ERIC Number: ED344980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Education's Role in National Development Plans: Ten Country Cases.
Thomas, R. Murray, Ed.
The place education has been assigned in the national development programs of 10 nations is discussed, the problems that these countries have encountered in managing education are examined, and the measures adopted to solve educational problems are assessed. Included are the following papers: (1) "The Nature of National Development Planning" (R. M. Thomas); (2) "The Soviet Union" (R. L. Raby); (3) "The German Democratic Republic" (S. M. Shafer); (4) "Pakistan" (N. Jalil and N. F. McGinn); (5) "Egypt" (A. A. Elmallah and K. Gezi); (6) "The People's Republic of China" (J. Chuang and R. M. Thomas); (7) "South Korea" (H. W. Soh); (8) "Indonesia" (R. M. Thomas); (9) "Papua New Guinea" (M. Bray); (10) "Tanzania" (R. M. Thomas); (11) "Zaire" (B. A. Yates); and (12) "Lessons Learned" (R. M. Thomas). There are 286 references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Studies, National Programs, Program Development, Public Policy, Role of Education, Socioeconomic Influences
Praeger, Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($49.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: China; Egypt; Germany; Indonesia; National Development; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; South Korea; Tanzania; USSR; Zaire