: International Perspectives, Routledge, London

1987

Editor and contributor Why do Students Learn?  A Six Country Study Student Motivation Institute of Development Studies Research Report, Series Rr17, Sussex

‘Attributions in a Cross-Cultural Context’,  Psychology Monographs,  vol 113  no1

1985

‘Examinations, Work and the Quality of Learning: Evidence from Africa’, in ILO/JASPA, The Challenge of Employment in Africa, Addis Ababa

‘Students’ Learning Orientations and Adult Work: The SLOG Project’, International Journal of Educational Development, 5 (3), Special Issue on `Research, Co-operation and Evaluation of Educational Programmes in the Third World’

‘The Child’s Understanding of the Causes of Academic Success and Failure: A Case Study of British School Children’, British Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol 55, pp.11-23

Students’ Learning Orientation Group (SLOG): Report of SLOG 84 Tokyo Workshop, (with K Kashiwagi) Human Development Research, Vol 1, pp.159-170, Center of Developmental Education and Research, Tokyo

1984

‘Assessment-Oriented Learning and Adult Work: An International Study’, Higher Education in Europe Vol.IX, No.1, UNESCO

‘Education, Earnings and Productivity – The Eternal Triangle’, in J.Oxenham (ed), Education versus Qualifications?  A Study of Relationships Between, Education, Selection for Employment and the Productivity of Labour, George Allen & Unwin, London

‘Combating the Diploma Disease’ in Oxenham (ibid)

Examination Reform and Educational Change in Sri Lanka, 1972-1982: Modernisation or Dependent Underdevelopment?‘, (with Keith Lewin) in K.Watson (ed.), Dependence and Interdependence in Education: International Perspectives, Croom Helm, London, also published as Institute of Development Studies Discussion Paper D180, Sussex

‘Students’ Learning Orientations and Adult Work (SLOG): A Case in Collaborative Cross-national Educational Research’.  Institute of Development Studies Bulletin  15 (4)

1983

`Employers and Qualifications: Learning from Developing Countries’, International Review of Applied Psychology, Vol 32

1982

The Diploma Disease: An Argument with Pictures, a film/video, written, directed and produced with R.P.Dore (accompanied by a resource booklet published as an IDS Discussion Paper D179)

‘The Content Analysis of Examinations in Eight African Countries: An Overview’ in ILO/JASPA, The Paper Qualifications Syndrome and Unemployment of School Leavers Addis Ababa

1981

‘The Role of School Examinations in the Promotion of the Paper Qualification Syndrome: Evidence from Eight African Countries’, in The Paper Qualification Syndrome and the Unemployment of School Leavers, ILO/JASPA, Addis Ababa (2 vols)

1980

‘The Logic of Students’ Employment Expectations’, Institute of Development Studies Bulletin 11 (2), Sussex

1978

‘Labour Market Backwash and the Educational Process – An Annotated Bibliography’, Institute of Development Studies Library Occasional Guide, No.12

‘The Occupational and Educational Expectations of Students in Development and Developing Countries’, Institute of Development Studies Research Report Series, Ed.3, Sussex

‘Types of Achievement and Examinations’, Institute of Development Studies Research Report Series, Ed.4, Sussex

‘Qualifications and Employment in Sri Lanka’, (with C. Deraniyagala and R.P.Dore) Institute of Development Studies Research Report Series,  Ed.2, Sussex

‘Qualifications and Employment in Mexico’, (with N.P Brooke and J.C.P Oxenham) Institute of Development Studies Research Report Series, Ed.1, Sussex

1977

‘The Use of Educational Qualifications in Labour Markets – An Annotated Bibliography’, Institute of Development Studies Library Occasional Guide, No.11, Sussex

1975

‘Statistics and the Heritocracy’,  Institute of Development Studies Bulletin, 7 (3)

Theme 5: Education In Sri Lanka

2013

(with Siri T Hettige) Globalisation, employment and education in Sri Lanka: opportunity and division, London: Routledge  . For further information see http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415638081/

Transforming Primary Education in Sri Lanka: from a ‘subject’ of education to a ‘stage’ of education, World Bank South Asia Development Sector  Report no 61

Independent Completion Report of the Basic Education Sector Program in Sri Lanka (with Perera, W., Sivagnanam, M. and Jennings, J.) AusAID Report Management response

2012

Educational Progress among the Indian Tamil Minority in the Plantations of Sri Lanka, in Sleeter, C. et al School Education, Pluralism and Marginality: comparative perspectives, New Delhi, Orient Blackswan Private Limited

2011

Education policy reform in Sri Lanka: the double-edged sword of political will, Journal of Education Policy, 26, 4 pp. 499-512

Access, Attendance and Achievement in Rural Schools in Sri Lanka (with H.N.Upul Indika and C. Rolleston) CREATE Pathways to Access Research Monograph No 73, London/Sussex

2010

The Politics, Policies and Progress of Basic Education in Sri Lanka, CREATE Research Monograph No. 38, London/Sussex

2009

(with Andy Green) Successful Globalisation, Education and Sustainable Development, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol  29, 2, pp.166-174

2008

(with Ricardo Sabates) Economic Globalisation, Youth Expectations and Social Class: the case of Sri Lanka, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 28, 708-722

(with Green, A). Education and Development in a Global Era: Strategies for ‘Successful Globalisation, in Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book 2008, Commonwealth Secretariat/ Henley Media Group, London, pp 134-137.

2007

(with A. Green, S. Kamat, M.Oketch, E Vickers) Education and Development in a Global Era: successful strategies for globalisation, DFID, Researching the Issues no 69, London

Paradoxes of Economic and Social Development in Sri Lanka: the Wages of Civil War, in A. Green, A.W.Little, S. Kamat, M.Oketch and E Vickers, Education and Development in a Global Era: successful strategies for globalisation, DFID, Researching the Issues, no 69, London

(Series editor) Globalisation, Qualifications and Livelihoods, Research Report Series, Find on ELDIS website. see DOC23458. See also DOC23329, 23352, 23365, 23411, 23453, 23454, 23456,23458,23459, 23460,23548,23549,23550,23552,23557,23461,23563,23565, 23567

(with J Evans) The role of UK qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: a comparative evaluation, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 27, issue 5, pp. 525-541

Labouring to Learn: educational change among the Indian Tamil minority in Sri Lanka, Paper prepared for the Deshkal Society conference on Education, Pluralism and Marginality: Comparative Perspectives New Delhi, India, 14th-16th December, 2007

2005

(with Jane Evans) The growth of foreign qualification suppliers in Sri Lanka: de facto decentralisation? Compare, Vol 35, no 2, 181-192

2003

Education for All: Policy and planning lessons from Sri Lanka, Researching the Issues, no 46, DFID, London.

2002

The planning of EFA: lessons from Sri Lanka, in Matlin, S. (ed) Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2003, London, TSO

Ulaipal Kalviyil Uyarvour, Trans.by S.Sanderesegaram, Colombo, Social Scientists Association, Sri Lanka, 2002, ISBN 955 9102 50 8

Iganeemata Ganna Vera, Trans.by Daela Bandara, Colombo, Social Scientists Association, Sri Lanka, 2002, ISBN 955-9102-49-4

2001

Ilankayil Arampak Kalvich Cheerthiruththam, Isurupaya, Ministry of Education and Higher Education Publications Department, Isurupaya, Sri Lanka pp 247,(editor and contributor) (Tamil translation of Little (ed) 2000 op.cit)

Sri Lankave Pradhamika Adhyapana Prathisanksk Aranaya, Isurupaya, Ministry of Education and Higher Education Publications Department, Isurupaya, Sri Lanka pp 255 (editor and contributor) (Sinhala translation of Little (ed) 2000 op.cit)

Five Year Plan for Primary Education 2000-2004, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Isurupaya, Sri Lanka, pp 137 (contributor)

Arampakkalvikkana Ainthu Varudath Thiddam 2000-2004, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Isurupaya,Sri Lanka,pp 166 (contributor) (Tamil translation of Five Year Plan op.cit_

Pradamikka Adhapanaya Santhahawana Pas Avuruddu Salasma 2000-2004, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Isurupaya, Sri Lanka, pp 157 (contributor) (Sinhala translation of Five Year plan, op.cit)

2000

Primary Education Reform in Sri Lanka, Isurupaya, Ministry of Education and Higher Education Publications Department (editor and contributor), July

Qualifications, Quality and Equality: a political economy of Sri Lankan education 1971-1993’, in A. Welch (ed.) Quality and Equality in Third World Education, New York and London, Falmer Press

‘Post-Jomtien models of educational development: analysis vs advocacy’, in Malmberg, L-E., Hansen, S-E and Heino, K. Basic education for all: a global concern for quality, Vasa, Abo Akademi

1999

Labouring to Learn: towards a political economy of education and plantations in Sri Lanka, Basingstoke, Macmillan Press (English edition), pp.324

Planning Guidelines for the development of medium and long term provincial education plans, Isurupaya, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, (with others), pp 92

Primary Education Planning Project (PEPP) Team Leader Reports, Document Series Nos. 20, 25, 27, 31, Cambridge Education Consultants and Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Colombo

1998

Primary Education Planning Project (PEPP) Team Leader Reports, Document Series Nos. 12,16,19, Cambridge Education Consultants and Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Colombo

Primary Education Planning Project (PEPP) Output to Purpose Review, Cambridge Education Consultants and Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Document Series No. 18

1997

‘The Value of Examination Success in Sri Lanka 1971-1996; the effects of ethnicity, political patronage and youth insurgency’, Assessment in Education, vol 4, no 1, 67-86

1996

‘Contexts and Histories: the shaping of assessment practice’, in Little, A.W. and A. Wolf (eds) Assessment in Transition: Learning, Monitoring and Selection in International Perspective (ed with Alison Wolf), Pergamon, Oxford

‘Education, the State and Plantation Tamils in a  Plural Sri Lanka: the case of the Gonakelle School’, in The Changing Role of the State in Educational Development,  (ed.) Keith Watson, UKFIET

1995

Insider Accounts: the monitoring and evaluation of primary education projects in Sri Lanka, Education Division Monograph, SIDA

1994

‘Primary Schools Development Plan: participation pattern of pupils admitted to class 1 in 1986’ (with Harris Rajapaksa) Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Evaluation Report series no 2, Sri Lanka

1993

‘Improving Educational Effectiveness in a Plantation School: the case of the Gonakelle School in Sri Lanka’ (with R Sivasithambaram) in Levin, H. and Lockheed, M. Effective Schools in Developing Countries Stanford University Press

1992

Towards an Internal Monitoring and Evaluation System for Primary Education in Sri Lanka, Report to Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka pp24

Towards a Research programme on the problems of Disadvantaged Schools in Sri Lanka Report to SIDA and the National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka,  pp 12

Evaluating Project Objectives: Improving the Quality of Education and Increasing Educational Participation, (with M Sivagnanam) Ministry of Education Sri Lanka/SIDA Evaluation Report Series no 1 pp 28

1990

‘Towards the twenty first century’ in Voice of the Voiceless Bulletin of the Co-ordinating Secretariat for Plantation Areas no 41 Kandy

1987

Editor and contributor Why do Students Learn?  A Six Country Study Student Motivation Institute of Development Studies Research Report, Series Rr17, Sussex

‘Attributions in a Cross-Cultural Context’,  Psychology Monographs,  vol 113  no1

People in Plantations: Means or Ends?  Editor (with S Davies and C Kemp) Institute of Development Studies Bulletin 18 (2)

‘Education and Change in Plantations: the case of Sri Lanka’, Institute of Development Studies Bulletin 18(2)

1985

Education Profile: Sri Lanka, The British Council Central Information Service, London, October

‘Students’ Learning Orientations and Adult Work: The SLOG Project’, International Journal of Educational Development, 5 (3), Special Issue on `Research, Co-operation and Evaluation of Educational Programmes in the Third World’

‘Human Resources Development in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Education and Training’, (with J-I Lofstedt and S Jayaweera) Education Division Documents, No.24, SIDA, March

1984

‘Assessment-Oriented Learning and Adult Work: An International Study’, Higher Education in Europe Vol.IX, No.1, UNESCO

‘Education, Earnings and Productivity – The Eternal Triangle’, in J.Oxenham (ed), Education versus Qualifications?  A Study of Relationships Between, Education, Selection for Employment and the Productivity of Labour, George Allen & Unwin, London

‘Combating the Diploma Disease’ in Oxenham (ibid)

Examination Reform and Educational Change in Sri Lanka, 1972-1982: Modernisation or Dependent Underdevelopment?‘, (with Keith Lewin) in K.Watson (ed.), Dependence and Interdependence in Education: International Perspectives, Croom Helm, London, also published as Institute of Development Studies Discussion Paper D180, Sussex

‘Students’ Learning Orientations and Adult Work (SLOG): A Case in Collaborative Cross-national Educational Research’.  Institute of Development Studies Bulletin  15 (4)

1983

`Employers and Qualifications: Learning from Developing Countries’, International Review of Applied Psychology, Vol 32

‘Education and Development: Some Reflections from an Interdisciplined Social Psychologist’, in F Blackler (ed), Social Psychology and Developing Countries, Wiley, London

1982

The Diploma Disease: An Argument with Pictures, a film/video, written, directed and produced with R.P.Dore (accompanied by a resource booklet published as an IDS Discussion Paper D179)

1980

‘Is Education Related to Productivity?’, Institute of Development Studies Bulletin 11 (2), Sussex

‘The Development of the Child’s Understanding of the Causes of Academic Success and Failure. Case Studies from England and Sri Lanka’, Development Research Digest, No.4

1978

‘Qualifications and Employment in Sri Lanka’, (with C. Deraniyagala and R.P.Dore) Institute of Development Studies Research Report Series,  Ed.2, Sussex

Theme 6: Education in China

2009

(with Andy Green) Successful Globalisation, Education and Sustainable Development, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol  29, 2, pp.166-174

2007

(with A. Green, S. Kamat, M.Oketch, E Vickers) Education and Development in a Global Era: successful strategies for globalisation, DFID, Researching the Issues no 69, London

2002

‘Borderless Higher Education and Qualifications’ in International Perspectives on Higher Education, Hangzhou, Zhejiang University Press ISBN 7-308-02563-2

1997

(editor) The Diploma Disease: Twenty Years on, Special Issue of Assessment in Education, vol 4, 1

1996

Access, Equity and Efficiency: perspectives on the Chinese School System (with Keith Lewin and Wang Lu) British Council China Research Monograph no 6

Quality and Quantity in Technical and Vocational Schooling in China (with Keith Lewin, Xu Hui and Li Jiayong, British Council China Research Monograph no 7

Policy and Practice in Higher Education in China (with Keith Lewin and Xu Hui) British Council China Research Monograph no 8

Examinations and Assessment: Practice, Procedure and Problems in China (with Keith Lewin and Wang Gang) British Council Research Monograph  no 9

The Education and Training of Teachers in China: Methods and Issues (with Keith Lewin and Shi Weiping) British Council Research Monograph no 10

1995

Educational Assessment: Sino-British Perspectives (ed: with Wang Gang and Alison Wolf) ICRA Conference proceedings no 2, Institute of Education, University of London

‘Comparing Chinese and English Systems of Educational Assessment’ in Little, Wang and Wolf (eds) op cit

1994

Educational Innovation in China: tracing the impact of the 1985 Reform  (with K M Lewin, Xu Hui and Zheng Ji Wei), Longman

1993

‘Trends in International and Comparative Education’ in Journal of Pedagogy (Chinese Peoples’ University) G1, 1, pp. 70 -74, also published in the Hangzhou University Academic Journal, 1993

Theme 7: Education and Development

2011

Interview with Angela Little on her retirement from the Institute of Education, issue 35, alumni life, summer 2011, Institute of Education, University of London. Find the full magazine here.

2010

International and comparative education: what’s in a name? Compare, Vol. 40, No. 6, December 2010, 845–852

2009

(with Andy Green) Successful Globalisation, Education and Sustainable Development, International Journal of Educational Development, Vol  29, 2, pp.166-174

2008

Education and Development: a journey through time and space, Lecture delivered to the BAICE student conference, held at the University of Sussex, June, 2008

2004

Education and Developing Countries: 75 Years, a historical overview of the work of the Institute of Education in the field of education in developing countries.

Seventy-five years of education partnerships with developing countries. Paper written for the 75th anniversary of the Institute of Education’s work with developing countries, celebrated on 23 November 2002. Revised January 2004

2000

Development Studies and Comparative Education: context, content, comparison and contributors, Comparative Education, Volume 36 No. 3, pp. 279–296.

1999

Education, Cultures and Economics: dilemmas for development, New York and London: Falmer Press, pp 403 (editor with Fiona Leach)

‘Development and Education: cultural and economic analysis’ in Education, Cultures and Economics: dilemmas for development, op.cit, pp 3-32

1996

‘Globalisation and Educational Research:whose context counts?’, International Journal of Educational Development, vol 16, no 4 pp.427-438

1995

Culture and Learning (editor with G.R.Teasedale), Prospects, vol XXV, no 4, Unesco, Paris

‘In conclusion: questions of culture and education’ Prospects, vol XXV, no 4, 777-782, Paris

1992

Education and Development: Macro Relationships and Microcultures, Institute of Development Studies Silver Jubilee Papers, no 4, Sussex, pp24

1988

Learning from Developing Countries, an inaugural lecture at the Institute of Education, University of London on 15 March 1988

 

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