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Education, inequality, and development in the Commonwealth Caribbean

Anthony Layne

Education, inequality, and development in the Commonwealth Caribbean

by Anthony Layne

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Published by German Institute for International Educational Research in Frankfurt am Main, Federal Republic of Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British
    • Subjects:
    • Labor supply -- West Indies, British -- Effect of education on,
    • Economic development -- Effect of education on,
    • West Indies, British -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 75-79.

      Statementby Anthony Layne ; with a comment by Ulrich Fanger and a response to Ulrich Fanger by the author.
      SeriesWorkshop reports in comparative educational research =, Werkstattberichte zur vergleichenden Bildungsforschung ;, 1, Workshop reports in comparative education research ;, 1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5744.5.A6 L39 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination79 p. ;
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2563483M
      ISBN 103884940031
      LC Control Number85103458

      The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) intended to ‘reverse the grinding poverty, hunger and disease affecting billions of 70 Commonwealth Education Partnerships Gender differentials in Caribbean education systems Caribbean education systems, it is therefore necessary to develop aFile Size: KB. Inequality, Quality of Primary Education and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Article March with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      Boys’ Underachievement in Education Recently, Ministers of Education from across the Commonwealth have raised the issue of boys’ underachievement and poor attendance at school, a growing phenomenon in all regions. This study, undertaken jointly by the Commonwealth of Learning and the Commonwealth Secretariat, responds to that concern. Poverty, Income Growth, and Inequality in Some Caribbean Countries JOHN GAFAR At the March United Nations World Summit for Social Development, the three principal items on the agenda for consideration were poverty, unemployment, and social integration.' The Copenhagen World Summit for Social Development.

        Inequality and underdevelopment are perhaps less marked in the rest of the Caribbean, but from Antigua and Barbuda to St. Kitts and Nevis, socioeconomic problems are now complicating both disaster.   Gaby Drinkwater, Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean, Christian Aid Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is deep and widespread. Life chances in the region are very much bound up with where you are born and your identity, including gender, ethnic group, race, faith or : Christian Aid Global.


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