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...The Jordan Education Initiative, launched in 2003 under the umbrella of the World Economic Forum, is a publicprivate partnership, or multi-stakeholder partnership, that integrates information and communication technologies...
...Over the past two decades, the Jordanian education system has made significant advances. Net enrollment in basic education increased from 89 percent in 2000 to 97 percent in 2006. Transition rates to secondary education increased from 63...

Higher Education in Jordan

The Bloomsbury Handbook of The Internationalization of Higher Education in The Global South

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction Knowledge is, by its very nature, international. The peripatetic scholars used to sojourn at the Academy of Athens in centuries BC, the high Islamic madrasah of the Golden Islamic ages, and the cosmopolitan medieval...

School Enrolment and Child Labour

Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction At the beginning of the new millennium Jordan had shown a noticeable increase in its public expenditure on education compared to the 1970s (2008); an expenditure of 6.4 per cent of its gross domestic product...

Jordan: An Overview

Education in the Arab World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...Historical background Jordan is a land-locked country covering 93,000 square kilometres and inhabited by 9.6 million people (2016 census). Established in the early twentieth century, it was soon realized...