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Online Submission, 2005
Background: For more than 30 years since 1972, the Government of Japan has contributed funds to UNESCO for implementation of the Mobile Training Team (MTT) projects. The MTT assists Member States enhance their capacity in development oriented educational innovation through intra-country study visits, training courses, workshops and technical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Design, Educational Change, Technical Assistance
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Wong, Wai-Man – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2005
With the blooming of information in digital format, dissemination of information is becoming a big challenge for developing countries. It is not only due to the limited provision of personal computers--in addition, the technological infrastructure and the ability to access information are also becoming major concerns in developing countries. This…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Access to Information, Developing Nations, Access to Computers
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Powdyel, T. S. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2005
The purpose of this article is to look at the experience of Bhutan in using examinations as a tool for assessing and systematically monitoring the health of the education system. The strategy in both school-based and nationwide examinations is three-fold: (1) monitoring of standards for the formally prescribed national curriculum across the…
Descriptors: Tests, National Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation
Bray, Mark – Compare, 2003
Discusses increased advocacy for community participation in education. Points out that policies often fail to differentiate between different types of communities. Recognizes that community knowledge bases and motives for supporting education can differ from the governments. Stresses the need for policies to account for diversity of circumstances.…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Characteristics, Community Involvement, Cooperation
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Andreoni, Francesca – Babel, 2002
This article was written by a group from different language backgrounds who shared an interest in the languages and biodiversity of Bhutan and a curiosity about how these are interrelated and impact on each other. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Foreign Countries, Languages, Public Policy
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Holbrook, Jack; Tenzin, Wangpo – Science Education International, 2002
Describes the structure of science education in Bhutan, a kingdom in the Eastern Himalayas. (YDS)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Science Curriculum
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1995
This technical and vocational education (TVE) profile on Bhutan is one in a series of profiles of UNESCO member countries. It is intended to be a handy reference on TVE systems, staff development, technical cooperation, and information networking. Part I, Policy Concern, provides general information on the education delivery system, the role of…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1999
This report is a summary of study visits plus workshops that took place in Bhutan, Nepal, and India in 1998 within the framework of UNESCO's Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL). Three educators each from China, Lao PDR, and Vietnam and educators from the host countries participated. The project aimed to promote literacy and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Singh, Jagtar – 1999
This paper discusses issues related to developments in computer and communication technologies in south Asia. The first section considers the Internet and its impact. Paradigm shifts and globalization are addressed in the second section, including the shifts away from stand alone libraries to library and information networks, ownership to access,…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1993
This publication provides the final report of a planning meeting to discuss literacy programs of the Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO (ACCU) to be carried out under regional cooperation and other materials from the meeting. The final report describes the purpose of the meeting and summarizes these presentations: opening addresses, reports,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Developing Nations
Mobbs, Michael – 1988
This book focuses on the languages spoken by people of South Asian origin living in Britain and is intended to assist individuals in Britain whose work involves them with speakers of these languages. The approach taken is descriptive and practical, offering linguistic, geographic, and historical background information leading to appreciation of…
Descriptors: Bengali, Descriptive Linguistics, Foreign Countries, Grammar
Paulston, R. G.; And Others – 1985
A mid-term evaluation of a five-year UNESCO project to establish a three-year Bachelor of Education degree, a one-year Bachelor of Teaching degree for students with degrees in other fields, and expand the number of secondary school teachers in Bhutan is described. The one-year program could not be evaluated because the first students will not…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Colombo Plan Bureau (Sri Lanka). – 1976
Focusing on the last in a series of seven seminars conducted by the Colombo Plan Bureau between 1969 and 1975 on the theme, "National Planning of Vocational and Technical Training," this report presents the proceedings of a seminar on the vocational education and training needs of one of the Colombo Plan members, Bhutan. Five working…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Human Resources, International Organizations
BROWN, W. NORMAN – 1960
IN 1960 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA A CONFERENCE WAS CONVENED TO SURVEY THE RESOURCES AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES OF SOUTH ASIA AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A PROGRAM OF DEVELOPMENT. THE 23 PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED PROMINENT AMERICAN SCHOLARS FROM UNIVERSITIES WHERE SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Conference Reports, Dravidian Languages, Educational Needs
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Moon, Jayne – ELT Journal, 1994
This article examines the value of teacher mentorship schemes for in-service teacher development, focusing on a specific program for primary teachers in Bhutan. It discusses the benefits of such programs in general, as well as the specific strengths and weaknesses of the Bhutan program. (eight references) (MDM)
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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