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Olson, Martha J. – New York University Journal of International Law & Politics, 1979
Legal issues raised by the movement to divestiture of university investments in South African concerns are addressed. Outlined are the standards of care for trustees in the management of university funds, with implications for the economic health of the institution. (Journal availability: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 10368 W. Centennial Rd.,…
Descriptors: Activism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Investment
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Chandler, Theodore A.; And Others – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1983
Examined attributes for success and failure in achievement and affiliation domains among college students from several countries to determine whether gender differences are associated with cultural variations. Found (1) statistically significant differences between males and females in attributing achievement to tasks and (2) insignificant…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Friedman, Helen; Friedman, Harold – Integrated Education, 1983
Provides a highly detailed discussion of racial discrimination in South African schools and educational policy. Contains many interviews with government officials, political activists, students, teachers, parents, and others. Gives special focus to Black and White protests. Includes an appendix (by Ingrid Babb) on the historical aspects of school…
Descriptors: Activism, Black Education, Civil Rights, Educational Discrimination
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Rogan, J. M.; Macdonald, M. A. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1985
A case study of the Science Education Project, aimed at improving South African science education, revealed that tactics for in-service education identified as important for the success of educational innovations in developed countries are also appropriate in developing countries. However, the context of the developing country gives rise to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Chronicle of Higher Education, 1985
Observers in various European, South American, and Asian countries outline current general trends, issues, and prospects in higher education in those countries. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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Pistorius, J. M.; Smith, J. W. – Electronic Library, 1985
Describes development and implementation of microcomputer system for request handling, recordkeeping, and invoicing at the Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (CSTI) Document Delivery Service of the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Unforeseen advantages of the system are reviewed, including electronic…
Descriptors: Automation, Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Information Networks
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Bhana, Kastoor – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 1985
Assessed Indian children's perception of control in the cognitive, social, and physical domains of school functioning by using the multidimensional measure of children's perception of control. Data analyses indicated a significant developmental difference in children's perception of the source of control, and this varied with their success or…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Cognitive Structures, Educational Environment
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Roodt, J., Comp.; And Others – 1993
This guide, the first in a set of nine, presents a summary of financial assistance available for obtaining a certificate, diploma, or degree, in any field of study, after Standard 10 at a university, college, or technikon located in South Africa. The bursaries, loans, and other forms of financial aid appear under the heading "Awards" and…
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Eligibility, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study
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Roodt, J., Comp.; And Others – 1993
This guide, the fourth in a set of nine, presents a summary of financial assistance available to students of art, music, and design for obtaining a certificate, diploma, or degree after Standard 10 at a university, college, or technikon located in South Africa. The bursaries, loans, and other forms of financial aid appear under the heading…
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Design, Eligibility, Fellowships
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Carstens, W. A. M. – 1994
The status of text/discourse research in South Africa is analyzed. The discussion begins with some background information on the nature of discourse research, and proceeds to an overview of the whole field of discourse research in that country and then a look at research on Afrikaans discourse. Both general trends and specific areas of research…
Descriptors: Afrikaans, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Language Research
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de Kadt, Elizabeth – Pragmatics and Language Learning, 1992
A study investigated requests as speech acts in "Zulu English," the English of Zulu first-language speakers, seeking to explain miscommunication in interactions between Zulu- and English-speakers by pointing to pragmatic transfer as one possible cause. Data were collected by means of a series of discourse completion tests in Zulu, Zulu…
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Language Patterns
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Evans, Emrys, Ed. – 1992
The report of the Cox Working Group on the British national curriculum, "English for Ages 5 to 16," includes recommendations for including in the curriculum the study of literature in English from other cultures. The papers of this collection show some ways in which the recommendations of the Working Group may be put into practice and…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Miller, Juliet V.; Vetter, Louise – 1996
A study examined the relevance of vocational information and guidance for the equal access of girls and women to technical/vocational education in the following countries: Argentina; India; Mexico; Republic of Korea; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; and Zambia. Case studies were conducted by using a multiple-strategy…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Career Guidance, Case Studies
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Armstrong, Paul, Ed.; And Others – 1997
The following are among the 104 papers included: "Vocational Education and Training Partnerships in Remote Aboriginal Communities" (Arnott, Dembski); "Participation in Adult Education" (Benn); "Learning Organisations" (Bierema); "A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Institutional Dynamics Involved in a…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education
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Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1991
This report lists and briefly describes 286 grants and appropriations, totaling $45 million, made by the Carnegie Corporation during the 1990-91 year for purposes that were broadly educational in nature. Financial support was concentrated in three areas. The first, the education and healthy development of children and youth, included grants…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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