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Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
Higher education and inequality in China
X. Wang; B.M. Fleisher; H. Li / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2007
Is the rising inequality in China associated with variable access to educational opportunities? This paper models the effects on the evolution of private returns to schooling for college graduates during China’s reform betw...
A review of university cooperation between Norway and Tibet
J. Lexow; J. Enwall / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
This paper presents the findings of a review of a research and scholarship programme financed by NORAD through the Network of University Cooperation Tibet-Norway (NTN). The programme aims to: generate new insight i...
Impacts of public sector and private sector education provision on the labour markets
S. Calónico; H. Nopo / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2007
The private provision of educational services at tertiary, secondary and primary levels has been expanding in Latin America in recent decades. The low quality of public provision of education is given as the main reason for the expans...
How to reach the MDGs on education for all and rural development
A. Breccia; E. Hermanowicz / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2007
Although a lot has to be done to reach the Millennium Development Goals on education for all (EFA) and rural development, the authors argue that they are still achievable. However, strong partnerships between stakeholders have to deve...
Higher education drives development in Uganda
M. Obwona; S. Ssewanyana / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 2007
Recent evidence suggests higher education is both a result and determinant of income. This report examines the impact of higher education in Uganda’s development process and identifies ways to enhance its impact. Emp...
Students with limited English proficiency in the United States – who are they?
J. Batalova,; M. Fix,; J. Murray, / Migration Policy Institute 2007
Who are immigrant students and students who do not speak English well? Where are they from? What is their family background (social, economic, linguistic, etc.)? How well do they do in school? Are they developing the literacy needed t...
Skills of South African workers do not match the labour market demands
R. Dias; D. Posel / Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa 2007
The supply of skilled labour in South Africa cannot meet labour demands. This paper investigates the relationship between education and unemployment in post-apartheid South Africa, and examines whether employment growth has been inhib...
Higher education by distance in developed and developing countries
S. D'Antoni / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2006
This report illuminates some of the policy, planning and management issues faced by universities that use distance education technologies to deliver their programmes and courses to national and international students. Commencing with ...
Strategies to improve quality and enhance access for disadvantaged students in Thailand
L. Benveniste / World Bank 2007
This Social Monitor report assesses the current situation in Thailand with regard to secondary education, and concludes that progress to date has been good: government efforts to expand secondary education in Thailand have produced dr...
Items 1 to 10 of 70

Items 1 to 10 of 70

Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
Higher education and inequality in China
X. Wang; B.M. Fleisher; H. Li / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2007
Is the rising inequality in China associated with variable access to educational opportunities? This paper models the effects on the evolution of private returns to schooling for college graduates during China’s reform betw...
A review of university cooperation between Norway and Tibet
J. Lexow; J. Enwall / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
This paper presents the findings of a review of a research and scholarship programme financed by NORAD through the Network of University Cooperation Tibet-Norway (NTN). The programme aims to: generate new insight i...
Impacts of public sector and private sector education provision on the labour markets
S. Calónico; H. Nopo / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2007
The private provision of educational services at tertiary, secondary and primary levels has been expanding in Latin America in recent decades. The low quality of public provision of education is given as the main reason for the expans...
How to reach the MDGs on education for all and rural development
A. Breccia; E. Hermanowicz / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2007
Although a lot has to be done to reach the Millennium Development Goals on education for all (EFA) and rural development, the authors argue that they are still achievable. However, strong partnerships between stakeholders have to deve...
Higher education drives development in Uganda
M. Obwona; S. Ssewanyana / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 2007
Recent evidence suggests higher education is both a result and determinant of income. This report examines the impact of higher education in Uganda’s development process and identifies ways to enhance its impact. Emp...
Students with limited English proficiency in the United States – who are they?
J. Batalova,; M. Fix,; J. Murray, / Migration Policy Institute 2007
Who are immigrant students and students who do not speak English well? Where are they from? What is their family background (social, economic, linguistic, etc.)? How well do they do in school? Are they developing the literacy needed t...
Skills of South African workers do not match the labour market demands
R. Dias; D. Posel / Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa 2007
The supply of skilled labour in South Africa cannot meet labour demands. This paper investigates the relationship between education and unemployment in post-apartheid South Africa, and examines whether employment growth has been inhib...
Higher education by distance in developed and developing countries
S. D'Antoni / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2006
This report illuminates some of the policy, planning and management issues faced by universities that use distance education technologies to deliver their programmes and courses to national and international students. Commencing with ...
Strategies to improve quality and enhance access for disadvantaged students in Thailand
L. Benveniste / World Bank 2007
This Social Monitor report assesses the current situation in Thailand with regard to secondary education, and concludes that progress to date has been good: government efforts to expand secondary education in Thailand have produced dr...
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