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After access: Divergent learning profiles in Vietnam and India

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In recent decades, both India and Vietnam have successfully expanded access to schooling to near-universal levels and have shifted their focus to quality-oriented policy reform. Yet, international and national evidence shows strongly contrasting learning profiles for children within the two systems. Simple indicators of numeracy suggest similar learning levels in both countries for 5-year-olds, but data suggest that, by the time they are 15, Vietnamese pupils outperform those in many OECD cou...

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10.1007/s11125-015-9361-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Prospects Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
3
Pages:
285–303
Publication date:
2015-08-15
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EISSN:
1573-9090
ISSN:
0033-1538
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uuid:98bde27e-e1ab-4fb3-bef1-109f1033e5c6
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pubs:640436
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2016-08-24

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