• Education

    OBG reports on the increasing emphasis placed by developing countries on education, in particular privatisation programmes and incentives for international private education investment. Details include number of schools and universities, enrolment and literacy rates, government expenditure and targets.
Displaying 1 - 6 of 891

 

Jordan benefits from a well-developed, advanced education system, with literacy rates among the highest in the region, enrolment in the K-12 and post-secondary levels rising, and a large, diverse population of graduate students and researchers. However, the system is simultaneously dealing with rapid population growth and rising demand for...

 

In its most recent Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, published in 2015, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IAE) reported that ICT is essential for the development of a knowledge economy. The IAE highlighted Jordan as a regional model for the use of ICT in education, despite the...

 

A regional leader in service delivery and speciality care, Jordan’s health sector benefits from a large skilled workforce; a high-quality, low-cost medical tourism segment; and a robust pharmaceuticals manufacturing base. Expenditure on health care provision has risen consistently over the last decade, supporting strong improvements in...

 

How can higher education institutions adapt to the changing demands of the private sector?

 

Although countries vary when it comes to their economic priorities, the need for increased skilled labour is both a cause of and a requirement for accelerated growth that spans markets and continents. This demand for technical specialists from Mexico to Indonesia is often most concentrated in the sectors that are vital to economic advancement...

Chapter | Health & Education from The Report: Jordan 2018

A regional leader in service delivery and speciality care, Jordan’s health sector benefits from a large skilled workforce; a high-quality, low-cost medical tourism segment; and a robust pharmaceuticals manufacturing base. Expenditure on health care provision has risen consistently over the last decade, supporting strong improvements in indicators and outcomes. Meanwhile the kingdom benefits...