Prevalence estimates of students with disabilities vary by country. For example, in the United States of America (USA), students with disabilities represent approximately 11% of the overall higher education student population (Newman et al, 2009; Snyder & Dillow, 2011). In an attempt to address the lack of exact data on the number of adults with disabilities, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a study on the situation of
“College Is Not for Everyone:” Myth or Reality? Higher education is no longer an opportunity for the so-called privileged. There was a time when college was viewed as a privilege. A small percentage of the population had the means to attend college in pursuit of a four-year degree. Today, hundreds of thousands apply to major universities, where tens of thousands will be admitted to a particular school.
Malaysia or the Federation of Malaysia consists of thirteen states with nine of which having sultans or rajas. One of among the nine sultans is chosen every five years to be the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of all Malaysia or the constitutional monarch. 50% of the Malaysian population were Malays, 24% were Chinese, 7% were Indians, and the rest were composed of different minority groups such as Eurasians. Islam is the prevailing religion in the country (Beng & Saravanamuttu, 2010). As of July 2014, according to the CIA World Fact Book, the estimated population for Malaysia is 30 million, which in comparison to the Philippines’, is just one-third more or less.
Higher Education is the shared responsibility of both the Centre and the States. The coordination and determination of standards in Universities & Colleges is entrusted to the UGC and other statutory regulatory bodies.The Central Government provides grants to the UGC and establishes Central Universities/Institutions of National Importance in the country. The Central Government is also responsible for declaring an educational
The amount of Muslims in Brunei in 2010 was approximately 67 percent of the population of 401,890 which is 211,000 people and In the Philippines, the amount of Muslims in 2010 was approximately 5 to 11 percent of the population of 101,840,848 which is 4,737,000 people. How
CHEN LI YING K1510479 COR 160 Essential Academic Writing Skills TMA01 Education, a common term used in the society today. It has also become a crucial part of our daily life. But is education a friend or a foe in the current living society? In Singapore, the education system has been revamped several times to cater to the pragmatic needs of the Singaporeans due to constant growth of the economy. Nevertheless, schooling will always be the predominant form of education.
There are about one hundred and fifty (150) institutions of higher learning in Kenya. These institutions are in different categories and they include; universities, technical training institutions, teacher training colleges and middle level institutions. These institutions are public and privately owned all with the aim of providing higher education. The study focused on eight (8) institutions namely; Kenya Methodist University, Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru Technical Training Institute, Meru Teachers Training College, Nkabune Technical Training Institute, Nazarene University - Meru Campus, Mount Kenya University - Nkubu Campus and University of Nairobi Extra Mural Centre which are in Meru County. With the increase of these institutions of higher learning in Kenya, the demand for human resources has also increased.
Filipino – Philippines lingua franca has been the core national language in accordance to Kautusang Tagapagpaganap Bilang 134 by Manuel L. Quezon (1937). It has flourished and has been a medium of instruction passed from generations to generations. Filipino as the official language alleviates countrymen to express personal thoughts and feelings. It correlates and links group of people to other to achieve a congenial communication. It has a wide range of worth, used by different group to communicate in places like government offices, public establishments and schools.
The study revealed that the country’s standard for science and mathematics education has remained significantly lower than the international standards. In 2008, TIMSS- Advanced was conducted where the Philippines ranked 10th with an average scale score of 355, the least among the 10 participating countries. The said examination was conducted only to science high schools in the country where students are more advanced. (Ogena, et al, 2010) The National Competitive Council is arguing the government to put more focus on math and science subjects. Guillermo Luz, co- chair of the NCC, said that the Philippines need to step up in educating its people on mathematics and science to be competitive.