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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
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
UIL has published a second edition of a collection of case studies of promising literacy programmes that seek to empower women. "Narrowing the Gender Gap: Empowering Women through Literacy Programmes" (originally published in 2013 as "Literacy Programmes with a Focus on Women to Reduce Gender Disparities") responds to the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Access to Education, Empowerment, Womens Education
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Sharma, Rashmi – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
Emigration of qualified teachers from developing countries is a double loss for the source countries, not only leading to emigration of high-skill labour but also affecting their future developmental base when these countries are already struggling to meet the millennium development goals (MDGs) in education. This article discusses emigration of…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Rural Areas, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Kairies, Jan, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Literacy is the foundation of lifelong learning and a crucial element in the universally recognised right to education. However, illiteracy continues to exist as a global challenge, and many individuals still lack the basic literacy skills that are needed to engage in further learning opportunities and for the economic and social development of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Females, Womens Education, Literacy
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Ahmad, Nisar – World Journal of Education, 2013
The primary purpose of this paper is to review and evaluate the causes of educational poverty in less developed countries. The basic intent in carrying out such a study is to define and derive the role of governing agencies in deliberately creating educational poverty in the country, so that the private interest of the rich and powerful ruling…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Developing Nations, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Sengupta, Atanu; Pal, Naibedya Prasun – International Journal of Educational Development, 2012
Primary education is essential for the economic development in any country. Most studies give more emphasis to the final output (such as literacy, enrolment etc.) rather than the delivery of the entire primary education system. In this paper, we study the school level data from an Indian district, collected under the official DISE statistics. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Institutional Evaluation, Elementary Schools
Capila, Anjali; Sachdev, Nilanksha – Online Submission, 2010
Communication is an important input in development. The role of communication is socio-economic and cultural development at national and international levels. Development is considered an important component of progress. The progressive change is described as alterations in awareness, motivation and participation of the individuals. With the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Communication (Thought Transfer), Program Effectiveness
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Tiwari, Meera – Social Indicators Research, 2009
This paper discusses the grassroots level understanding of poverty and wellbeing. There is rich debate and ever expanding literature on the meaning of wellbeing and poverty and their relationship in developing countries. In recent times wellbeing and poverty have been scrutinised within the discourse on multidimensionality of poverty. Most…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries, Researchers
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Little, Angela W.; Green, Andy – International Journal of Educational Development, 2009
This article examines the role of education in "successful globalisation" and how this links with agendas for sustainable development. In the first part "successful globalisation" is defined as economic growth combined with equality and social peace. Japan and the East Asian tiger economies--particularly South Korea and…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
Franke, Richard W.; Chasin, Barbara H. – 1994
Kerala, a state in southwestern India, has implemented radical reform as a development strategy. As a result, Kerala now has some of the Third World's highest levels of health, education, and social justice. Originally published in 1989, this book traces the role that movements of social justice played in Kerala's successful struggle to…
Descriptors: Caste, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Equal Education
Odora, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1992
Fourteen papers are provided from a symposium to provide general input into the 1990 Unesco International Literacy Year by reviewing and documenting existing knowledge and current issues in the field of women and literacy with special emphasis on developing countries. Specific topics are as follows: the definition of literacy; review of methods;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Patil, B. R. – 1989
Of the total number of illiterate people in the world, half are in India. National programs for adult education in India are the Community Development Program, Farmers Functional Literacy Project, and National Adult Education Program, participants in which include voluntary agencies, state resource centers, and district resource units. When the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Citizen Participation, Community Action
Street, Brian, Ed. – 1990
This report consists of papers given at, relating to, and produced by an international seminar that emphasized sharing practical experience and analyzing conditions necessary to set up and sustain a literacy program. The first section provides an "Introduction" (James Porter) and "Background to the Seminar" (Alan Rogers).…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Curriculum, Developing Nations
McGivney, Veronica; Murray, Frances – 1991
The case studies described in this book provide examples of initiatives illustrating the role of adult education in development and its contribution to the process of change in developing countries. The book is organized in five sections. Case studies in Part 1, "Health Education," illustrate the links between primary health care and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
Coombs, Philip H. – 1981
Presented in capsule form for the convenience of busy policy makers, planners, and program managers, this booklet summarizes major findings of a three-year study on practical aspects of rural development, with particular emphasis on ways of alleviating extreme poverty among disadvantaged rural families. Using case studies from Bangladesh, India,…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Community Involvement
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