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Abu Bakar, Nur Barizah; Ismail, Suhaiza; Mamat, Suaniza – International Education Studies, 2010
Due to a series of high profile accounting scandals and corporate collapses such as Enron, World.Com and Andersen, ethical conduct has been widely recognized as a crucial element in accounting profession and education. The growing concern over the ethics of professionals has also called for more academic research into this critical area. Our study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Cheating, College Seniors
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Education in Science, 2009
The Professor Harry Messel International Science School is organised by the Science Foundation for Physics within the University of Sydney. In 1968, the Foundation extended the participation to the UK and Japan and each country sends five scholars to the Science Schools, which are held every second year. Nowadays, scholars from Singapore,…
Descriptors: Physical Sciences, Foreign Countries, Science Course Improvement Projects, Profiles
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
Worsley, Peter – 1994
The report on the status of the Indonesian and Malay languages in Australia documents the history of those languages in Australian education, within selected communities, in international trade, and among high school students. The first chapter gives a brief history of the Indonesian and Malay languages and comments on their place in the life of…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Educational History, Educational Needs
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Patah, Mohd Onn Rashdi Abd; Issa, Zuraini Mat; Nor, Khamis Mohammad – International Education Studies, 2009
Food safety issue is not new in Malaysia as problems such as unsafe food handling, doubtful food preparation, food poisoning outbreaks in schools and education institutions and spreading of infectious food borne illness has been discussed by the public more often than before. The purpose of this study is to examine the food safety knowledge and…
Descriptors: Food, Safety, Student Attitudes, Cooking Instruction
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
Benoliel, Sharon – 2003
This issue paper, one in a series that United States Agency for International Development (USAID) produces, provides analytical input to policy makers and practitioners on ways to address the pressing educational challenges in the Muslim world. The paper summarizes the findings and guidance contained in a full report of a three month desk study…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developing Nations, Educational Quality, Educational Research
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Rahman, Omar; And Others – Gerontologist, 1994
Used data from United States, Jamaica, Malaysia, and Bangladesh to explore gender differences in adult health. Found that women fared worse than men across variety of self-reported health measures in all four countries. Data from Jamaica indicated that gender disparities in adult health arose early and persisted throughout the life cycle, with…
Descriptors: Adults, Aging (Individuals), Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
Reddi, Usha V., Ed.; Mishra, Sanjaya, Ed. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2005
This is the first book to survey the region's use of educational media and summarise the experiences of different Commonwealth Asian countries in one collection. It includes a review of the key issues, country studies, research reviews and several case studies on harnessing technologies for distance-learning initiatives. The book is designed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Profiles
Beh, Yolanda – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research in Southeast Asia, 1992
Summaries of eight language-related research projects are presented from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Topics include a sociolinguistic profile, teacher and learner views of language lessons, Malay-accented English and employability, reading difficulties, language culture disjunction, placement interviews, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
Officials responsible for designing and introducing curriculum innovation in countries participating in the Asian Programme of Education Innovation for Development (APEID) met in Australia in September 1979 to exchange experiences and explore problems and issues of common interest. Conference participants, representing educational ministries or…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Demography, Developing Nations
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1985
UNICEF's 1984-85 program review describes ongoing child health and nutrition programs and other community-based services for children. Specific attention is given to primary health care, child survival and development, and child nutrition, as well as to safe water supplies and sanitation, formal and nonformal education, urban community-based…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Child Advocacy, Community Programs, Developing Nations
Rausch, Lawrence M. – 1995
This report profiles nine economies linked by Asian identity, yet marked by great economic and technological disparity, in order to project which economies will be full-fledged participants and competitors in tomorrow's high-tech product markets. Based on the various indicators of technological activity and competitiveness presented in this…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Business, Competition, Developing Nations
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
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