Snapshots On Education in the Arab World/2- لقطات حول التربية في العالم العربي / 2


Arab Philosopher: Hasan Yahya

دقيقتان مع الدكتور يحيى: أفكار للنهوض بالشعوب العربية ضمن مشروع  نهضوي للعرب.

Two Minutes With Dr. Yahya: series of articles in the Process of Philosophy of the Arab Manifesto on nation Building.

Hasan Yahya, Ph.ds

ضمن مقالات فلسفة المشروع العربي

The Philosophy of the Arab Manifesto

الدكتور حسن يحيى ، أستاذ علم الاجتماع المقارن سابقا

لقطات حول التربية في العالم العربي / 2

Snapshots On Education in the Arab World/2

Facts in Modern Times

In this framework which the Arab region is working to achieve Education al goals. I shall summarize where the Arab world stands in a general manner, using the data from the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2002 and GMR 2003/2004.

Comparing the major regions of the world in terms of their likelihood of achieving the three quantitative goals set in Dakar, which concern the completion of primary education, gender parity and halving adult illiteracy. Note first that of the 28 countries judged by the 2002 Report as being seriously at risk of not achieving the three quantifiable educational goals, five countries are from the Arab States.

Second, at the other end of the scale, note that only four out of the 83 countries judged to have a high chance of achieving or having achieved all three goals are from the Arab States.

Concerning the the expansion of early childhood education, you can see that despite great improvement in pre-primary education, early childhood care and education are still a luxury for nearly all children. Average gross enrolment ratio for the Arab region is as low as 15.8%, while the average for all developing countries is 30.9% and the world average is 46.7%. Particularly low values are found in Algeria, Djibouti, Iraq, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen where the gross enrolment ratio is less than 10 or even 5%. In countries such as Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates, the figure is above 50%.
Moving on to primary level, it is good to report that enrolment at primary level grew by a healthy 17% (from 30.5 to 35.7 million) between 1990 and 2000, but the Arab region still has one of the lowest net enrolment ratios in all developing regions. About one fifth of eligible children, which means more than 7 million kids, are out-of-school: 60% of them are girls.

The Arab region, along with South and West Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, has the world’s biggest gender disparities at primary level. However, once girls have access to school they do as well or better than boys. Girls repeat less than boys and survival rates to grade 5 are higher for girls than for boys. This is reflected at the secondary education level, which has expanded from a gross enrolment ratio of 49% in 1990 to almost 70% in 2000. As seen in this slide, there are more girls than boys on this level. Girls’ participation in secondary education increased during the 1990s, with strong gains in Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia. But large disparities in favour of boys remain in Djibouti, Iraq and Morocco.(448 words) To be continued/3

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About Arab American Encyclopedia-USA - Hasan Yahya

HASAN YAHYA was born at a small village called Majdal-YaFa (Majdal Sadiq) in Mandate Palestine (1944). He migrated as a refugee to Mes-ha, a village east of Kufr Qasim, west of Nablus (in the West Bank), then moved with his family to Zarka, 25 km north of Amman – Jordan. He finished the high school at Zarka Secondary School, 1963. He was appointed as a teacher in the same year. Studied Law first at Damascus University, then B.A from Lebanon University in Arabic literature and Eastern Cultures (1975). He moved to Kuwait. Where he got married in 1967. He was working at Kuwait Television, taught at bilingual School, and Kuwait University. In 1982, Hasan left to the United States to continue his education at Michigan State University. He got the Master Degree in 1983, the Ph.D degree in 1988 in Education (Psychology of Administration ). In 1991, He obtained his post degree in Social research, the result was a second Ph.D degree in Comparative sociology-Social Psychology. He was the only Arab student who enrolled ever to pursue two simultaneous Ph.D programs from Michigan State University and fulfill their requirements perfectly. Professor Yahya employment history began as a supervisor of a joint project to rehabilitate Youth (inmates out of prison) by Michigan State University and Intermediate School Districts. Worked also as a Teacher Assistant and lecturer in the same university. He was offered a position at Lansing Community College as well as Jackson Community College where he was assistant professor, then associate professor, then full professor (1991-2006). He taught Sociology, psychology, education, criminology and research methods. He supervised 19 Master and Ph.D candidates on various personal, economic psychological and social development topics. Professor Yahya published Hundreds (1000 Plus on this site) of articles and research reports in local, regional, and international journals. His interest covers local, regional and global conflicts. He also authored, translated, edited and published over 280 plus books in several languages, in almost all fields especial education, sociology and psychology. These books can be found on Amazon and Kindle. He also, was a visiting professor at Eastern Michigan University to give Research Methods and Conflict Management courses. Prof. Yahya accepted an offer to join Zayed University Faculty Team in 1998, then he served as the Head of Education and Psychology Department at Ajman University of Science and Technology 2001-04. Dr. Yahya established several institutes in Diaspora, the Arab American Encyclopedia, Ihyaa al Turath al Arabi Project, (Revival of Arab Heritage in Diaspora.Recently he was nominated for honorary committee member for the Union of Arab and Muslim Writers in America. He was affiliated with sociological associations and was a member of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) at USA. Social Activities and Community Participation: Dr. Yahya was a national figure on Diversity and Islamic Issues in the United States, with special attention to Race Relations and Psychology of Assimilation (generations 1,2 &3). He was invited as a public speaker to many TV shows and interviews in many countries. His philosophy includes enhancing knowledge to appreciate the others, and to compromise with others in order to live peacefully with others. This philosophy was the backgrounds of his theory, called “ Theory C. of Conflict Management”. And developed later to a Science of Cultural Normalization under the title: “Crescentology. The results of such theory will lead to world peace depends on a global Knowledge, Understanding, appreciation, and Compromising (KUAC)” Recently Prof. Yahya started "Publish your book FREE Project", to serve young Arab Writers. Dr. Yahya accepted the offer to be the chief editor of the International Humanities Studies Journal -I-H-S-Jerusalem, since July 2014. (Revised Sept. 2014) ولد الدكتور حسن عبدالقادر يحيى في مجدل يابا من أعمال يافا – فلسطين عام 1944. تلقى علومه الابتدائية في مدرسة بديا الأميرية في الضفة الغربية أيام احتوائها ضمن المملكة الأدردنية الهاشمية وتخرج في جامعة بيروت حاملاً الإجازة في اللغة العربية وآدابها، ودبلوم التأهيل التربوي من كلية القديس يوسف بلبنان، ودبلوم الدراسات العليا (الماجستير) ودكتوراة في الإدارة التربوية من جامعة ولاية ميشيغان بالولايات المتحدة عام 1988، وشهادة الدكتوراه في علم الاجتماع المقارن من الجامعة نفسها عام 1991. عمل في التدريس والصحافة الأدبية. أديب وشاعر وقاص ، ,كما عمل في تلفزيون الكويت الرسمي كمعد ومنسق برامج ثم اتجه إلى الكتابة والتأليف في علوم كثيرة تخص علمي النفس والاجتماع والتنمية البشرية ، والتغير الاجتماعي والسكان وألف ونشر العديد من المقالات (1000 +) والكتب باللغتين العربية والإنجليزية (أكثر من 330 كتابا) ، منها ست مجموعات قصصية وست كتب للأطفال ، وأربع دواوين شعرية باللغتين أيضا. وعدد من كتب التراث في الشعر والأدب والأخلاق الإسلامية والتربية والأديان . وهو الآن أستاذ متقاعد في جامعة ولاية ميشيغان. . وكان عضوا سابقا في جمعية العلماء المسلمين في أمريكا . وجمعية علماء الاجتماع الأمريكية - ميشيغان، وهو مؤسس الموسوعة العربية الأمريكية في الولايات المتحدة ضمن مشروع إحياء التراث العربي في بلاد المهجرز كما تم ترشيحه مؤخرا ليكون عضو مجلس التحرير لمجلة الدراسات الإنسانية العالمية. وقد قبل أن يتسلم رئاسة تحريرها اعتبارا من نهاية يونيو 2014 His email: askdryahya@yahoo.com Thank you!
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