Improving Primary Education in Developing Countries

Improving Primary Education in Developing Countries

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This book presents policy options for improving the effectiveness of primary schools in developing countries. It examines problems common to most developing countries and presents an array of low-cost policy alternatives that have proved useful in a variety of settings.
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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 38.1mm | 907.18g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line illustrations, tables
  • 0195208722
  • 9780195208726

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"This is an outstanding contribution to the literature of international education....A major source of reference on the state of primary education in the developing world."--The Times Higher Education Supplement"An informative view of the problems of education in developing countries....A reader new to the subject can quickly grasp the essential points....Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students."--Choice"An important contribution to understanding problems confronting primary education in developing countries and ways to improve the learning process....This book contributes significantly to understanding the problems of--and the prospects for--primary education in developing nations. The authors provide both analysis and concrete policy suggestions. The narrative chapters, combined with the statistical appendix and bibliography, provide an extremely valuable resource for students, scholars, and policymakers who are concerned with Third World educational change generally and with primary-level schooling specifically."--Journal of Developing Areas"One of the most important comparative education publications of recent years."--Comparative Education Review "This is an outstanding contribution to the literature of international education....A major source of reference on the state of primary education in the developing world."--The Times Higher Education Supplement "An informative view of the problems of education in developing countries....A reader new to the subject can quickly grasp the essential points....Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students."--Choice "An important contribution to understanding problems confronting primary education in developing countries and ways to improve the learning process....This book contributes significantly to understanding the problems of--and the prospects for--primary education in developing nations. The authors provide both analysis and concrete policy suggestions. The narrative chapters, combined with the statistical appendix and bibliography, provide an extremely valuable resource for students, scholars, and policymakers who are concerned with Third World educational change generally and with primary-level schooling specifically."--Journal of Developing Areas "One of the most important comparative education publications of recent years."--Comparative Education Review "This is an outstanding contribution to the literature of international education....A major source of reference on the state of primary education in the developing world."--The Times Higher Education Supplement"An informative view of the problems of education in developing countries....A reader new to the subject can quickly grasp the essential points....Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students."--Choice"An important contribution to understanding problems confronting primary education in developing countries and ways to improve the learning process....This book contributes significantly to understanding the problems of--and the prospects for--primary education in developing nations. The authorsprovide both analysis and concrete policy suggestions. The narrative chapters, combined with the statistical appendix and bibliography, provide an extremely valuable resource for students, scholars, and policymakers who are concerned with Third World educational change generally and withprimary-level schooling specifically."--Journal of Developing Areas"One of the most important comparative education publications of recent years."--Comparative Education Review
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