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Badu, Edward; Kissi, Ernest; Boateng, Emmanuel B.; Antwi-Afari, Maxwell F. – Africa Education Review, 2018
Education is the mainstay of the development of any nation; and in developing countries it has become the backbone of human resource development, ensuring effective growth of the economy; however, its corresponding infrastructure development is lacking. Governments around the globe are finding it difficult to provide the needed infrastructure.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Umar, Ibrahim Y.; Ma'aji, Abdullahi S. – Journal of sTEm Teacher Education, 2010
This article focuses on assessing the facilities in Government Technical College workshops in the context of a developing country. A descriptive survey design was adopted. Two research questions and a hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A 35-item questionnaire was developed based on the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Educational Facilities, Vocational Education, Case Studies
Couturier, Lara K. – Jobs For the Future, 2014
A new national report released by Jobs for the Future (JFF) says that a decade of interventions and improvements have fallen short because states and campuses have not taken large enough steps to address their biggest challenge--helping the 12.8 million students enrolled in community colleges earn postsecondary degrees and credentials to find good…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Community Colleges
Mayer, Alexander K.; Cerna, Oscar; Cullinan, Dan; Fong, Kelley; Rutschow, Elizabeth Zachry; Jenkins, Davis – MDRC, 2014
Each year, millions of Americans enroll in community colleges, seeking to develop the skills necessary to pursue a career or to transfer to a four-year institution. Community colleges serve large proportions of nontraditional, low-income, and minority students, and they are designed to provide access to a postsecondary education at a low or…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Nontraditional Students, Low Income Groups
Krei, Melinda Scott – 2000
Policies and practices associated with intra-district teacher transfers in urban school districts were examined, exploring the implications for educational equity of this aspect of teacher mobility. Human capital theory and the theory of internal labor markets and their institutional rules provided the primary theoretical focus of the research.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education