Due to the committed stance of the government of Jordan, education in Jordan has reached a new pinnacle of development. The country has given due recognition of the role of education in the formation of human resources, reflected in its commitment to make basic education accessible to all.
Primary education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is free and compulsory. The education system in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is governed by three government ministries: theMinistère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel (MEPSP), the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire (MESU) and the Ministère des Affaires Sociales (MAS).
Ghana has in the public sector 12,225 Primary Schools and 6,418 Junior High Schools. The number of public senior high schools stands at 526, 38 teacher training colleges, 23 public technical institutes and several private ones including Vocational Institutions and eight public universities in addition to 10 polytechnics serving a population of 25 million; this means that most Ghanaians have relatively easy access to good education.
Primary education is free and compulsory for the first six years, now being extended to nine years. Mission schools are slowly being absorbed into the government primary school system. Higher education is expanding; students may seek technical, teacher or marine training, or study in other countries.
Education in Italy is run by the state, and free education is provided for all primary and secondary students (even the children of foreigners, as long as they are living in Italy). Private schools exist, but they must also conform to governmental standards, and most students attend public institutions.
The Constitution mandates free and compulsory primary education in the Gambia, but a lack of resources and education infrastructure has made implementation difficult. In 1995, the gross primary enrollment rate was 77.1 percent and the net primary enrollment rate was 64.7 percent.
Education in Gabon is largely based on the French educational system. On the federal level, it is regulated by two Ministries: the Ministry of Education, which is in charge of pre-kindergarten through High School, and the Ministry of Higher Education and Innovative Technologies, which is in charge of universities and professional schools.
Education in Burundi is compulsory for six years, between the ages of 7 and 13. In 1998, the gross primary enrollment rate was 62 percent, and the net primary enrollment rate was 37 percent. Primary school attendance rates are unavailable for Burundi. While enrollment rates indicate a level of commitment to education, they do not always reflect children’s participation in school.