Subject: Education

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MERAL – Myanmar Education Research and Learning Portal

Database

The MERAL Portal is a project of the Myanmar Rectors’ Committee, National Education Policy Commission, Department of Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, with support from EIFL (Electronic information for Libraries) and the National Institute of Informatics, Japan. The MERAL Portal provides free and open access to research publications (from international and local journals, theses, […]

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A Mencius Reader: For Beginning and Advanced Students of Classical Chinese

E-book

Donald B. Wagner 2004 This textbook contains material for students of Classical Chinese at three different levels of difficulty: The first chapter of Mencius, reproduced from a modern punctuated edition, with very detailed notes and glosses intended for students in their second semester of Classical Chinese. The same chapter, reproduced from a Song wood-block edition, […]

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Teaching and Learning in Tibet: A Review of Research Policy Publications

E-book

Ellen Bangsbo 2006 The issue of schooling and education for Tibetan children in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) is the focus of increasing national and international attention. Here, special attention has been given to the concept of ‘quality education’. One should be aware that this concept is understood differently by different groups. Educationalists and NGOs […]

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State Growth and Social Exclusion in Tibet: Challenges of Recent Economic Growth

E-book

Andrew Martin Fischer 2005 The most pressing economic challenges facing the Tibetan areas of western China relate to the marginalization of the majority of Tibetans from rapid state-led growth. The urban-rural divide plays an impor-tant role in this polarized dynamic but alone only partially explains differences with other Chinese regions, all of which generally exhibit […]

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Japanese Education and the Cram School Business: Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the Juku

E-book

Marie Højlund Roesgaard 2006 Cram schools (in Japanese called juku) are often mentioned in passing as a phenomenon functioning mainly to exacerbate competition and pressure on children, but no thorough study has been carried out of their function and types. It is the author’s intention to contribute to a more nuanced understanding of this feature […]

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Private Academies of Chinese Learning in Meiji Japan: The Decline and Transformation of the Kangaku Juku

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Margaret Mehl 2003 The establishment of a national education system soon after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 is recognized as a significant factor in Japan’s modernization, hence research on education is concentrated on the state system. However, this development did not mean the disappearance of the juku, the private academies which were so much a […]

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