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  • 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...

  • Transitions in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This working paper discusses equity and efficiency issues in secondary education transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its main purpose is to identify and analyze national, regional, and local measures that may lead to the development of more efficient and seamless transitions between post-primary education pathways. In most African countries student... more...

  • Accelerating Catch-upby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Sub-Saharan Africa has recently enjoyed a surge in economic growth due to the rising prices of its commodities and natural resources. To sustain this growth in the face of intensifying global competition, African countries may wish to align their tertiary education and research systems more closely to national economic development based on a deepening... more...

  • Curricula, Examinations, and Assessment in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Economic and social changes, fast evolution of technology, and the growing importance of internet services and international communications-all these require secondary education providers to adapt what is taught and learned in schools. However, in Africa the content of secondary curricula is in most cases ill-adapted to 21st century challenges, where... more...

  • Governance, Management, and Accountability in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Increasingly the role of management and governance is recognized as important for providing and delivering effective services at all levels of education. In view of the growing demand for more and better services at secondary education levels, these are crucial issues that must be addressed urgently. Sub-Saharan Africa’s secondary education and... more...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2010by André E. Mazawi; Ronald G. Sultana

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 175.00

    The World Yearbook of Education 2010: Education and the Arab 'World': Political Projects, Struggles, and Geometries of Power opens up discussions about improving the relationship between the Arab World and the West, beyond the divide of most current approaches. more...

  • Indian Higher Educationby Pawan Agarwal

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    India is in the throes of great developments in the field of higher education. This book identifies the needs and gaps in this sector and provides suggestions for improvement based on the lessons learnt from the experiences of other countries. It facilitates a clear and holistic understanding of the sector’s complex nature and breaks several myths... more...

  • Reading Acquisition in Indiaby Purushottam G. Patel

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 52.95

    The sixth in the series on Research in Applied Linguistics, this is a ground-breaking study which presents a phonological analysis of Brahmi and its modern derivatives. It closely examines India’s ancient cultural-linguistic background, particularly the Vedic Culture of oral tradition, and relates this scholarship to current research and theory... more...

  • Reforming Higher Education in Vietnamby Grant Harman

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Vietnam is a dynamic member of the community of Southeast Asian nations. Consistent with aspirations across the region, it is seeking to develop its higher education system as rapidly as possible. Vietnam's approach stands out, however, as being extremely ambitious. Indeed, it may be at risk of attempting to do too much too quickly. By 2020, for... more...