ERIC Number: EJ422090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The International Economy and National Education Reform: A Comparison of Education Reforms in the United States and Great Britain.
Guthrie, James W.; Pierce, Lawrence C.
Oxford Review of Education, v16 n2 p179-205 1990
Analyzes the increasingly global economy, stressing industrialized nations' interdependence, need to remain competitive, and consequent need for human capital development. Outlines educational reform strategies and compares U.S. and British reforms. Concludes British reforms attempt to increase access to education whereas U.S. reforms seek to raise academic standards. (CH)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Human Capital, International Relations, International Trade, Policy Formation, Role of Education, World Affairs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)