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Haas, Adrian R. – 1999
Trends in articulation arrangements for technical and vocational education (TVE) in the South East Asia region were studied. A key feature of articulation is the existence of pathways that allow graduates of one course of study to progress to other courses. Effective articulation opens up advancement for individuals and helps to create a flexible…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Stedman, Joann Bye – 1986
Information on the educational system of Malaysia and guidelines on the placement of Malaysian students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the educational system, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and secondary education. Included are reproductions of certificates of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
This document reports on a seminar held in Bangkok, 1980, to examine the creative thrusts made in Asia and Oceania in the recent past toward relating educational roles and preparation of educational personnel to the accelerated pace of changes in society and educational systems. The seminar was attended by 15 participants from 14 countries:…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
Institute of International Education, New York, NY. – 1981
Educational developments in Mexico, South America, and Southeast Asia are covered in five seminar papers. In addition, country educational profiles are presented on Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. In "International Students from Southeast Asia," John F. Brohm considers the following…
Descriptors: College Admission, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Wong, Suk-Ying; And Others – 1992
This report is intended to serve as a general reference for people either new to the field or involved in planning and decision-making in the field of distance education, specifically in Asia and the Pacific region. Volume II contains data from 15 countries: the Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Doyle, Robert P. – 1989
The Library/Book Fellows Program began in 1986 with a grant to the American Library Association from the U.S. Information Agency, an independent agency within the Executive Branch. The purposes of the program are to: (1) increase international understanding through the establishment of professional and personal relationships and the accomplishment…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Librarians
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div. – 1986
This review of the status of English language instruction in Sabah, Malaysia, provides an overview of the role of English in the society in general and outlines the status of English use and instruction in both the Chinese and government educational systems at all levels. Topics covered are: the characteristics and training of English language…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1995
The care and education of children is a primary task of all societies, and the role of parents, families, and communities is essential in this process. This directory describes the major activities of 360 non-governmental and governmental organizations, based in 30 countries in Asia and the Pacific region (Australia; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Cambodia;…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Community Programs, Day Care, Developed Nations
Baca, Fernie; Lundquist, Gerald W. – 1977
Women of Chinese descent living in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand were interviewed to provide educators in bilingual and multicultural education with insights that will help them to better prepare young women of ethnic minority backgrounds for adjustment to United States society. Additional descriptive data were gathered from written sources. A…
Descriptors: Asian History, Change, Change Agents, Chinese
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1990
The main objective of the seventh regional workshop was to provide training experience to participants from Unesco member states in the development of instructional neo-literate materials and the expansion of participation in literacy activities to the needs of the rural people, particularly women. The final report begins with an account of the…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Family Life
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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
A meeting was held in Bangkok in February, 1986, to review the status of a project begun in 1984 to raise the achievement level of primary school students first in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and later, in India, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. After an introductory chapter providing background to the Joint…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Students
Ministry of Education, Islamabad (Pakistan). – 1992
This report contains materials from a workshop to provide training in audiovisual materials development for women and other disadvantaged populations, such as slum dwellers, minorities, and migrants. The proceedings section contains an introduction, objective, and summaries of opening, workshop, and other presentations. Chapter 1 provides details…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Audiovisual Aids, Community Development
Cribbin, John, Ed.; Kennedy, Peter, Ed. – 2002
This document consists of 32 papers presenting Hong Kong practitioners' perspectives on lifelong learning. The following papers are included: "Lifelong Learning" (Albert Tuijnman); "Growth and Development of Lifelong Learning in Hong Kong " (John Cribbin); "Competition and Collaboration" (John Cribbin); "A…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Students, Continuing Education
Hee, Tieng Fok – 1994
The economic profile of Malaysia has changed from an economy mainly based on agriculture and the production of tin ore to a more balanced economy with continuing growth in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. Educational programs need to be upgraded and improved, particularly the direction and development of technical and vocational education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Development
Keng, Chiam Heng; Park, Joon Hee – 1984
These two symposium papers provide: (1) a profile of rural adolescents in Malaysia, by Chiam Heng Keng; and (2) report the findings of a study of the psychology and life of Korean children and adolescents, by Joon Hee Park. In the former report, 521 boys and 550 girls completed a checklist consisting of 195 problems and indicated problems which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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