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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Adamson, Peter, Ed. – 1996
This report brings together the latest available statistics to record national achievements in child survival, health, nutrition, education, family planning, and progress for women. Each section contains a commentary and a presentation of related statistics. Following an introduction by UNICEF executive director Carol Bellamy, the commentaries…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect
Adamson, Peter, Ed. – Progress of Nations, 1994
This report brings together the latest available statistics to record national achievements in child survival, health, nutrition, education, family planning, and progress for women. Each section contains a commentary and a presentation of related statistics. The commentaries of the report are: (1) Introduction, "One Small Step for a Summit" (Peter…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Welfare
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University; "Application…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
Adamson, Peter; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2001
Noting that injuries are the leading cause of child death in all the world's more developed countries, this report is the second in a series of "Innocenti Report Cards" designed to monitor the performance of industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children. The report focuses on child death by injury in the member countries of the…
Descriptors: Child Safety, Children, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations
Adamson, Peter; Brown, Giorgina; Micklewright, John; Waldman, Robert; Wright, Anna – 2002
This report compares the relative effectiveness of education systems across the developed world. Data come from the Programme for International Student Assessment, Trends in International Maths and Science Study, and the International Adult Literacy Survey. Overall, educational performance in some OECD countries is consistently better than others.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Developed Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
Adamson, Peter; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2000
The tables of child poverty presented in this document are the most comprehensive estimates of child poverty across the industrialized world. Based on an analysis of the latest data from the Luxembourg Income Study of household surveys, the first figure shows the proportion of children living in poverty in 23 nations of the Organisation for…
Descriptors: Children, Developed Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Development
Adamson, Peter; Brown, Giorgina; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2001
This third Innocenti Report Card presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey so far of teenage birth rates in the industrialized world. And it attempts at least a partial analysis of why some countries have teenage birth rates that are ten or even fifteen times higher than others. The starting point is a new league table of teenage birth…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations
Adamson, Peter, Ed. – 1993
This report documents the progress made in developing and developed nations to improve health, nutrition, education, family planning, and the condition of women over the last 40 years. It presents tables that rank the world's nations and regions on: (1) the mortality rate of children under 5 years of age; (2) the percent of children under 5 years…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Child Health, Developed Nations
Grant, James P.; Adamson, Peter – 1982
Synthesizing the experience of UNICEF's own work in over 100 countries as well as the views of leading international specialists, this report suggests that recent scientific and social breakthroughs have put into our hands the means to bring about a revolution in the health and well-being of children in the developing world. The first part of the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Children, Developing Nations, Employment