Orkodashvili, Mariam (2009): Double – shift schooling and EFA goals: assessing economic, educational and social impacts.
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The aim of the paper is to discuss the system of double-shift schooling and assess it from economic, social and educational angles referring to different cases from Sub-Saharan African countries. The paper makes an attempt to prove that despite certain challenges that it faces, the system of double-shift schooling is the best solution for poor countries to achieve the millennium goal of Education for All with limited resources, and an optimum strategy for rich countries to use resources more efficiently.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Double – shift schooling and EFA goals: assessing economic, educational and social impacts|
|Keywords:||cost-benfit analysis; investment in school infrastructure; salaries; enrrollment; capital and recurrent costs; social equity; student scores; improved efficiency; extra-curricualr activities; universal education.|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy > N30 - General, International, or Comparative
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I28 - Government Policy
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economics Education and Teaching of Economics > A21 - Pre-college
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H52 - Government Expenditures and Education
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I22 - Educational Finance
|Depositing User:||Mariam Orkodashvili|
|Date Deposited:||28. Jun 2010 13:17|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 23:23|
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