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Coombs, Philip H. (Philip Hall) 1915-2006

Works: 110 works in 476 publications in 7 languages and 6,669 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Director, Other, Redactor, Creator
Classifications: LA132, 370.19346
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Most widely held works about Philip H Coombs
Most widely held works by Philip H Coombs
The world educational crisis : a systems analysis by Philip H Coombs( Book )

45 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world crisis in education : the view from the eighties by Philip H Coombs( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attacking rural poverty; how nonformal education can help by Philip H Coombs( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and Arabic and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also published in Spanish
The fourth dimension of foreign policy; educational and cultural affairs by Philip H Coombs( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and French and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing educational costs by Philip H Coombs( Book )

14 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the problem of providing better education to more people in the face of tightening budgets, escalating costs and educational conservatism
Die Weltbildungskrise by Philip H Coombs( Book )

54 editions published between 1768 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El presente libro tiene dos objetivos primordiales. El primero consiste en reunir los hechos básicos de una visible crisis mundial en el terreno de la educación, explicitar las tendencias inherentes a estos hechos, y sugerir los elementos de una táctica a seguir ante ellos. El segundo objetivo está relacionado con el primero, pero va mucho más lejos. Pretende presentar un método para enfocar el sistema de educación, no como una serie de piezas sueltas donde cada faceta es un fragmento aislado, sino como un sistema en el que cada parte actuante emite sus propias "señales" para advertir si la acción conjunto se realiza de forma satisfactoria o no
Cost analysis in education : a tool for policy and planning by Philip H Coombs( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is educational planning? by Philip H Coombs( Book )

38 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education for rural development : case studies for planners by Manzoor Ahmed( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational cost analysis in action: case studies for planners by Philip H Coombs( Book )

33 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is the first in a series of three documents, which together contains 27 case studies on the uses of cost analysis in educational planning. The case studies have been presented to help planners and administrators see how cost analysis can be used to improve the efficiency of their educational systems, or how to get the best value from existing resources. The ten case studies included in this first volume include cost analysis of education in Asia, Thailand, Ceylon, Tanzania, and the ussr. Other topics considered include the use of capital costs in educational planning in France, factors influencing change in teachers' basic salaries in Tanzania, economic planning and the financing of higher education in the ussr, and evaluating the expansion of a vocational training program in Chile. (Author/DN)
Meeting the basic needs of the rural poor : the integrated community-based approach by Philip H Coombs( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and German and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New paths to learning for rural children and youth by Philip H Coombs( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to provide developing nations and government agencies with information on nonformal education, this study presents general guidelines on how to: (1) assess the needs within a given country for rural children and youth; (2) plan effective/economic programs to meet these needs; (3) develop means to evaluate and strengthen such programs; and (4) define the ways in which external agencies can be of the greatest help in program implementation. Limited in scope to nonformal education, out-of-school youth and children, and rural areas of developing nations, the study's data are derived from 12 case studies (11 countries) of nonformal education programs and discussions with knowledgeables in developing countries, government agencies, research institutions, etc. Constituting the core of evidence, the case studies are presented in terms of: (1) a general diagnosis of rural educational needs viewed in a broad social-economic context; (2) an inventory/assessment of existing nonformal education programs addressed to rural children/youth; (3) fuller analysis of selected programs appearing to offer significant lessons for other countries; and (4) critical assessment of both positive and negative program experiences. This report also identifies fundamental concepts, present patterns, critical issues, and the means by which nonformal education programs can be activated. (Jc)
Future critical world issues in education : a provisional report of findings by Philip H Coombs( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Spanish and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and foreign aid: Ways to improve United States foreign educational aid by Karl W Bigelow( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl W. Bigelow delivered "Problems and prospects in education in Africa" at Harvard as the Inglis Lecture for 1963-1964
Integrated rural development and communication : some views by Philip H Coombs( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1977 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The technical frontiers of education by Philip H Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La lucha contra la pobreza rural by Philip H Coombs( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New strategies for improving rural family life by Philip H Coombs( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented in capsule form for the convenience of busy policy makers, planners, and program managers, this booklet summarizes major findings of a three-year study on practical aspects of rural development, with particular emphasis on ways of alleviating extreme poverty among disadvantaged rural families. Using case studies from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand as a basis, the report contains sections on the new international consensus, the genesis of the new consensus, getting to know the rural poor, toward better integration, toward greater community participation, the importance of front-line workers, educating villagers for change, new roles for voluntary organizations, some practical next steps, and an epilogue. Stressing that the first "must" for anyone desiring to help the rural poor is to get to know them before deciding on what specific program approach to adopt to meet their needs, the document further suggests that another important requirement is to focus on the whole family. Noting that the family improvement measures in the study (health, nutrition, family planning, etc.) do not in themselves comprise a total rural development strategy, the report emphasizes that these essentials must be part of a broader strategy that also includes strong measures for accelerating rural economic growth. (Brr)
Education for rural development : some implications for planning by Philip H Coombs( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural development is a far more complex, long term proposition than has been generally admitted, for it involves a fundamental transformation across social, political, and economic lines. While the learning needs of rural populations vary considerably, educational planning for all rural areas should incorporate the concept of learning as a lifelong process, and the collective potential of existing formal, informal, and nonformal educational modes should be thoroughly explored. Possible means of affecting change via careful educational planning might include: (1) reorientation and transformation of the schools (area specific objectives to accomodate the majority, rather than the minority; flexible time schedules that do not tie age to grade; and concentration on a generalized curriculum); (2) building educational components into local development projects; (3) strengthening indigenous learning systems to do a broader and better job; (4) tying related educational programs together; and (5) tapping unused resources (e.g., broadcasting systems, underutilized school facilities and teachers, etc.). These suggestions imply that educational planning must: involve all voluntary and official organizations; become more and more decentralized; be melded with development planning; pay much closer attention to the sociological, cultural, political, and organizational aspects of education; include training for non-professional planners. (JC)
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Estrategia para mejorar la calidad de la educación superior en México : informe para el Secretario de Educación Pública, realizado por el Consejo Internacional para el Desarrollo de la Educación
Alternative Names
Coombs, P. H., 1915-

Coombs, P. H. 1915-2006

Coombs, P. H. (Philip Hall), 1915-2006

Coombs, Philip H.

Coombs, Philip H. 1915-

Coombs, Philip H. (Philip Hall)

Coombs, Philip H. (Philip Hall), 1915-

Coombs, Philip Hall

Coombs, Philip Hall, 1915-

Coombs, Philip Hall 1915-2006

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ف. كومبز، 1915-2006

كومبز، فيليب هـ.، 1915-2006

كومز، فيليب، 1915-2006

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