Education in Ethiopia : strengthening the foundation for sustainable progress.

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World Bank Staff [Browse]
  • Washington, D.C., U.S.A. : World Bank, [2005]
  • copyright 2005.
xlix, 285 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.


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With the end of civil war in 1991, Ethiopia's government launched a New Education and Training Policy in 1994 which, by the early 2000's, had already produced remarkable results. The gross enrollment ratio rose from 20 to 62 percent in primary education between 1993-94 and 2001-02; and in secondary and higher education it climbed, respectively, from 8 to 12 percent and from 0.5 to 1.7 percent. Yet the government can hardly afford to rest on its laurels. Primary education is still not universal, and already there are concerns about plummeting educational quality and the growing pressures to...
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  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Executive Summary; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; 1. Demography, Economy, and Government Finance; BOX; 2. Enrollments and Patterns of Student Flow; 3. Education Expenditures; 4. Disparities in Enrollments, Student Flow, and Benefit Incidence; 5. Service Delivery in Primary and Secondary Education; 6. Aspects of the Market and Nonmarket Benefits of Schooling; APPENDIXES; Technical Note 1: Preparation of the Data on Current Public Expenditure on Education in Ethiopia; Technical Note 2: Estimating Student Flow Profiles
  • Technical Note 3: Selected Studies on Rates of Return to Education in Ethiopia Appendix Tables; References
  • 1-280-17718-7
  • 9786610177189
  • 0-8213-6227-5
  • 79470820
  • 507984047
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  • 10.1596/978-0-8213-6226-6
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