ERIC Number: ED313771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Educational Reforms. Bulletin of the UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Number 29.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Over the past four decades, countries in the Asia Pacific region have made in-depth reviews of educational policies that have led to reforms. The volume's first section gives an overview of experiences of countries in the region with respect to education policy review exercises and the formulation and implementation of educational policies and reforms. The second section is an account of the highlights of the comprehensive educational reforms in Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. The third section presents seven essays on special areas and issues in educational reform: (1) distance education in Thailand; (2) development and reform in teacher education; (3) reform in secondary education in Pakistan; (4) recent reforms in technical and vocational education; (5) education of the disadvantaged--problems and issues; (6) Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All--a reform in mass education in Asia and the Pacific; and (7) higher education reform in India, Japan, and China. Section 4 is a bibliographical supplement containing 92 references, a list of previous issues, and recent publications. (SI)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Vocational Education
Publications, UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Parkanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand ($12.00).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.