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Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects

Education in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

On Track for the Twenty-First Century

Editors: Noonan, Richard (Ed.)

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  • Offers a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the education system in Lao PDR
  • Analyzes how Lao is striving to modernize its education system from its historical roots
  • Outlines expected developments in the education system in the next several years
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This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth description of the education system in Lao PDR.  It covers pre-school, primary, secondary general, secondary technical and vocational, post-secondary non-higher education, and adult non-formal education and training. In addition to the main content, the book includes a glossary of terms and abbreviations used; and an appendix on the organizational structure of the Ministry of Education and Sports, including the linkages between the national, provincial and district level. The content covers public and private sector education provision alike.

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Richard Noonan studied Comparative Education and Economics of Education at Columbia University (Ed.D.) and Stockholm University (Ph.D.).  As an education economist, he has served as consultant to UNESCO, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the International Labor Organization, and many other multilateral and bilateral international development agencies.  He has published numerous articles and several books on education systems, with an emphasis on historical and quantitative description.  He retired in 2012 and now devotes his time to volunteer work and writing.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Education in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Book Subtitle
On Track for the Twenty-First Century
Editors
  • Richard Noonan
Series Title
Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects
Series Volume
51
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-3319-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-3319-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-3317-4
Series ISSN
1573-5397
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 326
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
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