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Author Bashir, Sajitha.

Title Developing the workforce, shaping the future : transformation of Madagascar's post-basic education / Sajitha Bashir
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 129 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 156
World Bank working paper ; no. 156
Contents Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Executive Summary; 1. Introduction; FIGURE 1. Education and the Commitments of the MAP; FIGURE 2. Students in Higher Education, 1969-2006; FIGURE 3. Planned Reform to Basic Education Curriculum; 2. Trends in Enrollment and Completion; FIGURE 4a. Primary Enrollment, 1997-2007; FIGURE 4b. Junior Secondary Enrollment, 1997-2007; FIGURE 4c. SSE, TVET, and HE Enrollment, 1997-2007; FIGURE 5. International Comparison of Gross Enrollment Rates, Secondary and Higher Education, 2005
FIGURE 6. Share of Private Sector in Enrollment by Sub-sector, 1997-2007FIGURE 7. Entry into Higher Education by Baccalauréat Series, 2005-06; FIGURE 8. First-year University Dropout Rates by University, 2004-05; FIGURE 9. Student Survival, JSE to Higher Education; FIGURE 10. Distribution of the Population by Highest Educational Attainment and Income, 2004; TABLE 1. Madagascar: Net Enrollment Rates per Income Level in 2001 and 2005 (%); 3. Education-Labor Market Linka
Summary With challenges similar to those faced by a number of low income countries, Madagascar faces critical policy choices with respect to post-basic education. Enrolment ratios in senior secondary education and tertiary education are 10 percent and 3 percent, respectively, among the lowest in the world. Critical skill shortages and pervasive inequities in access necessitate changes in the quantity and quality of education and skills. The increasing number of basic education completers and demographic growth are mounting pressure on the government to expand access to post-basic education. Responding
Notes "Africa Region Human Development Department."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Education and state -- Madagascar.
Education -- Economic aspects -- Madagascar.
Educational change -- Madagascar.
Labor supply -- Madagascar.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Africa Regional Office. Human Development Department.
ISBN 0821378171 (electronic bk.)
9780821378175 (electronic bk.)