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National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan). – 1982
This document is the result of two regional workshops (attended by representatives of 16 Asian countries) on the preparation of vocational and technical education teachers in Asia. Chapter 1 lists the objectives for the workshops, countries representated at each, and the officers for each. Chapter 2 gives an overall review of the present status of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Education Work Relationship
Rehabilitation International, New York, NY. – 1988
The current state of rehabilitation for persons with disabilities in the Asia and Pacific Region is outlined in a series of national or regional descriptions. The descriptions focus on such aspects as the incidence of disabilities, education, demographic and economic factors, attitudes, government policy and initiatives, non-government initiatives…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Demography, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Harman, Grant, Ed.; Selim, M., Ed. – 1991
This book presents articles that document the serious funding problems faced by higher education institutions and systems in the Asian and Pacific region, and explores possible strategies to address these problems. It presents an overview of the financial situation faced by higher education in the region, and then discusses two main strategies…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Developing Nations, Economic Impact
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of a seminar involving 13 Asian nations held to develop coordinated population education programs is presented. Following an introduction describing background, objectives, and participation, chapter 1 summarizes the reports on national population education presented by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, India,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1985
Special reports on educational developments, are presented. The first of three examines educational reform in Japan and education in Western Australia. Part 2 reviews eight recent publications and studies. The topics are: the core curriculum in selected countries of the Asia and Pacific region; schooling as a preparation for work in Australia and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Asian Studies, Case Studies, Community Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1985
Part of a series of annotated bibliographies dealing with issues and problems raised by educators involved with population education programs, this publication addresses curriculum development in population education. Curriculum development is the most important component of a population education program, for it is through curriculum materials…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agriculture, Biology, Comparative Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
Eleven countries (Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand) participated in a 1980 meeting on methods of training educational administrators and supervisors to be supportive of educational innovation. This report summarizes the proceedings of that meeting and the…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Administrators, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
This publication reports on a Regional Workshop held in New Delhi, India, in January 1980, to study major trends in the development of educational goals in Asia. Discussed at the workshops were educational goals, policies, and problems; how belief systems and ethical values affect educational goals; and the role of regional and international…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Comparative Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
Katz, F. M., Ed.; Fulop, T., Ed. – 1980
A compilation of case studies of training programs for health personnel consists of nonevaluative descriptions of innovative efforts. Contents include: The University of New Castle, New South Wales, Australia: Developing a New Medical School (D. Maddison); Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia: Dental Manpower Training (R. Guerrero, C. Tasama);…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development
Population Education Newsletter and Forum, 1988
Summarizes information shared at an international seminar on teacher training, the management of population education, and adolescent education. Proposes an evaluative research activity to assess the achievements of these experiences. Indicates that experimental schools have reported positive outcomes for the program. Describes efforts in several…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Curriculum, Demography, Family Planning
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Faraj, Abdulatif Hussein – Higher Education Review, 1988
The economic development goals of 12 South Asian countries and the means used to meet them through higher education are examined. It is concluded that the trend has brought greater educational opportunities, growing university involvement with the world outside academe, and possible over-reliance on the Japanese model. (MSE)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries