Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countries: Policy Options and Strategies

Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countries: Policy Options and Strategies

by William K. Cummings, James H. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 157886836X

ISBN-13: 9781578868360

Pub. Date: 08/15/2008

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countries aims at helping policymakers in developing countries better understand the processes and strategies for education reform, and the policy options available to them. This text focuses on the content of reform-options and strategies for achieving educational improvement at different levels of the system, e.g.,

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Policy-Making for Education Reform in Developing Countries aims at helping policymakers in developing countries better understand the processes and strategies for education reform, and the policy options available to them. This text focuses on the content of reform-options and strategies for achieving educational improvement at different levels of the system, e.g., primary, secondary, tertiary; for different sub-sectors, e.g., management, teachers; and for different purposes with which education systems are tasked, e.g., reaching peripheral groups of students, linking youth and employment. A holistic approach is increasingly recognized as essential to realizing the promises of education for the development of social and human capital-innovation in a global economy, sustained economic growth, social harmony and greater civic participation, decreased achievement gaps, and increased equity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578868360
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 ACCESS & EQUITY Chapter 2 Who (in the World) is Not in School? Toward a Policy Framework for Educating Marginalized Children and Youth Chapter 3 Policy Options for Early Childhood Development Chapter 4 Policy Options for Access to and Equity in Basic Education Chapter 5 Options in Nonformal Education Chapter 6 Learning For All: Alternative Models and Policy Options Part 7 QUALITY Chapter 8 Options to Improve Learning Acquisition Chapter 9 Policy Tools to Improve Teaching Chapter 10 Options for Improving the Management of Education Systems Chapter 11 Education Policies to Promote Social Cohesion Part 12 CONCLUSION Chapter 13 Towards National Strategies to Support Human Resource Development: East Asian Approaches

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