Universal Primary Education in Asia and the Pacific

Report of a Commonwealth Regional Seminar, Bangladesh 3–14 December 1979

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Progress towards UPE: what the survey reveals

In accordance with a recommendation of the Seventh Commonwealth Education Conference, held in Accra, the Commonwealth Secretariat undertook a survey of Commonwealth countries in order to assess their progress towards Universal Primary Education. The survey attempted to measure rates of progress towards Universal Primary Education, to discover the means and methods Commonwealth countries were using, to evaluate the major constraints in achieving universality and to shed light on any innovative practices which might speed and facilitate UPE.


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