Primary Education in Developing Countries: A System Approach to Understand the Factors that Influence the Quality
by: Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber
- Observations made from previous studies
- Different aspects to consider
- Proposed OR approach
The first stage of compulsory education is primaryor elementary education.
-In most countries, it is compulsory for children to receive primary education, though in many jurisdictions it is permissible for parentsto provide it.
-The transition from elementary school to secondary school or high school is somewhat arbitrary, but it generally occurs at about eleven or twelve years of age.
-The major goals of primary education are achieving basic literacy and numeracy amongst all pupils, as well as establishing foundations in science, geography, history and other social sciences.
-The relative priority of various fields, and the methods used to teach them, are an area of considerable political debate.
-Some of the expected benefits from primary education are the reduction of the infant mortality rate, the population growth rate, of the crude birth and death rate, and so on.
Link to material: http://ifors.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/EURO-ORD-Workshop-Education.pdf