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  • Gender Equity in Junior and Senior Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Evidence of gender inequity and inequality in terms of access, retention and performance in secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa raises many questions. While transition rates from primary to secondary are higher for girls than boys, and the repetition rates are lower, girls still significantly trail behind boys in terms of secondary GER. This... more...

  • Fifty Years of Higher Education in Indiaby Amrik Singh

    SAGE India 2003; US$ 75.95

    The University Grants Commission, which began functioning under an executive order in 1953, enters its Golden Jubilee year on 28 December 2003. From the time the UGC was set up, there has been an exponential growth in the number of higher academic institutions which today employ more than 400,000 teachers with a student body in excess of 9 million.... more...

  • The Challenges of Culture-based Learningby Samuel Yim

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book investigates the impact of culture-based learning among secondary school children in India and reflects that students have the potential to adapt and develop their learning styles according to society, family, religion, and cultural demands. more...

  • Higher Education in Asia/Pacificby Terance W. Bigalke; Deane E. Neubauer

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    Expansion and privatization have created new concerns over the quality of education throughout the Asia/Pacific region. This volume provides a framework to examine these challenges in the region and beyond. more...

  • Governance of Technical Education in Indiaby Jannette Cheong; Andreas Blom

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    Higher education, and in particular technical education, is critical to India’s aspirations of becoming a major competitive player in the global knowledge economy. The technical education system is huge and complex, and reforms are imperative. Countrywide policies continue to identify Good Governance as key to the success of reforms and investments... more...

  • The Search for New Governance of Higher Education in Asiaby Ka-Ho Mok

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This volume sets out in the wider context of globalization to critically examine how selected countries / societies in Asia have responded to the growing pressures of globalization for improving university performance in the global market place. more...

  • Dispersal and Renewalby Clifford Matthews; Oswald Cheung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 38.00

    In this volume, dedicated to the memory of Hong Kong University students, faculty and members of the Court who lost their lives as a result of hostilities in the Far East during 1941-1945, we ask what happened to the University during those years of Japanese occupation when there was only the shell of a campus left standing on Pokfulam Road. more...

  • The University of Hong Kongby Bernard Mellor

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 38.00

    The University of Hong Kong is one of Hong Kong’s largest single community enterprises. First incorporated as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance of 1911 its first faculties were formed from the Hong Kong College of Medicine founded in 1887. The growth and development of the University to its present internationally-recognized... more...

  • University Unlimitedby Graeme Davison; Kate Murphy

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 36.35

    From student radicalism to global expansion, this is the story of Australia's largest and most international university. more...

  • Japanese High Schoolby Shoko Yoneyama

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    For large numbers of school students in Japan school has become a battle field. Recent violent events in schools, together with increasing drop-out rates and bullying are undermining stereotypes about the effectiveness of the Japanese education system. This incisive and original book looks at Japanese high school from a student perspective and contextualises... more...