Educational development in the small states of the Commonwealth retrospect and prospect by Michael Crossley

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat in London .

Written in English

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  • Education -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • States, Small.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementMichael Crossley, Keith Holmes.
ContributionsHolmes, Keith., Commonwealth Secretariat.
LC ClassificationsLA21 .C76 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL22270383M
ISBN 100850926271

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A problem for small states is how to access specialist knowledge when the national pool of human resources is small. This is a difficulty for ministries of education and educational institutions. The usual response is to draw on technical assistance, often as part of a wider aid package, from industrialized countries or international : Marie-Pierre Lloyd, Steve Packer.

The study will be of direct interest to a wide range of stakeholders involved in educational and social development in small states, to policy-makers, administrators, researchers, students, comparative educationalists, international agency personnel and practitioners at all levels in small states, throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.

Conclusion -- App. Publications by the Commonwealth Secretariat on Educational Development in Small States -- App. Bibliography of Commonwealth Secretariat Publications by Theme -- App.

Catalogue of Commonwealth Secretariat Work Conducted on Educational Development in Small States Before and Including by Type of Work -- App.

This series focuses on the impact of scale on the development of national education systems in the small states of the Commonwealth. Experienced educators and administrators from the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, and the South Pacific examine curriculum, training, post-secondary education, technical education, distance education, regional co-operation and aid for.

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This book contains the results of a study examining post-secondary education in the South Pacific by surveying the number of educational opportunities currently offered, by analyzing key trends, and by comparing developments in the Cook Islands and the Solomon Islands.

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Introduction. As an established research group sinceour main focus to date has been closely related to the study of education and human development in small states throughout the Commonwealth, in Europe and elsewhere.

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Small States Tavis D. Jules, Special Guest Editor Invited Articles: Re-conceptualizing and Re-reading Educational Developments in Small States 14 Meeting the Tests of Time: Small States in the 21st Century Godfrey Baldacchino 26 Learning from Small States for Post Educational and International Development Michael Crossley and Terra Sprague.

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