As the title suggests, this book reflects upon the challenges and obstacles facing indigenous education, the situation of indigenous peoples with regard to education, as well as aspects of the political and legal context of education. It develops a set of criteria for identifying successful, quality education for indigenous peoples, illustrated by relevant case studies and experiences. This book is published within the framework of the United Nations International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (1994–2004). It offers insights for policy makers, researchers and all those concerned with educational provision for indigenous peoples.
Also available in the Education on the Move series