ERIC Number: ED258848
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Educational Developments in Asia and the Pacific--A Graphic Presentation.
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
This booklet reproduces 25 graphic panels designed to depict the development of education in Asia and the Pacific. The contents are divided into five sections. The population section includes data on total population; percentage distribution of population estimates (total and school-age), 1985; percentage illiterate, estimates and projections by sub-region; estimated percentage variation in number of illiterates aged 15+ between 1970-1980; percentage distribution of the population according to education attainment; and out-of-school children and youth in the developing countries of the area. The section on school education structure includes one chart on national structure. The enrollment section includes enrollment by level of education; gross enrollment ratios at all levels of education and by sex; dropout rates; and percentages of students in higher education. The teachers' section includes data on teacher education levels and pupil-teacher ratios. The educational expenditure section covers educational expenditures as a percentage of Gross National Product and of government expenditure; per pupil expenditure; and percentage distributions of current public expenditure by level of education and on education by purpose. (IS)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Demography, Developing Nations, Dropout Rate, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Graphs, Higher Education, Literacy, Population Distribution, Teacher Education, Teacher Student Ratio
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.