In recognition of underrepresentation of certain minority groups and women in symphony orchestras and on college music faculties , the Eastman School pledges every reaonable effort to make it possible for members of those groups who are ...
This comprehensive handbook is the ultimate reference work, providing authoritative and international overviews of all aspects of schools and schooling in Asia. Split into 19 sections it covers curriculum, learning and assessment, private supplementary tutoring, special education, gender issues, ethnic minority education and LGBTQI students in Asian schools. The volume displays the current state of the scholarship for schools and schooling in Asia including emerging, controversial and cutting-edge contributions using a thematic approach. The content offers a broad sweep of the region with a focus on theoretical, cultural and political issues as well as identifying educational issues and priorities, such as curriculum, assessment, teacher education, school leadership, etc., all of which impact students and learning in multiple ways. The Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia brings together experts in each area to contribute their knowledge, providing a multidimensional and rich view of the issues confronting the region’s school and education systems.
Some religious communities withhold girls from school because state schooling puts them in a paradoxical predicament. ... Conclusion and policy recommendations As a result of the state ethnic policies on minority education, minority ...
Author: Kerry J. Kennedy
A comprehensive collection on twentieth-century educational practices in China
Ethnic Minority Girls on Chinese School Benches : Gender Perspectives on Minority Education Mette Halskov Hansen This essay looks at how Chinese school education may influence minority students ' gender and ethnic identities by changing ...
Author: Glen Peterson
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Women have experienced significant changes in various spheres of their lives during the last decades as Bangladesh made economic progress. Yet women’s economic engagement and empowerment are subdued, as they cannot make sufficient choices for themselves. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic developments in gender equality in Bangladesh. Through examining women’s participation in the labour force, ownership and control of household assets, use and control of financial assets, and opportunities for entrepreneurship, the authors have made concrete recommendations to overcome challenges that lie ahead for women’s economic empowerment. This book is an important contribution to the knowledge on interventions required by the policy makers and broader stakeholders towards narrowing gender gaps. --Fahmida Khatun, PhD, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh The women’s story is central to Bangladesh’s economic and social transformation. There is an urgent need to deepen researched understanding of the multidimensional pathways of women’s economic empowerment and extent of real progress made. Voices to Choices is an important contribution to this story. Surely, the journey of women’s economic empowerment remains a long and challenging one. Realizing the full benefits of new opportunities is often hampered by both new and entrenched insecurities. The task is as much one of empowering women’s agency as of dismantling barriers. The responsibility is as much women’s as society’s. --Hossain Zillur Rahman, PhD, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC) This book provides critical insights and is timely, as it outlines how girls and women in Bangladesh have gained more opportunities in labor force participation, control over household and financial assets, as well as greater prospects for entrepreneurship. The findings will greatly contribute to future policy and planning for government and key stakeholders working to advance women’s economic empowerment in the country. --Sabina Faiz Rashid, PhD, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health BRAC University
Yet there has been no evaluation of the extent to which these benefits may have influenced minority women's ... time spent in school—and incentivize families to send minority girls to school. efforts to improve ethnic minorities' ...
Author: Jennifer L. Solotaroff
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Category: Business & Economics
States Parties commit themselves to make primary education compulsory and available free to all . ... This lag in girls ' education constitutes a violation of the right to education that is set forth in the Children's Convention ...
Author: Indrani Sen Gupta
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
Examines the educational experiences of minority groups in different international contexts, from the USA, Finland, Rwanda, India, South Africa, Hungary, China and the UK.
to knowledge-building within the women's movement and women's studies' (ibid.: 4578). The NPE Review Committee (NPERC) in its critique ofthe 1986 policy notes that 'the task of bringing a gender perspective into the curriculum is a ...
Author: Chris Atkin
Publisher: A&C Black
This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities website.
a much lower level of education. Often, their educational level is markedly low: in France, for instance, an average of 70 percent of minority girls finish school in classesfor lowlevel pupils (compared with 40 percent of minority boys, ...
Author: Carl Skutsch
Category: Political Science
Examines the transformation of education policy in China, with an emphasis on transformations in the post-1978 period. This title also emphasises on policy change and its subsequent impact on different aspects of education at various levels of educational institutions, particularly in areas of educational financing and curriculum reform.
Although migrant boys outnumbered migrant girls in both groups, gender disparity in school enrollment for the minorities appeared to be considerably larger than that for the nonminorities. Ethnic minority boys outnumbered minority girls ...
Author: Alexander W. Wiseman
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
In the neighboring mountainous Badan Commune , an allMuslim area , enrollment was 23.9 percent in 1982 , with only 9.05 percent of girls enrolled . By the end of the school year only 2.9 percent of the girls remained in school .
Author: Regie Stites
Publisher: Psychology Press
Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behavior and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law. All human beings irrespective of their race, religion, sex. language, place of birth and culture are entitled for all human rights. The concept and practice of human right is not new having come into everyday parlance since the World War-II The history of Indian culture was trace back in Indus-civilization. Indian culture is the thesis of many local and immigrant cultures, religion and ideologies. Adaptability in Indian and accommodation of different cultures, religion, powers and process in different regions of India. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru rightly said that, “an unbroken continuity between the most modern and the most ancient phases of Hindu thought extending over three thousand years, the rights of man have been the concerns of all civilizations from time immemorial.” Humanity, justice and concepts of Human Rights were known to India. Not only India but the other parts of the world like the Babylonian laws and the Assyrian (ethnic group Indigenous to the Middle East) Laws, the Dharma of the Vedic period in India, and the jurisprudence of Lao-Tze and Confucius in China have advocated and practiced Human rights in civilization of their time.
The strategy will focus specifically on improving the access to education of Muslim girls. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), one of the flagship schemes of the Government, is being implemented by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Author: Dr. A. A. GADWAL
Publisher: Lulu Publication