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ERIC Number: ED020400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TECHNICIANS, REPORT OF AN EXPERT CONFERENCE (COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECHNICAL), HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND, OCTOBER 1966).
Commonwealth Education Liaison Committee, London (England).
A TOTAL OF 118 DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS REPRESENTING 24 COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES AND BRITISH TERRITORIES AND A NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ATTENDED A CONFERENCE TO HELP EACH PARTICIPATING COUNTRY SECURE THE MAXIMUM POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENT IN ITS ARRANGEMENTS FOR EDUCATING AND TRAINING TECHNICIANS. RECOGNIZED EXPERTS PRESENTED THE MAIN THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE IN LEAD PAPERS WHICH WERE DISCUSSED IN PLENARY SESSIONS. THE LEAD PAPERS WERE--(1) "MANPOWER BACKGROUND OF TECHNICIAN TRAINING AND THE STATUS OF TECHNICIANS" BY L.S. CHANDRAKANT, (2) "TYPES, CONTENT AND ORGANIZATION OF TECHNICIAN EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR MEN AND WOMEN, AND ITS PLACE IN EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT" BY H.W. FRENCH, (3) "THE PLANNING AND EQUIPPING OF INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF LIBRARIES, TEXT-BOOKS, AND AUDIO-VISUAL AIDS" BY R.E. DUNBAR, (4) "THE SUPPLY AND PREPARATION OF TEACHERS AND ANCILLARY STAFF" BY A. MACLENNAN, (5) "ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION FOR TECHNICIAN EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND THE EVALUATION AND RECOGNITION OF STANDARDS OF ATTAINMENT" BY J.T. YOUNG, (6) "ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE, CONTROL, AND INSPECTION" BY J.W. GAILER, (7) "ASSESSMENT OF THE PRESENT AND PLANNED PROVISION OF THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TECHNICIANS IN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES" BY J.C. JONES, AND (8) "AID PATTERNS AND COMMONWEALTH COOPERATION" BY R.K.A. GARDINER. THE LEAD PAPERS, WORKING GROUP REPORTS, BRIEF ACCOUNTS OF THE DISCUSSION OF THESE REPORTS, A REVIEW OF THE CONFERENCE, AND A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.50 FROM SALES SECTION, BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICE, 845 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10022. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Education Liaison Committee, London (England).
Identifiers: British Commonwealth