ERIC Number: ED373876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Promotion of Primary Education for Girls and Disadvantaged Groups.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This report presents the results of a meeting of education officials from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Thailand to discuss the promotion of primary education for girls and other disadvantaged groups in developing Asian countries. Chapter 1 serves as an introduction, discussing the goals and results of the meeting. Chapter 2 summarizes the educational situation in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan in relation to the education of disadvantaged groups. Chapter 3 provides an analysis of the major issues and problems relating to the education of girls and children in rural and remote areas. These include poverty, unemployment, sex discrimination, inadequate infrastructure, and lack of schools. Chapter 4 outlines a cooperative framework for preparing innovative pilot programs for promoting primary education for girls and other disadvantaged groups. Chapter 5, the bulk of the report, describes country-specific proposals for individual pilot projects and programs. Four annexes provide a list of the meeting participants, an annotated agenda, the inaugural speech, and the welcoming speech. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: Asia; Bangladesh; China; India; Japan; Nepal; Pakistan