50 YEARS OF NIGERIAN EDUCATION: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS ABSTRACT: The fifty years history of Nigerian education is fraught with mixed statistics. On the one hand are fascinating statistics of an education system that has produced some of the world’s best brains in different fields of knowledge. On the other are disturbing statistics of an education system that today is at its lowest compared to standards in Africa and elsewhere in the world. This paper draws attention to the challenges inherent
29 Sep 14 5pm Monday Mr. Ogilvie NOT FAIR Some of the greatest stars in the NBA were drafted straight out of high school. Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Dwight Howard are just a few examples. With stars coming from all over the world, the NBA is home to a very diverse community. As much as the league is open arms to foreign players, there is one group the league wants nothing to do with: 18 year old ballers. (Palladino 1) Even though, as of 2006, the NBA eligibility rule states that a player en
Childhood Obesity: Cultural and Social influences The wide spread presence of childhood obesity is on the rise in all countries and has become a global epidemic. Although obesity can be found to be mostly genetics, there can be some social influence as well. Social inequality has been linked to childhood obesity. Children that come from the upper class have the financial means to eat healthier. The parents are also more educated about nutrition, which studies have shown that lack of education c
From stick figures in the sand and the earliest animals painted and carved in stone, people worldwide have reacted to the world by making images. The fundamental goal of art, especially in the past, was to convey meaning and express important ideas, revealing what was significant to every society, by arresting images. In recognizing the subject matter of any painting, you have to look at the artist's intentions, which are regularly connected to social conditions, national or global issues and t
CHINA For Chinese people what is the advantage of having many children? They provide many hands to work and ensure that the land will be worked when the parents are old. In the early seventies the population of China was a little under a billion. That is why in 1972 the Chinese government decided to implant the "wan xi shao" family planning program. This program allowed families to have no more than two children. By the late seventies apparently the Chinese population was still growing. Thus in
Table of Contents Population Culture Tradition Way of Life Vegetation and Animal Life History Religion Arts Language Education Health Government Climate Trade Resources Agriculture Bibliography Austria Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely mirror lakes and thick forest cover a good portion of the land. Austria with
VIETNAM. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-inspired nationalists in 1954. A prolonged civil war resulted in a victory for the Communist north, and reunification occurred in mid-1976. Physical Setting Vietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southea
COLOMBIA Climate The climate, however, varies with the elevation. The low regions along the coast and the deep Patía and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with mean annual temperatures of 75° to 80° F. From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical, and from about 7500 to 10,000 ft it is temperate. Above about 10,000 ft is the cold-climate zone, where temperatures range from 0° to 55° F. The average January and July temperatures in Bogotá are 58° F and 57° F, respectively. The averages
HONDURAS Have you ever wanted to travel to a beautiful country far from where your at now. To visit a land full of many different customs and where culture is put into a whole new perspective. Well if this is what you have dreamed of take your Spanish class and fly or drive down to a friendly neighbor Honduras! Now lets learn about our travel. "Size And Population" About 90% of the population is mestizo (people of Spanish and Native American ancestry); the remainder are Native Americans, blacks
EGYPT The majority of people have various ways of viewing cultures. Because of close-mindedness and lack of cultural education, people have a difficult time interacting with different societies. I feel that people shouldn't stereotype because this might lead to misjudgment. For example, I have personally experienced this type of stereotyping of my Egyptian culture. Although people view Egypt as a plain desert with camel riders, my experience from living there shows Egypt to be a developing civi
Mike Bengs So. St. B3 Jan. 7th , 1997 Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispanola located in the Caribbean Sea. It takes up about 2/3 of the island which it shares with Haiti. Dominican Republic's total area is 48,734 square kilometers. The Dominican Republic Jas a tropical maritime climate. The temperatures are moderated though by the ocean currents and year-round trade winds. The average temperature is around 720F and 800F, it hardly ever drops below 600F a
Guyana is a country located on the northern coast of South America. It is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by Suriname. On the south side Guyana is bordered by Brazil, and on the west side is Brazil and Venezuela. Guyana achieved its independence on May 26, 1966 when it broke away from Britain. Land and Resources Guyana has three different major geographical regions. These consist of a belt of soil which ranges from five to forty miles, a dense forest area which makes
History of the Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are one of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to the Marshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They're only 26 populated islands in the Marshalls because a lot of the islands are too small to support many people. There are two roughly parallel chains of islands that make up the western Ralik group and the eastern Ratak group. Now that you know
IMPERIALISM Imperialism is the domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region in order to increase its own wealth and power. Imperialism during the period following the Age of Exploration, when European countries acquired colonies to support mercantilism, can be called "old imperialism." In the nineteenth century, a new era of imperialism began, this time spurred on by the Industrial Revolution. Some reasons for imperialism were political, ec
Around 2000 B.C. people called Aryan started invading India. This process continued to approximately 1000 B.C. Aryan tribes were led by kings. The Aryans conquered the native population, intermarried with it and settled in peasant villages. The Aryans brought their religion to India. The various sacrifices of the Aryan cults were accompanied by chanted hymns. These hymns comprised the first great religion work of the Aryans - the Rig Veda. The Veda and the Brahmins, the priests, came to hold a
Lauterbach, Kevin History, Period 4 January 7, 1996 Iraq: A Country on the Rise Iraq is a country that is on the rise. After being crushed by allied troops for their invasion of Kuwait, they have begun the slow rebuilding process. In this report, I will discuss the basic geographic features of Iraq, and other various important features such as mineral wealth, vegetation, ect. Iraq's total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size of Idaho). It's capital, Baghdad, is l
DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY – DASMARINAS COLLEGE OF EDUCATION GRADUATE SCHOOL Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Management GREM 201 REACTION PAPER IN “STATE OF PHILIPPINE EDUCATION” by: Bro. Armin Luistro Submitted by: Submitted to: DR. FANNY CUYOS The Philippine educational system pursues the achievement of excellent undergraduates in the elementary and secondary level. The Department of Education implemented the K-12 Curriculum in which according to them will benefit not only the Fi
EDUCATION REFORM IN THE PHILIPPINES The former president of the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in the Philippines, Dr. Ronald Meinardus once said, “the more and better educated a people, the greater the chances of economic development.” According to him, literacy and numeracy play vital roles in any country’s growth and progress. In the past two decades, the Philippine government has been reforming our educational system to improve the quality of our education. Numerous agencies and organizations
III. STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS A stakeholder analysis will provide a comprehensive view of all of the impacted stakeholders and what roles they play in the change process. Many organizations have made the mistake of trying to “change people” rather than working with them, which often results in resistance. Change agents need to be committed to engaging stakeholders throughout the change life cycle, from design through to implementation, as each group will be affected differently during the process. S
Introduction What innovative school management strategies will I adopt or recommend that maximize the delivery of quality education? Before I will start my discussion, I would like to share the quote by Robert J. Starratt, he said “To exercise leadership in this climate of change will require deep convictions, strong commitments, and clear ideas about directions for changes in the form and content of schooling” As a CONSULTANT CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER of the division or school public institution
Planning Assumptions Enrollment 1. Competition for student enrollment will increase. 2. General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School will remain financially accessible. 3. The demographics of the city will include a greater percentage of students from different areas (Imus, Bacoor and Dasmarinas). 4. Creative recruitment outreach activities will be critical to continuing growth. Resources and Facilities 1. State funding will decrease. 2. External funding will increase. 3. New funding sources wi
Internalization of education is said to be a timely response to globalization. The term internalization can be defined as the development of citizens of the world in accordance to culture, language, and social structure, building a sense of identity and cultural awareness, encrypting recognition and development of universal human values, encourage discovery and enjoyment of learning, equip students with collectivist or individualistic skills and knowledge that can be applied broadly, encourage g
My personal opinion regarding globalization in the context of education is that it opens wide variety of global opportunities: international employment, exports and imports, information and technology transfer, etc. Globalization in general means the increasing level of interconnections among people all over the world through global network, which means that the world is becoming a unified whole with no cultural and social conflicts. The central idea of globalization is conducive to the idea of
INTRODUCTION A new genus of district and school improvement models entails partnerships with other organizations and new working relationships with families, community leaders, and youths. The Ohio Community Collaboration Model for School Improvement (OCCMSI) is one such model. It enables partners to leverage family and community resources for learning, healthy development, and overall success in school. This study presents qualitative research findings about the key capacities developed by 6 sc
What innovative school management strategies will you adopt to maximize the delivery of quality education? In your answer, you are encourage to use a conceptual framework and to consider yourself as a consultant chief innovation officer of your school or institution Swot IMpart The main priority of any educational institution is the delivery of quality education. Different programs and strategies are being utilized in order to address the needs of the students and employees to achieve the goal o
There is no peace among equals because equality doesn't exist in this universe. Either one prevails and the other follows, or both negotiate their differences and create a greater partnership.- Harold J Duarte-Bernhardt Partnership Effectiveness Continuum A. This is all about Partnership Effectiveness Continuum (PEC) developed by EDC and funded by Wallace Foundation. The heart of the article is what so called effective partnership between institution leaders. Introduced to us what is partnership
Japanese Assignment Geographical Setting Japan is an island country in the North Pacific Ocean. It lies off the northeast coast of mainland Asia and faces Russia,Korea, and China. Four large islands and thousands of smaller ones make up Japan. The four major islands-Hokkaido,Honshu,Kyushu and Shikoku form a curve that extends for about 1,900 kilometres. Topography Japan is a land of great natural beauty. mountains and hills cover about 70% of the country. IN fact, Japanese islands consist of th
Israel - The Presidential Brief The Current Situation In Israel And Palestine Israel is in a situation unlike any other country around the world. Israel has been fighting for its survival since it became a country in 1948. It is surrounded by hostile nations that want to destroy or at least diminish it. There is tremendous tension between the Palestine Liberation Members and Israeli officials and citizens. There have been peaceful rallies and bloody bus bombings. People in Israel today are unsu
Ireland Ireland is a country in Europe with a coast on the Atlantic Ocean. It is called the Emerald Isle because of its green color. Its people derived mainly from Great Britain. Most of the population is Roman Catholic. The Climate is much like ours. The republic of Ireland covers 83% of its stand with the other 17% containing the country of Northern Ireland. There are twenty-six counties in the Republic with the over-all capitol of Dublin. The six northeastern counties form the county of Nort
Introduction This paper is about a small country on the west coast of Africa called Liberia. It is a country built with the help of The American Colonization Society. I was established to place freed blacks in the days of slavery in the United States in the 1800s. The government was modeled after of the United Stats. Monrovia, the capital and principal, port is named after a president of the united states James Monroe. This country has historical significance for african Americans. As Africa's
Throughout most of its history, Korea has existed as one country with a rich culture and history. Then in the 1940's, Korea was controlled by Japan. World War II broke out, and the Allies defeated the Axis powers. The country of Korea was divided into two parts -- the north and the south. The north was occupied by communist Russian forces and the south by American troops. The dividing line was the 38th parallel(see map). In 1950, a civil war began between the two Koreas, further separating them
"The great advantage of having an ancestry like that of a mongrel dog is I have so many ancestral homes to go home to." UNDER THE SPELL A travel tale by Danny O'brien We caught the ferry from Le Havre, France to Ireland, land of my ancestors. Every since I was a wee lad, my mind has been used as a canvas by every Irishman who has been displaced from the Emerald Isle. A picture of quaintness bordering upon myth. Cute I thought it would be, but never as much as the tourist hype I had read. I donn
GY202 Geographic Thought Essay #1 - The Five Themes in Geography September 6, 1995 John Doe During the 1980's the United States showed unacceptably low test scores on simple Geographic tests. The point Committee on Geographic Education could only attribute these results to Geographic Illiteracy, not only on the part of the students, but more importantly on the educators themselves. By 1984 it had become inexplicably clear that immediate action must take place to counteract this ongoing problem
By the year 2200 there will be a lot more people living on this planet then there are now. Estimates range anywhere from 15 to 36 billion people. Where will these people live? How will they live? The answer is sustainable development. Sustainable development, "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. " It also, "requires meeting the basic needs of all peoples and extending to them the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations
Question... 1. Most people assume that human numbers will stabilize at some point in the future. Discuss the conditions which can contribute to the solution of the population explosion. - The Population Solution - "Let us suppose that the average human being weighs 60 kilogram's. If that's the case then 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 people would weigh as much as the whole Earth does. That number of people is 30,000,000,000,000 times as many people as there are living today. It may seem to you tha
this is it PHYSICAL: Relief: Ethiopia consists mainly of Desert and Mountains. Many valleys and plateau¹s also can be found in the country. Due to these landform types the percentage of farm land is approximately 5.7% of the total amount of land in Ethiopia. The amount of arable land is 10% of the 5.7% total. Ethiopia has an area of 1 221 900 sq. km. Ethiopia does not receive any problems such as volcanism, tidal waves, etc., but it does receive great winds and monsoons. It is located in Easter
April 7, 1997 The Philippines and the World Market The Philippines is considered to be one of the most westernized countries in Asia. It has strong ties to the United States and the United Nations. In fact, It is the only charter member of the U.N. in all of Southeast Asia. The United States has a very close relationship with the economy and culture of the Philippines. For instance, Filipinos have a strong resentment toward communistic countries. During the cold war, the Philippines supported A
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east, south, and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Nova Scotia consists primarily of a mainland section, linked to New Brunswick by the Isthmus of Chignecto, and Cape Breton Island, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso. On July 1, 1867, Nova Scotia be
"We have an environmental crisis because we have a people crisis - a crisis of population growth, of wasteful consumption of resources, and a crisis of apathy and inaction." An environmental crisis is an emergency concerned with the place in which every human lives - the environment. A people crisis is an emergency with the community that inhabits the world environment. A crisis of population growth is a turning point where the environment can no longer sustain the amounts of people which it co
UKRAINE. Ukraine - basic facts Ukraine is a state in Eastern Europe, bounded on the north by Belarus, on the north and east by the Russian Federation, on the west by Poland, Slovakia, on the southwest by Hungary, Rumania, and Moldova, and on the south by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Ukraine includes the Crimean Autonomous Republic, which was elevated from an oblast to a constituent republic in 1991. Kyiv is the capital and largest city. Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe afte
Spain Spain, a country occupying the greater part of the Iberian Peninsula, and bounded on the north by the Bay of Biscay, France, and Andorra, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea. The Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa are governed as provinces of Spain. Also, Spain administers two small exclaves in Morocco-Ceuta and Melilla. The area of Spain, including the African and insular territories, is 194,885 sq mi. Madrid is
To Russian Jews, the synagogue was the center of religion and religion was the most important thing in their lives. The rabbi was their leader, they came to him with every problem they had. Jews were poor, but they all gave tzedakah. It was said that even the poorest Jews could find someone poorer to help and give money to. According to the Jewish religion, tzedakah is one of the most important mitzvahs you can do. The same could be said about the Jewish holidays. They were observed very strict
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east, south, and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Nova Scotia consists primarily of a mainland section, linked to New Brunswick by the Isthmus of Chignecto, and Cape Breton Island, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso. On July 1, 1867, Nova Scotia be
S.S. Period 4 24-Oct-96 A newly independent nation is seeking advice from other nations as it establishes its domestic policies on a variety of issues. Some of the nations and policies are Japan and there education system, Israel and womens right, and Englands health care system. The first area in which the nation is seeking advise is in the area of education. They are seeking advise from Japan. Japan puts much stress on its education. In Japan there are 240days/year of school at six days per w
The Geography of New Zealand By Clayton Brown Kirkpatrick Period 7 February 25, 1996 The well-known country of New Zealand is a small, resourceful nation located 1,000 miles off Australia's south east coast. New Zealand has an impressive economy that continues to grow, a physical landscape that attracts people from around the globe, and although small, New Zealand is a respected nation for its advanced civilization and stable government. The geography of this prestigious nation can be described
WHEN AND WHY DID THEY COME? At the end of the 19th century the USA received it's first refugees from Korea, three pro-Japanese activists seeking exile after an unsuccessful attempt to over throw the government. (Moynihan 45) They were followed by 64 students between 1890 and 1905 to purse further education in the USA. Between 1902 and 1905, 7,000 Korean immigrants arrived in Hawaii. (Thernstrom) From 1903 to 1905, 65 ships carrying 7,226 Koreans, set sail from Inchon for Honolulu. (Bandon 18) W
Effective Speaker Paper For this segment of this class I choose Hillary Clinton\'s Women\'s Right Speech that look place in Beijing, China in front of the United Nations. She speaks about not just Women\'s Rights, along with children and families, and points out that these issues are not just happening in the United States but they are happening worldwide. I will discuss with you the setting at that time when Hillary was presenting, the focus of her conference, along with the expectations and g
Lauren Maddaloni Chapter Two Assignment  Part 1 1. Please read Pages 35-75.  Please write a short response to 5 of the 10 Study Questions at the end of the chapter. 5. Describe the philosophy understanding the creation of MyPlate. What dietary changes would you need to make to comply with the healthy eating guidelines exemplified by MyPlate on a regular basis ? MyPlate is a tool to use for any and all meal times to have to proper consumptions of your food groups. This tool was developed by th
Changing Rights and Freedoms Inquiry Questions: • How have the rights and freedoms of Aboriginals and other groups in Australia changed during the post-war period? Topic Terms Sub-topics Main points Details Aboriginal Peoples Protection Paternalism Assimilation Integration Self-determination Stolen generations Discrimination Day of Mourning, 1938 Human rights Civil Rights Exemption certificates Census Referendum Freedom Rides Reconciliation Terra nullius Land title Land Rights Land Councils Guri
Jacob Wojcik Poli Sci 1100 Final Exam Essay Climate change has been a big topic in American society for a very long time. Our climate has been changing quite drastically and that is due to global warming and greenhouse gases. The three branches of government all play a different role in the climate change policy. Each branch getting to give their input and say as to what they think would be best. The judicial branch pretty much runs the issues and problems of greenhouse gas litigations. The exe