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Socio-environmental and behavioural correlates of child morbidity in Pakistan
J Bennett / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Empirical evidence to determine the health status of children aged less than five years was gathered from an area in Rawalpindi, one of the large cities of Pakistan. Of the total 1301 children ever born to 341 ever married women aged ...
Language-teaching and world view in Urdu medium schools in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The ordinary state run school teaches most subjects in Urdu in most parts of Pakistan. And even when it does teach in Sindhi or Pashto, Urdu is taught as an additional language. As such, the world view of the products of state schools...
Pakistani universities: the colonial legacy
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1993
The universities were established by the colonial British government in 1858 so as to produce educated Indians to serve in the expanding bureaucracy. As government and security were the major concerns of the colonial government they m...
Does longer compulsory education equalize educational attainment? evidence from a major policy reform
M.G. Kırdar; M. Dayıoğlu; I. Koç / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey - which substantially increased the grade completion rates not only during the new compulsory years but also during the high school y...
Sstudents’ achievement in the MENA countries: the Eyneman-Loxley effect revisited using TIMSS 2007 data
D.S. Bouhlila / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Since the controversial finding of the Coleman Report (1966), which was that school resources had little effect on educational outcomes comparing to family background, huge literature has emerged in order to verify the above finding i...
Private tutoring and the question of equitable opportunities in Turkey
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Private tutoring is one of the most important issues in countries where there is great demand for higher education but access is limited by entrance examinations. This paper focuses on the implications of private tutoring in Tu...
Language-teaching in Pakistani madrassas
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The madrassas (or madaris) are religious seminaries which have been in the news in the last two years for two major reasons. First, their students, called tulaba in Arabic and taliban in Pashto, rose to rule most of Afghanistan. And s...
Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education? Evidence from Jordan
R. Assaad; M. Saleh / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Raising intergenerational mobility of educational attainment, or achieving greater equality of opportunity in the acquisition of human capital over time, is a major objective of public policy. This paper examines the effect of ...
The language of employment: the case of Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
One cannot find employment in a modern state without being able to read, write and speak (in that order) a certain, standardised, written language. In short, to be part of the salariat in Pakistan one must know a certain language the ...
An overview of basic education under the social action plan in Pakistan
SR Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
The justified fear of austerity imposed by structural adjustment is that the social sectors, including education, are likely to face the first and major budget cuts. This fear was based on experience in several developing countries an...
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Socio-environmental and behavioural correlates of child morbidity in Pakistan
J Bennett / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Empirical evidence to determine the health status of children aged less than five years was gathered from an area in Rawalpindi, one of the large cities of Pakistan. Of the total 1301 children ever born to 341 ever married women aged ...
Language-teaching and world view in Urdu medium schools in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The ordinary state run school teaches most subjects in Urdu in most parts of Pakistan. And even when it does teach in Sindhi or Pashto, Urdu is taught as an additional language. As such, the world view of the products of state schools...
Pakistani universities: the colonial legacy
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1993
The universities were established by the colonial British government in 1858 so as to produce educated Indians to serve in the expanding bureaucracy. As government and security were the major concerns of the colonial government they m...
Does longer compulsory education equalize educational attainment? evidence from a major policy reform
M.G. Kırdar; M. Dayıoğlu; I. Koç / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey - which substantially increased the grade completion rates not only during the new compulsory years but also during the high school y...
Sstudents’ achievement in the MENA countries: the Eyneman-Loxley effect revisited using TIMSS 2007 data
D.S. Bouhlila / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Since the controversial finding of the Coleman Report (1966), which was that school resources had little effect on educational outcomes comparing to family background, huge literature has emerged in order to verify the above finding i...
Private tutoring and the question of equitable opportunities in Turkey
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Private tutoring is one of the most important issues in countries where there is great demand for higher education but access is limited by entrance examinations. This paper focuses on the implications of private tutoring in Tu...
Language-teaching in Pakistani madrassas
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The madrassas (or madaris) are religious seminaries which have been in the news in the last two years for two major reasons. First, their students, called tulaba in Arabic and taliban in Pashto, rose to rule most of Afghanistan. And s...
Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education? Evidence from Jordan
R. Assaad; M. Saleh / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Raising intergenerational mobility of educational attainment, or achieving greater equality of opportunity in the acquisition of human capital over time, is a major objective of public policy. This paper examines the effect of ...
The language of employment: the case of Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
One cannot find employment in a modern state without being able to read, write and speak (in that order) a certain, standardised, written language. In short, to be part of the salariat in Pakistan one must know a certain language the ...
An overview of basic education under the social action plan in Pakistan
SR Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
The justified fear of austerity imposed by structural adjustment is that the social sectors, including education, are likely to face the first and major budget cuts. This fear was based on experience in several developing countries an...
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West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET)
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) is an international academic journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of information and education technology. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Information and Education Technology. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of t...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART)
HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.  It works together to support the use of evidence and expert advice in policymaking. HEART helps time-pressured decision-makers better understand, interpret and apply health, nutrition and education evidence. It is primarily designed to provide the most relevant evidence to address pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
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