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  Education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the West, the origins of education are associated with organized religion: priests and monks realised the importance of promoting positive virtues in the young and founded, maintained, and staffed school systems.
Out of such systems the general and vocational education paths of the 20th century emerged, with increasing economic specialisation demanding increasingly specialised skills from a population which spent correspondingly longer periods in formal education before entering or while engaged in the workforce.
British records show that education was widespread in the 18th century, with a school for every temple, mosque or village in most regions of the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Education   (2597 words)

 Learning English | BBC World Service | News about Britain
In my country for enter to university we have to participiate in annualy examination based on this examination boys and girls compare and recently the percent of girls which pass the said examination is more than boys.
Education is a door to enter your parent's society or in other words a way to become an adult.
hello, in my country boys and girls have got the same opportunity, nowadays there is no differences between them, of course boys are often paying their attention to football or sport of the kind while girls are more careful in making any afforts to build up their social position after long years of male supremacy.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/learningenglish/news/britain/education_comments.shtml   (13807 words)

 Education for All : Country Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Headed by a national EFA coordinator, national assessment teams have prepared reports outlining the progress towards education for all as well as pinpointing shortcomings towards that goal since 1990 in their country.
The EFA 2000 Assessment was launched by the Education for All Forum and has been coordinated by ten regional technical advisory groups (R-Tags) in East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, the Pacific, Southern and Eastern Africa, Central and Western Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean as well as Europe and Northern America.
The country reports will be synthesized into regional reports to be analyzed at six regional EFA conferences scheduled to take place from December 1999 to February 2000.
www2.unesco.org /wef/countryreports/home.html   (334 words)

 Jefferson on Politics & Government: Publicly Supported Education
"This [bill] on education would [raise] the mass of the people to the high ground of moral respectability necessary to their own safety and to orderly government, and would [complete] the great object of qualifying them to secure the veritable aristoi for the trusts of government, to the exclusion of the pseudalists...
Intermediate schools, in which an education is given proper for artificers and the middle vocations of life; in grammar, for example, general history, logarithms, arithmetic, plane trigonometry, mensuration, the use of the globes, navigation, the mechanical principles, the elements of natural philosophy, and, as a preparation for the University, the Greek and Latin languages.
It is better to tolerate the rare instance of a parent refusing to let his child be educated, than to shock the common feelings and ideas by the forcible asportation and education of the infant against the will of the father...
etext.lib.virginia.edu /jefferson/quotations/jeff1370.htm   (4852 words)

 Home : Country Focus : Bulgaria : Education : University
Distance learning proved to be an appropriate mode of education for people who would not suspend their professional activities.
Its history is an embodiment and a continuation of centuries of cultural and educational tradition in Bulgaria.
As an educational Establishment of advanced learning UCTM is according to the law a self-governing institution overseen and founded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
www.slavophilia.com /pages/Country_Focus/Bulgaria/Education/University   (310 words)

 List of education articles by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of articles on education organized by country:
Underground Education in Poland During World War II (historical)
Education in the People's Republic of Poland (historical)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Education_by_country   (65 words)

 Education is complex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Education is as complex as the world in which we live
It is obvious that there are differences with respect to the way the responsibility for education is arranged in all countries and that the emphases in educational policy differ considerably.
One country wishes for vocational training that is well geared to the local labour market, whereas an other country wishes for young people to learn already in school how democracy works.
olympiads.win.tue.nl /ioi95/educ.html   (202 words)

 Center for Immigration Studies
Third, the education of foreign students, and particularly foreign students enrolled in public universities, is heavily subsidized by the American taxpayer.
Similar with education — the net contribution is what they get to keep after they pay their tuition and we pay in the cost that we have to pay in to educate them.
Several countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S., have asked to make higher and adult education services a subject for negotiations in the current GATS negotiations so that the flow of international students can be increased.
www.cis.org /articles/2002/foreignstudents.html   (12998 words)

 Pakistan Link Headlines
She said that the country had been doing very well as the education ministers after 1999 were successful in securing the political will at the highest level, which was lacking during the successive political government of the past.
She praised the efforts of the former education minister Zobaida Jalal and said that the education sector of Pakistan had been the most advantaged social sector due to the selfless efforts of Zobaida Jalal.
Later on, talking to journalists, the Minister for education hoped that change of horse men in the US would not effect the existing bilateral education cooperation between the two countries and said that Pakistan, being a sovereign country was freed to devise its own policies without any dictation.
www.pakistanlink.com /headlines/Nov04/03/07.html   (430 words)

 Country Reviews in Education:About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tertiary education, transition from school to work, early childhood education and care, and adult learning are recent example.
Policy and decision makers at all levels, stakeholders in education and training, learners and their families, communities, institutional providers, the public at large and the media are potential users.
Country reviews are of particular interest to the country concerned while thematic reviews have potentially wider audience.
www.oecd.org /about/0,2337,en_2649_34511_1_1_1_10_37457,00.html   (434 words)

 “Country-Centric” Education Needed
Our national scientific and technological education, from the start, has been designed as if Ethiopia is an industrialised country or "to be industrialized very soon".
Our educational system was designed by the British and by the Americans starting from the establishment of the first school in Ethiopia in the early 20th century.
The education should make the students to feel that their skill is appropriate and relevant to the rural settings.
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2003/11/21-11-03/Country.htm   (351 words)

 YANA Expeditions: Bhutan Country Information >> EDUCATION
While, monastic education continues to play an important role in Bhutan, modern, western form of education has been promoted and expanded and is now available throughout the country.
The gross primary enrolment ratio was estimated to be 72 percent in 2001, and is increasing annually at the rate of 6-7 percent.
The increase in enrolment had been attributed to the awareness on the value of education amongst the public, the population growth as a result of improvement in the health services and the priority being accorded to Education services by the government.
www.discoverbhutan.biz /pages/yana/y_bti_edu01.html   (310 words)

 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Education by Country - UK
Our publishing aim is to increase understanding of environmental issues and their implications at all levels, from the local to the global, and to influence opinion and policy in ways that promote sustainable forms of development.
Independent educational advisory service assisting individuals identify and select suitable university and college courses in the UK and worldwide.
Kogan Page is a leading UK publishers on business and education books.Lists include titles on Further and Higher Education, Education Referenceand Education in Schools.
www.csu.edu.au /education/UK.html   (732 words)

 Index of stories about education
Organized by the Bahá'í International Community with the support of UNICEF, a regional conference emphasizes the need for moral education, higher levels of government funding, better mechanisms for community participation, and public-private partnerships.
Authors Maria Skrebtsova and Alesia Lopatina, drawing on Bahá'í principles, develop a series of primary school workbooks that are filling a critical need for moral education in former Soviet states.
Landegg's Education for Peace project seeks to break the cycle of violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina
www.onecountry.org /listedu.html   (633 words)

 Learning English | BBC World Service | News about Britain
Before 1994, undergradute need not pay anything or pay a little money for their education in universities, on the contrast, they can get a little life allowance from the universities every month, which is in total nearly two times as they paid if they haid pay.
In my country (Nigeria) most of the students after their GCSE cannot afford to go to a university because of the high fees.
And of course they should provide quite a good education, at the same time no one argues against private schools and universities but we must bear in mind that there will always be talented students who can not pay for their education.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/learningenglish/news/britain/students_comments1.shtml   (4139 words)

 Colleges offering cooperative education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Along with hundreds of thousands of students across the country, she is enrolled in a cooperative education program - in which students spend half their collegiate careers in the classroom and half ''co-oping'' or working in jobs in their fields of study to gain practical experience.
Beginning in 1906 at the University of Cincinnati, cooperative education is still a relatively unknown method of organizing undergraduate education in this country.
The three largest universities in the country that require many of their students to alternate periods of study with work are the University of Cincinnati, Northeastern University in Boston, and Drexel University in Philadelphia.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/090297/colleges.htm   (427 words)

 Country Education Health In Third Worl - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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www.bigwalk.co.uk /directory/_country_education_health_in_third_world   (485 words)

 Education in Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Assumption University's Institute for English Language Education - IELE Post graduate MA degree programs in TESL, TESOL, and TEFL.
Long Days in Thailand Six months in Thailand, learning the language and seeing the country.
International Schools Association of Thailand Offers information for students, parents and educators who are interested in international schools in Thailand.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Education_in_Thailand.html   (318 words)

 FAQ - Country Brook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The goal of a Montessori education is that children will develop problem solving skills to help them adjust to any new situation - socially or academically.
While Country Brook did participate when the Pre-K program first began, we no longer participate in the state Pre-K program.
Country Brook is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and is licensed by the Georgia Department of Human Resources
www.countrybrookmontessori.com /faqcbms2.html   (597 words)

 Education World ® - Lesson Planning: China: An Ancient Country in a Modern World
China, a country about the same size as the United States, is located on the continent of Asia.
As a follow-up to the previous activity, have students study the map and compare the sizes of China and the United States.
Country Profile: China Information and statistics about China's people, religions, languages, and economy.
www.education-world.com /a_lesson/lesson099.shtml   (1335 words)

 Country Reviews in Education:Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Country and thematic reviews are key Education Committee tools for peer monitoring and assessment.
Though spending on education in Denmark is high compared to OECD countries, the PISA confirmed that the quality and equity of outcomes are only average.
In the face of weakening support for the education system, the Danish authorities turned to the OECD for advice on how to improve its performance.
www.oecd.org /department/0,2688,en_2649_34511_1_1_1_1_1,00.html   (487 words)

 Environmental Education: camps,field trips,resources,activities,training,and expertise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
All options are extremely flexible and are intended to be developed in conjunction with the class teacher although "off the shelf" programmes are available too.
Coast to the High Country is a three-day field trip option that explores Canterbury’s own environmental issues.
Our Place offers the services of the environmental education teacher in implementing on-site environmental education to support both curriculum delivery and extra curricular activities (such as environment groups) in your school.
www.enved.org.nz   (198 words)

 ADEA: Statistical Profile of Education in Africa (SPESSA) Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1994, the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) began to address this problem by sponsoring the compilation and dissemination of cross-country and country group comparative data sets.
During the selection process, right-clicking on countries, country groups, indicator groups, and specific indicators gives the user further information on the selection, when available.
The indicators should, therefore, be used to characterize the trends and major differences between countries and country groups rather than to show precise quantitative measures of those trends and differences.
www.adeanet.org /spessa99/index.html   (696 words)

 Welcome to the Neag School of Education
The Neag School of Education is named after Ray Neag, a successful businessman, philanthropist and UConn alum whose generous support is experienced daily by our faculty, staff and students.
In 1999, his gift of $21 million to the School of Education was, at the time, the largest ever given to a school or college of education in the country.
Ranked as the Northeast's top public school of education, the Neag School of Education has developed a reputation for its unwavering commitment to offering high-quality programs and conducting meaningful research that speaks to the critical issues in education, sports, and health and wellness.
www.education.uconn.edu   (229 words)

 UNICEF - Girls' education - Multi-country programmes
It advocates for countries to develop a policy and plan of action for girls’ education, build the necessary partnerships and implement a multisectoral programme that encourages learning for girls.
In several countries, this multisectoral approach is resulting in new school canteens or the construction of latrines; in others, special attention is being placed on the health issues of girls.
In total, more than 6,000 schools and literacy centers in 16 countries in west and central Africa, and 60 districts and regions in 18 eastern and southern Africa countries are benefiting from AGEI programming.
www.unicef.org /girlseducation/index_multicountryprogramme.html   (245 words)

 JS-2048: Treasury Officials Join Bankers in Schools Across the Country
to Promote Financial Education
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Treasury established the Office of Financial Education in May of 2002.
The Office works to promote access to the financial education tools that can help all Americans make wiser choices in all areas of personal financial management, with a special emphasis on saving, credit management, home ownership and retirement planning.
The Office also coordinates the efforts of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, a group chaired by the Secretary of Treasury and composed of representatives from 20 federal departments, agencies and commissions, which works to improve financial literacy and education for people throughout the United States.
www.ustreas.gov /press/releases/js2048.htm   (335 words)

 Education world, education in third world country, education or training and world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Education or training and world Education report world Education in third world country Education educator world World education services inc Education third world Full sail real world education World largest online education World almanac education Education ranking world
World-wide higher education institutions and other bodies active in the field of higher education (for Action 4): the next call for proposals including...
World Wise Schools is an innovative education program that provides students with a view of life in the countries where Peace Corps Volunteers serve.
www.askatip.com /education-world.html   (1415 words)

 Country dossiers on Education
Facts and data on each country's state of education and plans for development.
All the data contained in the profiles have been organized on the basis of a common structure to facilitate the searching, analysing and systematizing of available information.
Educational innovations: Descriptions of innovative projects in the areas of content and methods of education at the primary and secondary levels, particularly within the formal system
www.eldis.org /static/DOC7851.htm   (142 words)

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