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Title: The TAMAM Project: Shifting the Paradigm of Educational Reform in the Arab World
Contributor(s): Akkary, Rima Karami (author); Rizk, Nadya  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2012
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Abstract: This paper presents a descriptive case study of the TAMAM project as a new school reform initiative in the Arab world. The case addresses goals, strategies and assumptions of the project, its distinctive and promising design features, and the cultural and contextual factors critical to its successful implementation. The work adopted grounded theory procedures for collecting and analyzing data. The study provides researchers interested in cross cultural transfer of conceptual knowledge insights into the aspects of widely accepted reform models that need to be emphasized if those western models are to be successfully adapted to the Arab Schools cultural context.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2(3), p. 1-29
Publisher: Worldwide Education and Training Solutions
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 2161-7252
Field of Research (FOR): 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
930502 Management of Education and Training Systems
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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