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Menefee, Trey; Bray, Mark – Online Submission, 2012
This report was produced for the 2012 Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers meeting in Mauritius. Its main purpose is to track the historical progress and likelihood of attainment of Education For All and education-specific Millennium Development Goals while also critically reviewing the methods used to track this progress. The analyses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Development
Wang, Ru-Jer – Online Submission, 2010
With the current trend that universities around the world have gradually stepped into higher education systems of popularization, there has been more diversity in universities; hence it has become necessary to increase the transparency of university governance. Since that university classification or university ranking is a powerful mechanism to…
Descriptors: Universities, Governance, Research, Financial Support
Swindell, Rick; Vassella, Ken; Morgan, Lee; Sayer, Tony – Online Submission, 2009
The self-help University of the Third Age (U3A) is an adult education approach for older people in which all the teaching and administration is carried out by unpaid volunteers. The purpose of this study was to reveal some of the successful ageing characteristics of the 205 independent U3As in Australia and the 60 independent U3As in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Adult Education, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
Benseman, John Robert; Sutton, Alison Joy – Online Submission, 2005
This report covers a summative evaluation of a family literacy project in Auckland, New Zealand. The evaluation covered 70 adults and their children over a two year period. Outcomes for the program included literacy skill gains for both adults and children, increased levels of self-confidence and self-efficacy, greater parental involvement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Summative Evaluation, Self Efficacy, Parenting Skills