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Author: Organization For Economic Cooperat Oecd
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: glance, education, highlights
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 2011-02-02
ISBN-10: 926408469X
ISBN-13: 9789264084698

This book is based on the OECD's annual compendium of education statistics, Education at a Glance. It provides concise and easily accessible data on key topics in education today, including: Education levels and student numbers: How far have adults studied, and what access do young people have to education? Economic and social benefits of education: How does education affect people's job prospects, and what is its impact on incomes? Paying for education: What share of public spending goes on education, and what is the role of private spending? The school environment: How many hours do teachers

Author: George A. Scott
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: education, programs, childhood, funding, federal, overview
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437929982
ISBN-13: 9781437929980

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The federal govżt. accounts for about 9% of the total investment in K-12 education, with state and local sources covering the rest. There have been a number of efforts to catalogue and determine how much is spent on federal education programs. However, because education programs are administered by agencies throughout the federal govżt., and there is no standard definition of a federal education program, there currently is no single source that can provide an accounting of federal education programs. This report answered the fo

Author: William F. Goodling
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: education, related, programs, amended, disabilities, december, individuals, federal, laws, secondary, compilation
Number of Pages: 538
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0788183079
ISBN-13: 9780788183072

The full text of Federal Education Laws in the following areas: Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1965; Titles I through XIV; National Education Statistics Act of 1994 (title IV of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994); Indian Education; Refugee & Immigrant Education; Homeless Education; Education of Individuals with Disabilities; Goals 2000: Educate America Act; Child Nutrition Programs; Additional Programs to Improve Elementary & Secondary Instruction; & the National Commission on Libraries & Information Science Act.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: perspective, oecd, education
Number of Pages: 91
Published: 2010-11-10
ISBN-10: 9264090614
ISBN-13: 9789264090613

What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible source updating the first edition of Education Today which came out in March 2009.This report examines early childhood education, schooling, transitions beyond initial education, higher education, adult learning, outcomes and returns, equity, an

Author: William C. Harris
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sciences, workshop, report, physical, mathematical, education, postdoctoral, training, graduate
Number of Pages: 103
Published: 1996-11
ISBN-10: 0788186515
ISBN-13: 9780788186516

Report of a workshop sponsored by the Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Nat. Science Found., June 5-6, 1995. Sections: math & science education in a changing world; the big crunch; graduate education for industry in a time of change; reshaping the graduate education of scientists & engineers; building a diversified portfolio; graduate education & the disappearance of humanism; the effects of change on graduate education; revising the graduate education for the 21st century; graduate education & postdoctoral training in an austere environment; & graduate education & postdoctoral

Author: Warren Burton
Publisher: General Books LLC
Keywords: country, homes, education, helps
Number of Pages: 404
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1150774193
ISBN-13: 9781150774195

General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1863 Original Publisher: Crosby and Nichols Subjects: Domestic education Education Home schooling Education / Home Schooling Education / Philosophy

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, reviews, policies, national, finland, polytechnic
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2003-05-26
ISBN-10: 9264199403
ISBN-13: 9789264199408

In the early 1990s, in the midst of a major economic slump, the Finnish government embarked on a strategy to re-mold Finland into a knowledge society. This report prepared for the OECD by an independent group of experts raises issues of fees for higher education, examines strategies for internationalisation of higher education, addresses issues of governance and accountability in higher education and offers advice on how the new system could be strengthened further.
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