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Varghese, N. V. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2018
Criticality is the ability to question current theories and practices in any sector to make them more receptive to social realities. Empathy is the ability to identify with what someone else is thinking or feeling. Empathy forms the foundation for welfare state and its liberal social welfare programmes. The state-led development strategies during…
Descriptors: Empathy, Welfare Services, Social Systems, Disadvantaged
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Kuznetsov, Nikolai; Usenko, Lyudmila; Ivanova, Olga; Kostoglodova, Elena – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate and determine the effectiveness of university education on the economy of various countries. Design/methodology/approach: To determine the necessity and expedience of making provision for the effectiveness of university education on the market economy, this work uses the method of regression and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Universities
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Hayes, David – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
This article discusses the impact of the worldwide trend to introduce English as a foreign language (EFL) into primary schools at ever younger ages. This trend has gained momentum in recent years, affecting millions of children in countries throughout Asia. A policy decision of this kind has far-reaching implications but it is often made without…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Elementary School Students, Educational Policy
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Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Severe economic depression and the difficulty to acquire employment with adequate income have significant impact on a nation's social welfare. The need to provide ample educational opportunities is more imperative than ever, particularly in emerging economies. "Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations" is a…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Educational Opportunities
Erling, Elizabeth J.; Adinolfi, Lina; Hultgren, Anna Kristina – Education Development Trust, 2017
The starting point for this report was to consider the complex field of English Medium Instruction (EMI) policies in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Its purpose is to provide insight and support to those responsible for setting policy or enacting it in complex language environments around the world. This research study set out to do two…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Economic Development, Sustainable Development, Language of Instruction
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Dudin, Mikhail Nikolaevich; Frolova, Evgenia Evgenevna; Kuznetsov, Mikhail Nikolaevich; Drobysheva, Liliana Valer'evna; Krasulya, Ekaterina Vladimirovna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This paper looks into the key aspects of the shift in the instruction of logistics as a discipline from traditional to environmentally responsible practices. The authors examine the experience of the development of scientific-educational systems in the world's more advanced societies (the European Union and North America), as well as in the BRICS…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Labor Market, Scientific Concepts
Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2016
"The demographics of families in poverty around the globe may be diverse, but parents' dreams for their children are similar everywhere: good health, a good education, economic stability, and a better future." This new report from the Bernard van Leer Foundation and Ascend at The Aspen Institute develops a "two generation"…
Descriptors: Poverty, Family Programs, Child Development, Partnerships in Education
Gaulee, Uttam – Online Submission, 2016
We may examine the relationship between higher education and economic growth by comparing the Republic of Korea to the Republic of India. How do political educational decisions impact economic growth? Although both countries began with relatively underdeveloped economies at the time of their independence in the late 1940s, these two countries took…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Role of Education, Higher Education
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Oztunc, Hakan; Oo, Zar Chi; Serin, Zehra Vildan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines the extent to which women's education affects long-term economic growth in the Asia Pacific region. It focuses on the time period between 1990 and 2010, using data collected in randomly selected Asia Pacific countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Economic Development, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Haseena, V. A.; Mohammed, Ajims P. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The economic growth of a nation depends greatly on the improvement in education. Human development to a great extent depends on the improvement in Education. Among various levels of education, higher education has a pervasive and influential impact on development. Higher education empowers the individual with necessary skills and competence for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Financial Exigency
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Gaba, Ashok K.; Li, Wei – Open Praxis, 2015
India and China are two fast growing economies of the world and need large skill based manpower to sustain the economic growth. The existing formal higher educational system in these countries will not be able to meet the demand of the economy. The paper will try (i) to compare the development of economy and distance education in India and China…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Educational Development, Educational History
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Tomé, Eduardo; Goyal, Apoorva – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the role of human capital (HC), human resource development (HRD) and vocational educational and training (VET) in the emerging Indian economy. How may we define the HC, HRD and VET in India? To what extent and how as HRD investments in India contributed to India's recent economic development? What were the…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Vocational Education
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Hu, Chunyu – English Language Teaching, 2015
Growth is a concept of particular interest for economic discourse. This paper sets out to explore a small corpus of economic growth, which consists of articles from "The Economist". The corpus software used in this study is a web-based tool Wmatrix, an automatic tagging software able to assign semantic field (domain) tags, and to permit…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Computational Linguistics, Economic Development
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Misra, Satya Narayan; Ghadai, Sanjaya Ku. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Merit Goods have always received handsome attention and allocation from countries which have witnessed a congruence between high significant economic growth and Human Development Index (HDI). The Emerging Market Economies (EMEs) have become significant manufacturing hubs by universalizing education and improving their Incremental Capital Output…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Human Capital
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