ERIC Number: ED360209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Planning in Small-Area Countries: The Case of the Caribbean (Study Made on Behalf of Unesco).
This paper describes a study whose twofold purpose was to: (1) use the monograph approach to improve knowledge about the situation of education in small countries, particularly in the Caribbean; and (2) distill ideas and techniques to make a technical contribution to educational planning in small countries. Part 1 presents a preliminary reminder of the theoretical and methodological bases of the socio-economic analysis of small countries to explain underlying problems. Part 2 is an in-depth, comparative investigation of small countries' educational problems. The study focuses on two subgroups of islands: those of the eastern Caribbean and of the French West Indies. Part 3 presents alternatives and options open to educational planners, bearing in mind the constraints imposed by the countries' small size. The report accents long range forward analysis. A bibliography lists 9 books, 15 articles and chapters, and 8 reports and research works. Statistical annexes comprise half the document. (SG)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Place de Fontenoy, Paris 75700 France.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: N/A