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Ulusavas, Mualla – 1994
In Turkey today, 93% of all persons between the ages of 6 and 15 attend school, and 89.7% of males and 71.1.% of females over the age of 15 are literate. Turkey's largest adult education programs are public, free, and offered both within and outside the formal educational system by governmental bodies, national institutions, and voluntary…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Citizenship Education, Educational Development, Educational Objectives
Sharma, Motilal – 1986
The role of education in development is discussed in this paper as one of a number of issues in education in developing countries, including recent changes in population and technology that render traditional methods of imparting instruction inadequate. The concept of distance education is presented with reference to specific applications in Asia…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Development, Disadvantaged, Distance Education
Saraf, S. N. – 1980
In reviewing and analyzing the World Bank's "Education Sector Policy Paper" of April 1980, the author concentrates, first, on the report's description of worldwide issues and trends in educational development and, second, on the report's assessment of past and future World Bank lending for educational programs. The discussion of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational Finance
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Thomas, R. Murray – Comparative Education, 1993
Describes principal characteristics of traditional education in island societies before Western contact, patterns of Western exploration and colonization, and origins of formal Western education in the region. Identifies critical contemporary educational issues: choice of educational delivery systems, establishing the locus of authority,…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History