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Gravina, Maria Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate attitudes toward creativity and leadership characteristics according to the agency context for extension agents in Uruguay. Extension agents come from the three different agency contexts in Uruguay of the University, government, and private institutions. Leadership characteristics are those that combine…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Administrator Attitudes, Creativity, Rural Extension
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Demir, Ergül – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
In this study, it was aimed to model the school characteristics in multivariate structure, and according to this model, aimed to test the invariance of this model across five randomly selected countries and economies from PISA 2012 sample. It is thought that significant differences across group in the context of school characteristics have the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Institutional Characteristics, Measurement, Multivariate Analysis
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Moschetti, Mauro; Martínez Pons, Marc; Bordoli, Eloísa; Martinis, Pablo – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
Over the last decades privatization policies have taken centre stage in many processes of educational reform globally. In Latin America, these policies have played an important role since the 1990s leading to an increasing participation of private agents in educational provision. The case of Uruguay stands out for having remained somehow apart…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Analysis
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2011
School systems handle the challenges of diverse student populations in different ways. Some countries have non-selective and comprehensive school systems that seek to provide all students with similar opportunities, leaving it to individual schools and teachers to meet the particular needs of every student. Other countries group students, whether…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Grade Repetition, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Bacha, Edmar L. – International Social Science Journal, 1983
Military governments in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay attempted to stabilize their economies in the 1970s abnd early 1980s, but failed because of internal economic constraints. A serious error in all three countries which resulted in problems with foreign payments was their emphasis on import liberalization rather than export promotion. (IS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Change, Economic Development, Employment Patterns
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Tata, Robert J. – Journal of Geography, 1977
Discussed is whether or not Uruguay's elaborate welfare system can be maintained by a deteriorating economy plagued by social tension and political unrest. Historical background is presented, demographic variables are discussed and modern influences are measured. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Development, Environment, Foreign Countries
International Planned Parenthood Federation, London (England). – 1973
Data relating to pupulation and family planning in nine foreign countries are presented in these situation reports. Countries included are Argentina, Colombia, Cyprus, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Republic, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, and Uruguay. Information is provided under two topics, general background and family planning situation, where…
Descriptors: Contraception, Demography, Family Planning, Foreign Countries
International Planned Parenthood Federation, London (England). – 1971
Data relating to population and family planning in four foreign countries are presented in these situation reports. Countries included are Bahamas, Guatemala, Netherlands Antilles (Curacao), and Uruguay. Information is provided under two topics, general background and family planning situation, where appropriate and if it is available. General…
Descriptors: Contraception, Demography, Family Planning, Foreign Countries
Grodman, Randy H. – 1989
The Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (ORT) is a private, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that operates a worldwide network of vocational education and technical assistance programs. ORT has provided training to more than 2 million people around the world. There are two facets of ORT: a network of educational institutions…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Alumni Associations, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT. Language Research Center. – 1976
This learning aid is intended to help Americans become more effective in understanding and communicating with Latin Americans. The book consists of the following: (1) a map of Latin America, with area and population statistics for the various countries; (2) a brief description of the land, the people, the economy, diet, religion, government,…
Descriptors: American Culture, Autoinstructional Aids, Communication Problems, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Johnson, Nan E., Ed.; Wang, Ching-li, Ed. – 1997
This book includes studies of globalization-related social changes in rural areas of the United States and other countries and implications of these studies for sociological theory. Although no chapter focuses exclusively on education, education-related themes include rural school dropouts and intergenerational poverty, the migration of rural…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Farmers, Foreign Countries