Education and National Development in Asia: Trends, Issues, Policies, and Strategies

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Asian Development Bank, 2001 - Education and state - 182 pages
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Assesses the status of education in Asia; identifies major trends and issues; and examines policies and practices that have successfully promoted equity and access, strengthened management and efficiency, improved quality, and enhanced the education resource base. Begins with an examination of demographic and economic trends that affect education, then analyzes the relationship between education and economic and social development. After reviewing the main issues in education development, looks at some persistent issues and trends by subsector. Finally, examines policies and strategies that could be used to address some prevalent challenges facing education in developing Asian countries.

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