ERIC Number: ED026585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May
Reference Count: 0
L'Education des Adults et les Problems de Main-D'Oeuvre (Adult Education and the Problems of Manpower)
Canadian Inst. for Adult Education, Montreal (Quebec).
Panelists at this Montreal conference presented a trade union view of technological change and manpower policy; an account of a program of vocational retraining and upgrading undertaken in Windsor, Ontario, to forestall mass unemployment; and a discussion of principles of manpower development and management development in large businesses. Working sessions dealt with such topics as governmental and other organizational structures, static and dynamic aspects of the labor market, general and professional continuing education, the teaching of adults, the preparation of adult educators, existing research and needed research, and problems and suggested solutions pertaining to consultation and participation in working out a manpower policy. A major address was devoted to examining the role of adult education in the context of social and economic development, with particular reference to the Province of Quebec. Conclusions on manpower policy formation were summarized in the plenary session. (A participant roster is included.) (ly)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Inst. for Adult Education, Montreal (Quebec).
Note: Report of a conference held in Montreal, May 23-24, 1968. Text in French.