ERIC Number: ED048086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
Reference Count: 0
An Evaluation Report on the Regional Educational Agencies Project (Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas) in International Education.
Jones, Earl; And Others
The report gives the background on the association of these states in an international education effort directed at Central American nations. The basic objectives of the project are: 1) to develop school-to-school projects in the United States and abroad involving 2 to 3 year exchange of teachers, pupils, curriculum materials, and ideas for improvement; 2) to collect and make available materials and resources; 3) to coordinate activities in international education; 4) to develop liaison between national ministries of education and individual schools; 5) to inject international education into the thinking of those planning teacher education programs; 6) to work with local citizen groups in special projects; 7) to promote improvement in modern foreign language instruction; 8) to integrate the international aspect into state developed curriculum materials; 9) to develop readiness tests; 10) to involve college and university personnel; and, 11) to develop and plan educational television programs. Each individual state's projects are presented and evaluated. The report closes with four basic recommendations for the future. SO 000 036 is a related document. (CWB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Exchange, Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Elementary Education, Exchange Programs, Information Dissemination, Intercultural Programs, International Education, Program Evaluation, Projects, Secondary Education, Student Exchange Programs, Teacher Education, Teacher Exchange Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Office of International and Bilingual Education.
Identifiers: Central America