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Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed.; Popov, Nikolay, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2015
This proceedings is divided into two parts. Volume 13, Number 1 contains papers presented at the thirteenth annual international conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) held in Sofia, Bulgaria June 10-13, 2015. Volume 13, Number 2 contains papers presented at the third International Partner Conference, organised by the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Social Justice, Accountability, Educational Development
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2011
"PISA 2009 at a Glance" is a companion publication to "PISA 2009 Results", the six-volume report on the 2009 survey conducted by the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). PISA assesses the extent to which students near the end of compulsory education have acquired some of the knowledge and skills that…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
For decades Japan has remained at or near the top of international assessments of student learning; and in the past decade, students in Japan have become more engaged in learning. However, the government aspires to improve learning outcomes even further. "Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education: Lessons from PISA for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Comparative Education, Educational Testing
Beatty, Alexandra – National Academies Press, 2008
Every state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity now has its own academic standards, at least in core subjects. These documents vary in their structure, level of specificity, and other characteristics. Professional societies have also developed standards, in mathematics, English language…
Descriptors: Workshops, Academic Standards, State Standards, Benchmarking
Kouwenhoven, Wim, Ed. – InTech, 2009
From 3rd to 5th March 2008 the International Association of Technology, Education and Development organised its International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain. Over a hundred papers were presented by participants from a great variety of countries. Summarising, this book provides a kaleidoscopic view of work that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Professional Training
Halls, W. D., Ed. – 1990
The global status of comparative education from the 1960s to the present is presented in three parts. Part 1 comprises a general review of the background to seven regional studies. The review provides a picture of the overall historical development; the modifications in the concept of comparative education that have occurred; the general…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Development
Barer-Stein, Thelma, Ed.; Kompf, Michael, Ed. – 2001
This book, which is intended as a text for future and experienced adult educators, examines current theories and best practices in adult education. The book consists of 20 chapters written by prominent practitioners in the field of adult education. The chapter titles and authors are as follows: "Teachers Sharing Experiences" (James A. Draper);…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy