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✏The Education Index Book Summary :
✏Institutions of Higher Education Index by State and Congressional District Book Summary :
📒Research Methodology ✍ Y.k.singh
✏Research Methodology Book Summary :
✏Indian Economy Performance And Policies For Du B Com Hons Course Book Summary :
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📒Test Policy And Test Performance Education Language And Culture ✍ Bernard R. Gifford
✏Test Policy and Test Performance Education Language and Culture Book Summary : Bernard R. Gifford In the United States, the standardized test has become one of the major sources of information for reducing uncertainty in the determination of individual merit and in the allocation of merit-based educational, training, and employment opportunities. Most major institutions of higher education require applicants to supplement their records of academic achievements with scores on standardized tests. Similarly, in the workplace, as a condition of employment or assignment to training programs, more and more employers are requiring prospective employees to sit for standardized tests. In short, with increasing frequency and intensity, individual members of the political economy are required to transmit to the opportunity marketplace scores on standardized examinations that purport to be objective measures of their abilities, talents, and potential. In many instances, these test scores are the only signals about their skills that job applicants are permitted to send to prospective employers. THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TESTING AND PUBLIC POLICY In view of the importance of these issues to our current national agenda, it was proposed that the Human Rights and Governance and the Education and Culture Programs of the Ford Foundation support the establishment of a ''blue ribbon" National Commission on Testing and Public Policy to investigate some of the major problems, as well as the untapped opportunities, created by recent trends in the use of standardized tests, particularly in the workplace and in schools.
📒Women S Higher Education In Comparative Perspective ✍ G.P. Kelly
✏Women s Higher Education in Comparative Perspective Book Summary : Een aantal artikelen in deze bundel werden eerder gepubliceerd in 'Higher Education', vol. 17, no. 5.
📒Sociology And Education In The Indian Context ✍ V. C. Pandey
✏Sociology and Education in the Indian Context Book Summary : As our society is becoming more and more complex day by day due to the trends of modernisation, urbanization, secularization, globalization etc., new problems of education are coming into focus. It is in this context that new researches in sociology of education are called for. This comprehensive work lays down the basic concepts of sociological foundations of education in India context as required to be understood by every specialist of the subject. It lays down the fundamentals of education required to be understood by every scholar and student of the subject alike. It will definitely provide invaluable guidance to young educational researchers and teachers.
📒The Oxfam Education Report ✍ Kevin Watkins
✏The Oxfam Education Report Book Summary : This comprehensive report focuses on the fact that millions of people in poor countries remain uneducated and illiterate - which prevents them from developing the skills they need to escape poverty. The book looks at the underlying causes of the problem and sets out a clear agenda for reform.
📒The State Of The World S Cities 2001 ✍ United Nations Centre for Human Settlements
✏The State of the World s Cities 2001 Book Summary : Cities are now home to nearly half of the world's population, and the issue of sustainable development is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community in the 21st century. This publication is the first in-depth attempt to monitor and analyse the realities faced by urban populations around the world. It explores a range of issues, trends and policy responses in five major areas relating to: shelter, society, environment, economy and governance. It introduces the 'City Development Index', which has been developed by the UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat). Over time, this should become a standard monitoring tool used to track regional, national and city level progress towards implementing the Habitat Agenda. The report concludes that local democracy is a key factor for the future of all cities.