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  • Post-Secondary Education in Qatarby Cathleen Stasz; Eric R. Eide; Francisco Martorell

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    The leadership of Qatar has a social and political vision that calls for improving the country's post-secondary education system. Qatar's Supreme Education Council asked RAND to conduct a one-year study to assess whether the current post-secondary education opportunities in Qatar are aligned with the nation's social and economic goals,... more...

  • Citizenship Curriculum in Asia and the Pacificby David L. Grossman; Wing On Lee; Kerry J. Kennedy

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Based on case studies of 11 societies in the worlda (TM)s most dynamic region, this book signals a new direction of study at the intersection of citizenship education and the curriculum. Following their successful volume, Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific: Concepts and Issues (published as No. 14 in this series), the editors, widely regarded... more...

  • Educating in the Artsby Lindy Joubert

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Written by leaders in a wide range of creative fields and from all corners of the Asian region, this collection of essays presents arts and education programs which reflect traditional and contemporary practices. The volume brings together researchers, practitioners, educators, children and young people with shared interests in the arts and activities... more...

  • The History of Modern Japanese Educationby Benjamin Duke

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    The History of Modern Japanese Education is the first account in English of the construction of a national school system in Japan, as outlined in the 1872 document, the Gakusei. Divided into three parts tracing decades of change, the book begins by exploring the feudal background for the Gakusei during the Tokugawa era which produced the initial leaders... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The Australia Reportby Evelyn Douglas; Jessica Harris

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The Australia Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The China Reportby Yong Zhao; Ruhui Ni; Wei Qiu

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The China Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the United... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Financing of Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby Keith M. Lewin

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Investment in secondary schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa has been neglected since the World Conference on Education for All at Jomtien. The World Education Forum in Dakar began to recognize the growing importance of post-primary schooling for development. Only 25 percent of school-age children attend secondary school in the region—and fewer complete... more...

  • The Link Between Health, Social Issues, and Secondary Educationby Robert Smith

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This working paper is based on a literature review and country case studies in six Sub-Saharan African countries: Eritrea, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania. It looks at the role of secondary education and training in promoting health, civics and life skills among the African youth. Specifically, this study focuses on examining which... more...

  • School Construction Strategies for Universal Primary Education in Africaby Serge Theunynck

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    School Construction Strategies for Universal Primary Education in Africa' examines the scope of the infrastructure challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa and the constraints to scaling up at an affordable cost. It assesses the experiences of African countries with school planning, school facility designs, and construction techniques, procurement and implementation... more...

  • The Challenge of Expanding Secondary Education and Training in Madagascarby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This report, produced with the help of Madagascar’s national education team in 2006-07, is designed to contribute to ongoing education reform discussions. It analyzes the constraints to system expansion and presents possible next steps for an appropriate course of action. This report aims to encourage discussion among policymakers, stakeholders... more...