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Turkmenistan: Reforming the Education System

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...Early Post-Independence Changes Post-independence reforms of education were initiated with the adoption of the Law of the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic “On Language” on 24 May 1990. This Act has secured the status of the state...

Micro-states in Western and Southern Europe outside the European Union

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Non-EU Countries in Western and Southern Europe : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction Education in the world of small states is something of a niche field in the sub-discipline of comparative and international education. Much of the literature is concerned with small tropical states, many of them...

Pakistan: Target Revision in Education Policy

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction From the very beginning, since independence in 1947, education policy in Pakistan has remained focused on increasing access and removing inequities. Numerous policies and plans have been prepared by the government...

Uzbekistan: An Overview

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction Twenty years into independence, Uzbekistan’s Soviet past still remains a politically painful and academically underexamined subject, resulting in major gaps in the historical narratives of the society. The government...

Education in the United Kingdom: A Regional Overview

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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... the Republic of Ireland, completely separate since 1922. Yet some aspects of the history of education reside even there in a kind of inertia, for even formal education is culturally embedded, if politically delivered (Brock and Alexiadou, 2013)....

England: Independent Secondary Schooling

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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... (Brock, 2010). Yet nearly two centuries before Alfred’s reign as king of Wessex (871–899), schools for a highly selected number of boys had begun to emerge along with early cathedrals and minsters. According to Lawson and Silver (1973),...

Introduction

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed is a Post-doctoral Research Student at the University of Hull, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...This book discusses formal and non-formal education, approaches and trends, problems and policies, contradictions between cultural values and modernity, and historical perspectives in the West Central Asian republics. The book includes 15...

Iran: Three-Dimensional Conflicts

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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... 47, 3: 269–86. G. Mehran (2007). “Religious Education of Muslim and Non-Muslim Schoolchildren in the Islamic Republic of Iran”, in Colin Brock...

Afghanistan: Formal Education—A Contested Terrain

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction In Afghanistan, formal education has generated controversy from the very beginning when it was first introduced in the early 1900s. Competing ideologies, a weak central government and various foreign influences are some...

Kyrgyzstan: Redefining Education and Labour Market Relations

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction Kyrgyzstan is a relatively small country with 5.4 million people in Central Asia, sharing borders with China in the east, Tajikistan in the south, Uzbekistan in the north and Kazakhstan in the west. It is a landlocked...