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Oztunc, Hakan; Oo, Zar Chi; Serin, Zehra Vildan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines the extent to which women's education affects long-term economic growth in the Asia Pacific region. It focuses on the time period between 1990 and 2010, using data collected in randomly selected Asia Pacific countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Economic Development, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Isik-Ercan, Zeynep – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
This paper describes a qualitative inquiry into the experiences of Burmese refugee families with elementary schools in the U.S. and proposes a new perspective for serving the educational needs of refugee children. Data included in-depth interviews with 25 Burmese families in a midsize Midwestern city. Findings from the preliminary analysis…
Descriptors: Refugees, Asians, Family School Relationship, Elementary Schools