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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 29, Number 7

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Education and national development in Asia: trends and issues

    Donald Adams & David W. Chapman

    This chapter examines how the convergence of four trends that have dominated the education landscape over the last three decades is giving rise to six issues that will largely define the... More

    pp. 583-602

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  2. The management and administration of education across Asia: changing challenges

    David W. Chapman

    This chapter analyzes the shifting pressures on education administrators across the region. Particular attention is given to the impact of education decentralization. The school headmaster is the... More

    pp. 603-626

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  3. Financing education in developing Asia: themes, tensions, and policies

    Mark Bray

    Even as the demand on public resources to support education grows, governments face compelling alternative demands to address issues of pollution, disease, and infrastructure development. The... More

    pp. 627-642

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  4. The quality of education in Asia: the perennial priority

    David W. Chapman & Don Adams

    Given the progress in expanding access, many countries now view improving quality as their next task. However, there is little consensus about how to do, who should do it, or how to weigh quality... More

    pp. 643-665

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  5. Equity and access to education in Asia: leveling the playing field

    W.O. Lee

    Discrepancies in school access, achievement, and completion between genders, across income levels, and among regions and ethnic groups persist across much of the region. These inequalities are... More

    pp. 667-683

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