NAME OF COUNTRY
  Capital:                                                                         PDF Map of country
  Major Languages:
  Major religions:
  Type of Government:
  Main Exports:
  Life Expectancy:

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Definition of Literacy: this country’s definition of literacy.

Written or Oral Language: do they have a written or an oral language or both. Is there more than one?

Literacy rate:
Total population:

Overview of Education: this country’s overview of education (see example).

Total expenditure on education: also % of GNP (see example).

Script/Alphabet used: describe if it is script or alphabet and direction that it is written and read.

Occupational distribution: % of types of occupations population holds.

School Structure
Primary School
Length: __ years
Age level: __ -__ years old

General Secondary School
Length: __years
Age level: __ -__ years old

Preparatory Secondary School
Length: __years
Age level:

Technical School and Junior College
Length: __years
Age level:
Higher Education
Do they have higher education (colleges, universities or specialized institutions)?

Public or private schools and compulsory or optional: If there is a compulsory education, then add the age of
entry and age of exit.

School Attendance: percentage of population that attends school.

Education levels achieved: percentage of population completing levels listed in “structure”.

Post-Secondary Opportunities: what are the opportunities and % who go on; % who finish post secondary.

Pupil to teacher ratio: student to teacher ratios; class sizes generally.

Teacher Qualifications: training of teacher; male/female generally.

Languages in School: same as country or different or just one.

Method of instruction and Subjects/Curriculum: lecture vs. hands-on; subjects generally covered; books or
curriculum used.

Culture of Classroom
Physical Environment: urban and/or rural; building; furniture; books and materials; bathrooms/water; distance
from child’s home.

Culture of classroom including discipline: discipline vs. punishment.
Things that may be unique to this country or different from our own experiences.

Gender roles in classroom: gender disparity or gender hierarchy.

Parent involvement/Parent Role in Education: describe role.

Accommodations: special education.

Access to Education
Educational barriers: location, etc.

Gender access: if applicable.

Socio-political influences: support by family, support of family; community influences/support; national

Progress: environment of social change; current political environment.

Please use MLA format.

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