ERIC Number: ED381418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Development of Education In Asia and the Pacific: A Statistical Review.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This document contains statistical data related to education. The booklet begins with an executive summary in English, Japanese, French, and Russian. The data is divided into nine general sections. The first section is population and contains: (1) world and regional perspectives; (2) sub-regional trends; (3) population perspectives by country; (4) young age and school age population; and (5) demographic dynamics and implications. The second section is literacy and contains: (1) regional literacy trends; (2) situation by subsection; and (3) prospects at country level. The third section is overall participation in education and contains: (1) progress in overall enrollment; (2) changes in weight by level; and (3) participation of girls. The fourth section is pre-primary education and contains: (1) growth trends; (2) enrollment ratios; and (3) girls in pre-primary education. The fifth section is primary education and contains: (1) changes in enrollment trends; (2) participation and prospects; (3) implications for Universal Primary Education; (4) access to grade 1; (5) retention; and (6) coefficient of efficiency. The sixth section is secondary education and contains: (1) regional and subregional trends; (2) level of participation; (3) transition from 1st to 2nd level education; and (4) technical/vocational secondary education. The seventh section is higher education and contains: (1) expansion in enrollment; (2) students enrolled per 100,000 inhabitants; (3) female students; (4) enrollment by field of study; and (5) students abroad. The eighth section is teachers and contains: (1) overall trends; (2) subregional trends; and (3) pupil-teacher ratio. The ninth section covers finance: (1) changes in constant prices; (2) public expenditure on education as percentage of Gross National Product; (3) public spending on education as percentage of government expenditure; (4) distribution by level of education; (5) expenditure per pupil/student; and (6) expenditure by purpose. Four statistical tables conclude the document. (DK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Census Figures, Economics, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Geography, Literacy, Population Distribution, Primary Education, Teacher Student Ratio
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Asia Pacific Programme of Education for All; Asia Pacific Region
Note: For a related document, see SO 024 373. Statistics prepared for the Regional Conference of Ministers of Education and Those Responsible for Economic Planning in Asia and the Pacific (6th, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 21-24, 1993).