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Educational policy for South Pacific Island nations

McGavin, P. A.

Educational policy for South Pacific Island nations

a Solomon Islands study

by McGavin, P. A.

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Published by Dept. of Economics and Management, University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy in Campbell, ACT .
Written in English

  • Solomon Islands.,
  • Solomon Islands
    • Subjects:
    • Education and state -- Solomon Islands.,
    • Education -- Solomon Islands -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementP.A. McGavin.
      SeriesEconomics & management discussion paper ;, no. 2/1990, Economics & management discussion paper ;, 1990/no. 2.
      ContributionsAustralian Defence Force Academy. Dept. of Economics and Management.
      LC ClassificationsLC97.S65 M34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1311209M
      ISBN 10073170133X
      LC Control Number92181618

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      May 15,  · Henderson Island is so remote thatit's visited only every five to 10 years, for research purposes, and is listed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational Author: Kacey Deamer. Suva, Fiji: University of the South Pacific Press, Lingam, G. I. (). Teacher reflections on the principals of sustainable leadership in schools: Empirical evidence from a Fiji case. In G. I. Lingam (Ed.). Educational Leadership: Emerging Issues and Successful Practices. Suva, Fiji: University of the South Pacific Press,

      United Nations This book presents the key debates that took place during the high-level segment of the Economic and Social Council, at which ECOSOC organized its first biennial Development. Apr 11,  · The South Pacific encompasses a vast expanse and is home to island nations which face pressing economic, social and environmental challenges. Countries such as Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu and Vanuatu often hit the headlines for the wrong reasons, but they also have great potential for growth and development.

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