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  Education - Tertiary Education
Good quality, merit-based, equitable, efficient tertiary education and research are essential parts this transformation.
In the 1970s and 1980s much of the support provided by World Bank tertiary education projects was piecemeal, with a narrow focus on the establishment of new programs or on discrete quality improvement measures for existing teaching and research activities.
In the United States, Boston College's Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) and the State University of New York's campuses at Albany and at Buffalo are notable centers for research on international tertiary education, as is the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
web.worldbank.org /WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTEDUCATION/0,,contentMDK:20298183~menuPK:617592~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:282386,00.html   (0 words)

  Education in Greece - Tertiary Education
The mission of University Education is to ensure a high level of theoretical and all-round training for the future scientific workforce of the nation.
The role of Higher Technological Education is to contribute to the country's development and to progress in the fields of science and applied research.
The basic requirement for admission to Tertiary Education is possession of the Unified Lyceum leaving certificate, the number of students allocated to each University and TEI department being laid down annually by the Ministry of Education.
www.ekep.gr /english/education/tritobathmia.asp   (1159 words)

 Government of Barbados Education
The foundation of education in Barbados was laid by "philanthropic efforts" of private individuals and by humanitarian interests of the churches.
Tertiary education also receives a boost since the economic cost of Barbadian students attending the University of the West Indies, is paid by the Government.
Free education is available to all students attending the island’s government secondary schools, where the quality of instruction is enhanced by an even distribution of trained and graduate teachers.
www.barbados.gov.bb /education.htm   (1290 words)

 National Tertiary Education Taskforce
Such an improved interaction should facilitate exchange programmes of staff between the tertiary education sector, government agencies and the minerals industry, in order that each is better informed about the requirements of the other, and also the student placement programmes in the minerals industry, that are a valuable component of minerals-related tertiary education.
Undergraduate geoscience education needs to recognise the range of stakeholders including the minerals and petroleum sectors, government agencies, academia and others, and their common requirement for graduates with a solid geoscience education and the ability to apply principles to problem solving.
The AGC considers the National Tertiary Education Taskforce's Discussion Paper to be a valuable contribution to the debate on future directions and strategies for tertiary education relevant to the minerals sector.
www.aig.asn.au /agc/ntedusub.html   (2014 words)

 Redefining tertiary education - Alan Wagner
Tertiary education is a key part of lifelong learning and a cornerstone of today’s knowledge society.
Tertiary education is where the pressures of growth and change are most acutely felt.
And even though the growth in the level of tertiary participation in education has slowed in OECD countries since the start of the 1990s, the participation rate – which is the overall proportion of any post-school age group attending tertiary education – is rising (Table 1).
www1.oecd.org /publications/observer/214/article4-eng.htm   (2058 words)

 International Higher Education #28/3
Tertiary education is central to the creation of the intellectual capacity on which knowledge production and utilization depend and to the promotion of lifelong learning practices.
Among these unresolved challenges are the sustainable expansion of tertiary education coverage, the reduction of inequalities of access and outcomes, the improvement of educational quality and relevance, and the introduction of more effective governance structures and management practices.
First, that tertiary education investments generate major external benefits that are crucial for knowledge-driven economic development, including the long-term returns from basic research and technology development and the social benefits accruing from the construction of more cohesive societies.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/newsletter/News28/text003.htm   (1169 words)

 UNESCO - EFA Global Monitoring Report - Tertiary education and the gender goals
It is generally followed by ‘education’ in sub-Saharan Africa and by ‘humanities and arts’ in many countries of the Asia and Pacific region, while ‘engineering, manufacturing and construction’ programmes come second in most countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
Tertiary education: grouping of countries according to gross enrolment ratio, by region (2000) (in each box countries are listed in increasing order of GER)
Tertiary education: regional estimates of female participationin each broad field of study (1982 and 2000)
portal.unesco.org /education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=24148&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (2542 words)

 Tertiary Education Today: Global Trends, Global Agendas, Global Constraints   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Education is no longer a monopoly of the state or a “protected industry.” Local and transnational private entities have entered this field as a result of expanding economic liberalism, increasing political pluralism and rising demand for tertiary education as discussed above.
The evolving tertiary education environment with its new realities, dynamics and innovations and its ambitious global agendas, is inhibited in many countries and institutions by countervailing constraints.
Tertiary education systems and institutions are operating in an exciting and challenging time, at the intersection of high global and local demands, high hope derived from the technological and pedagogical revolutions, and constraining human, technological and financial capacities.
www.theoledafrica.org /ICETE/Files/Haddad_TertiaryEducation.htm   (4351 words)

 Welcome to the Republic of Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The education landscape in Ghana today is the result of major policy initiatives in education adopted by past governments as well as the present one.
Basically, the purpose of technical and vocational education is to equip young men and women with the technical and professional skills needed for the rapid socio-economic development of the country.
Tertiary Education Reforms were launched in 1991 with the publication of a Government White Paper on the University Rationalisation Committee Report.
www.ghana.gov.gh /studying/education/index.php   (2708 words)

 Cayman Net News: Tertiary Education for the 21st century
One of the challenges facing tertiary education in the 21st century is to meet the clamoring demand from the community.
Tertiary level Professors are expected to be teacher, tutor, facilitator, Lab guide and counselor, all rolled into one, the “guide on the side”, rather than the “sage on the stage”.
Educated people realize that we should be working towards sustainability of resources so that in the one world we all share, ‘by living simply, everyone can simply live’.
www.caymannetnews.com /cgi-script/csArticles/articles/000089/008950.htm   (1191 words)

 Reforming Tertiary, Adult And Continuing Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To provide educational programmes for all persons who missed or were not afforded the opportunity to complete formal primary or secondary education.
Tertiary and adult education in the OECS context is quite distinct from primary and secondary education.
Regional cooperation is a prerequisite for the successful implementation of tertiary education since no single country can be self-sufficient in meeting its manpower training needs or in enabling its citizens to achieve their maximum potential.
www.oecs.org /oeru/inits_tertiary_edu.htm   (446 words)

 Tertiary Education: where to from here?
Tertiary education and training is essential to building the productivity of our workforce and gives New Zealanders an avenue through which to make aspirational choices about their future.
So as we look to the future for tertiary education in New Zealand, there seems to be an emerging consensus: having made substantial gains in participation, it's time to focus more attention on increasing the value of that participation.
Tertiary education providers have been victims of a policy environment where stated priorities conflicted with the funding rules.
www.national.org.nz /Article.aspx?ArticleID=8205   (2812 words)

 Higher education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tertiary education is normally taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, as well as vocational education and training.
Higher education includes teaching, research and social services activities of universities, and within the realm of teaching, it includes both the undergraduate level (sometimes referred to as tertiary education) and the graduate (or postgraduate) level (sometimes referred to as graduate school).
Higher education is therefore very important to national economies, both as a significant industry in its own right, and as a source of trained and educated personnel for the rest of the economy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tertiary_education   (1298 words)

 Internationalizat Sale of Tertiary Education: Strategic Issues
Education New Zealand is empowered to negotiate on behalf of providers, the arrangements to promote New Zealand as an education destination for international students.
It is important to view the international sale of tertiary education in the wider context of the general objectives of tertiary institutions.
In the case of education, extra (spillover) benefits are conferred on society which are additional to the benefits that accrue to an individual.
econ.massey.ac.nz /cppe/papers/edexp.htm   (4774 words)

 2005-01 The Haves and Have-nots in Tertiary Education: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (3.14)
A big part of this difference is due to the provision of tertiary education.
Tertiary studies contribute only 3% to the total years of schooling.
This is the case for Argentina, Bermuda, Canada and the United States in the Americas; Israel, Macao (China) and Japan in Asia; Finland, the Netherlands and Norway in Europe; and New Zealand in Oceania.
www.uis.unesco.org /ev.php?ID=6027_201&ID2=DO_TOPIC   (489 words)

 Vanguard - Education: Sourcing funds for tertiary education
In her opening remarks, Mrs Ezekwesili reiterated the need for the private sector to partner with government in funding tertiary education, adding that government alone cannot provide all the funds needed for tertiary education given the increased competing budgetary needs and rising costs of education.
Again, many heads of tertiary institutions are not proactive enough as to device strategies of getting banks and companies, which declare billions of naira as net profit every year, contribute to their financial needs.
Just as joint public-private funding of the nation’s education system is generally being advocated for, politicians must put a stop to corrupt practices if tertiary education in Nigeria is to become a pillar for national development.
www.vanguardngr.com /articles/2002/features/education/edu326042007.html   (597 words)

 Tertiary Education:About   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tertiary education has grown and diversified in all OECD countries and is being pressured to expand and cover more differentiated competencies for a diversified clientele.
The regulatory capacity of education authorities is being challenged by increasing mobility of students, faculty and workers across borders and new forms of cross-border delivery of educational programmes and institutions.
It identifies the rationales of stakeholders and the major approaches to cross-border education, and then focuses on the main challenges that the rapid growth in cross-border education presents for policies both at the national and international levels.
www.oecd.org /about/0,2337,en_2649_34859749_1_1_1_1_37455,00.html   (537 words)

 Education Counts: Publications: 2005 Tertiary Education Enrolments
These enrolments fell by 34 percent from 2004, due to the progressive shift of adult and community education out of the student component and into a new pool that is focussed around the government’s priorities for adult and communication education.
In contrast, non-formal studies at institutes of technology and polytechnics, such as adult and community education, fell by 89,300 enrolments to 147,000 (a decrease of 38 percent).
The decline in non-formal learning was significant at all public tertiary education institutions and at private training establishments.
educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz /publications/tertiary/2005-tertiary-education-enrolments.html   (1641 words)

 Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development - Tertiary education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Education, science and research are essential for a country's social and economic development.
Today, it has been recognised that an efficient higher education system fulfils a variety of tasks that are essential for a country's development.
In its promotion of the higher education sector, German development cooperation focuses especially on these academic disciplines by providing support for universities in curriculum development and research planning.
www.bmz.de /en/issues/Education/engagement/hochschulbildung/index.html   (770 words)

 Tertiary Unit: Ministry of Education, Youth, and Culture -- Jamaica
The mission of the Tertiary Unit is to ensure that the tertiary system is administered in an efficient and cost-effective manner so that the manpower needs of the country are met.
Tertiary Education provides training for the higher level technical, professional and managerial skills that the country needs for national development.
Expansion of the Diploma in Education programme at the U.W.I. Expansion of post-graduate programmes at U.W.I. and divestment of lower level programmes to tertiary colleges.
www.moec.gov.jm /divisions/ed/tertiary/index.htm   (547 words)

 Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Website: Disability Rights
For tertiary education institutions this includes the provision of lectures, information distribution, access to classrooms, examination of students, publication of newsletters, and the operation of theatres, food and bar services and sporting facilities.
Tertiary institutions may wish to present their Action Plan to explain the context within which the alleged act of discrimination took place.
Tertiary education institutions will need to be mindful of these issues in developing an Action Plan.
www.hreoc.gov.au /disability_rights/action_plans/Tertiary_Education_Guide/tertiary_education_guide.html   (9553 words)

 Trading tertiary education - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Investment in education is not only a critical ingredient in developing a country's human/intellectual capital asset, but it is also necessary to effectively engage in the rapidly growing global trade in educational services.
In pursuing this option, education must be seen as an industry (and not simply as a social right) and tertiary education as the exporting edge, yielding both pecuniary and non-pecuniary net benefits.
Since education is considered a key ingredient for economic growth and development, migration of individuals with tertiary level education, the so-called "brain drain", is a source of concern.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /columns/html/20040214T220000-0500_55768_OBS_TRADING_TERTIARY_EDUCATION.asp   (724 words)

 The National Education Directory Australia Pty Ltd - Find Australian Schools & Colleges - Education Directory
The National Education Directory of Australia is the only guide for you to search the many educational institutions on offer in Australia and New Zealand.
The National Education Directory of Australia has been established to provide the general public, worldwide, with a comprehensive and convenient way to look for all Government and Private Schools and Colleges, Universities, Tafes, and further Vocational, Tertiary Education Training facilities and Educational Courses available.
Whether you are looking for education locally or relocating intrastate, interstate, from overseas or choosing to study as an International student, Neda endeavors to provide you with the educational facility that is right for you!
www.education.net.au   (0 words)

 Tertiary Education - FAQs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A snapshot of education lending by the World Bank in 1998 shows that 126 projects with tertiary education components were underway in 66 countries.
No. Higher education is a key piece to the holistic puzzle of a country's entire education system, providing the advanced skills required by teachers, doctors, scientists, civic leaders, technicians and entrepreneurs.
Investments are being made at all levels of education to support the comprehensive and equitable expansion of human capital needed to better the lives of all people.
www.sjp.ac.lk /careers/edreform/wb_etc/faq.asp.html   (508 words)

 Tertiary Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A vertical distinction can be made between general education and professional education, and a horizontal distinction can be made between universities and technical schools.
University-level education is provided not only by the cantonal universities and the two Federal Institutes of Technology, but also by the newly created Universities of Applied Sciences - which specialise in higher level professional training.
Tertiary Education in Switzerland - Report for «Eurybase - the Information Database on Education Systems in Europe» written by the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education and the Federal Office for Education and Science (2001) (PDF)
www.swissworld.org /dvd_rom/eng/education_2004/content/education/tertiary-eng.html   (332 words)

 RNZFB - Tertiary Education Commission draft strategic plan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is doubtless a factor in fewer requests for braille being forwarded to the Foundation by the tertiary sector.
Tertiary institutions would be able to use this service rather than paying on an item by item basis for those formats they cannot produce locally - or, in effect, rather than not funding as much as they should because readers are encouraged to accept a non-preferred format that is cheaper.
Make room for the experiences of blind, deafblind and vision-impaired students who transition from secondary to tertiary education to inform joint policy work to be undertaken with the Ministry of Education to understand and improve access.
www.rnzfb.org.nz /newsandevents/submissions/tertiaryeducationcommissiondraftstrategicplan   (1089 words)

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