Gives a brief overview of regional issues and the history of education in the Dominican Republic and describes the development of education in the country over the past 15 years. It presents an analysis of the education system, identifying key directions for the reinforcement of the reforms in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities, enterprises, educators, parents and students under very dynamic conditions. It concludes with a set of key recommendations concerning the structure of the system and its labour market relevance; access and equity; financing; governance and management; internationalisation; and research, development and innovation.
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PART ONE: BACKGROUND REPORT PREPARED BY THE DOMINICAN AUTHORITIES Introduction Chapter 1. Historical, Socio-Demographic and Economic Background Chapter 2. Organisation of Education Chapter 3. Advances and Drawbacks in the Dominican Education System Chapter 4. Economic Impact and Education Reforms Chapter 5. Progress toward Gender Equity in the Dominican Education Systems Chapter 6. Conclusions and Challenges in the Development of Dominican Education Task Group Responsible for the Preparation of the Report on the Education System of the Dominican Republic PART TWO: EXAMINERS' REPORT Preface Chapter 1. Context Chapter 2. Access, Equity, Student Flow and Efficiency Chapter 3. Quality: The Contrast between Intention and Reality Chapter 4. Preparation of Youth and Adults for the Labour Market and Further Education Chapter 5. Teacher Education and the Teaching Career Chapter 6. Leadership, Governance, and Monitoring of Performance Chapter 7. Tertiary Education in the Dominican Republic Chapter 8. Conclusions: Moving from Diagnosis and Strategy to Action