Education And Training For Development In East Asia

Education And Training For Development In East Asia

by David Ashton, Francis Green, Donna James, Johnny Sung
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415181267

ISBN-13: 9780415181266

Pub. Date: 06/24/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The East Asian miracle, or its supposed demise, is always news. The Four Tiger economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea have experienced some of the fastest rates of economic growth ever achieved. This book provides the first detailed analysis of the development of education and training systems in Asia, and the relationship with the process of…  See more details below

Overview

The East Asian miracle, or its supposed demise, is always news. The Four Tiger economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea have experienced some of the fastest rates of economic growth ever achieved. This book provides the first detailed analysis of the development of education and training systems in Asia, and the relationship with the process of economic growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415181266
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/24/1999
Series:
ESRC Pacific Asia Ser.
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
Acknowledgements
1Introduction and overview1
2The developmental state and the education and training system7
3Singapore26
4South Korea53
5Taiwan78
6Hong Kong102
7Is there a 'Four Tigers' model of skill formation?123
8On the diffusion of the model147
Appendix: List of authorities consulted156
Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations160
Notes162
Bibliography167
Name index179
Subject index182

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