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Ali, Riasat; Khan, Abdul Majeed; Qadeer, Muhammad Zaigham; Shahzad, Saqib – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
The major purpose of this paper was to examine the quality of various aspects of higher education in the private sector of Pakistan by adopting a descriptive method of research. The population of the study constituted 270 administrators, 6,180 teachers and 61,108 students in existing 54 private universities and degree-awarding institutions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Questionnaires
Global Partnership for Education, 2017
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is the only multilateral partnership and fund dedicated exclusively to education in the world's poorest countries. The partnership includes developing country partners, donor countries, multilateral agencies, civil society, teachers, philanthropic foundations and the private sector. GPE brings together…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Global Education
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Bozzon, Rossella; Murgia, Annalisa; Poggio, Barbara; Rapetti, Elisa – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper addresses the topic of work-life interferences in academic contexts. More specifically, it focuses on early career researchers in the Italian university system. The total availability required from those who work in the research sector is leading to significant transformations of the temporalities of work, especially among the new…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Gender Differences, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Mlambo, Yeukai Angela; Mabokela, Reitumetse Obakeng – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
The under-representation of women in engineering is an issue of concern for policy-makers. While much of the existing literature has focussed on understanding reasons for women's under-representation in engineering and related technical fields, there is a paucity of research that examines why women who are already in engineering persist. This…
Descriptors: Engineering, Technical Occupations, Women Scientists, Womens Education
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Coleman, Marianne – Irish Educational Studies, 2020
Questions of gender equality pervade our culture, particularly in the world of work, where about three quarters of leaders are men. This paper draws on 60 interviews with women in the UK, in senior leadership roles, in a variety of fields. The research questions address the interviewees' perceptions of three areas: career challenges (or barriers)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Administrators, Leadership, Sex Fairness
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Marks, Gary N. – Australian Journal of Education, 2015
In this article, school sector differences in tertiary entrance performance were examined using longitudinal data from the state of Victoria in Australia for 2011. Analysis of students' Tertiary Entrance Aggregate, from which the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank is derived, revealed non-trivial effect sizes of sector on performance. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Private Schools, College Entrance Examinations
National Student Clearinghouse, 2014
Current Term Enrollment Estimates, published every December and May by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC), include national enrollment estimates by institutional sector, state, enrollment intensity, age group, and gender. Enrollment estimates are adjusted for Clearinghouse data coverage rates by institutional sector, state,…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Enrollment Rate
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Lassibille, Gerard – Economics of Education Review, 1998
Estimates separate earnings equations by employment sector and gender in Spain and identifies returns to human capital, based on 1990-91 household survey data. Public wages are higher, and civil servants more highly educated. However, the public sector pays lower returns to education and experience. Earnings advantage is largest for least skilled…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Foreign Countries
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Akoojee, Salim; McGrath, Simon – South African Journal of Education, 2007
Public and private provision of vocational education and training (or Further Education and Training in the South African usage) exist in a relationship with each other but are rarely considered together. An analysis is provided of recent quantitative evidence on both sectors in South Africa in order to advance the case for further policy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Policy
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Even, William E.; Macpherson, David A. – Journal of Human Resources, 1993
Between 1973 and 1988, private sector union membership fell by 9.5 percentage points more for men than women; the gender wage gap decreased by 0.09. Unionism fell more slowly for women. Greater decline in male unionism is responsible for one-seventh of the decline in the wage gap. (SK)
Descriptors: Females, Males, Private Sector, Salary Wage Differentials
National Student Clearinghouse, 2016
"Current Term Enrollment Estimates," published every December and May by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, include national enrollment estimates by institutional sector, state, enrollment intensity, age group, and gender. Enrollment estimates are adjusted for Clearinghouse data coverage rates by institutional sector,…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools
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Mehrotra, Santosh; Panchamukhi, Parthasarthi R. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative Education, 2006
Private sector growth in education is the new neo-liberal mantra. Based on data generated by a representative sample survey in eight states, six of which account for two-thirds of the children out of school in India, this paper examines the private sector in elementary education in India, and compares its characteristics with government schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Private Sector, Private Schools
National Student Clearinghouse, 2016
"Current Term Enrollment Estimates," published every December and May by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, include national enrollment estimates by institutional sector, state, enrollment intensity, age group, and gender. Enrollment estimates are adjusted for Clearinghouse data coverage rates by institutional sector,…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools
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Kodate, Naonori; Kodate, Kashiko; Kodate, Takako – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2010
The global community, from UNESCO to NGOs, is committed to promoting the status of women in science, engineering and technology, despite long-held prejudices and the lack of role models. Previously, when equality was not firmly established as a key issue on international or national agendas, women's colleges played a great role in mentoring female…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Mentors, Women Scientists, Foreign Countries
Mulvey, Patrick; Pold, Jack – AIP Statistical Research Center, 2017
New physics bachelors entering the workforce receive some of the highest starting salaries of any undergraduate majors. Bachelors accepting STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) positions in the private sector had a median starting salary of $55,000. Physics bachelors from 2013 and 2014 were contacted in the winter following the…
Descriptors: Physics, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Employment
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