ERIC Number: ED049076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Science Education in the Asian Region, Bulletin of the UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Asia, Volume 4, Number 1.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).
Included are brief accounts of the position of science education in 16 countries of the Asian region, providing data on present status, current problems, characteristics of teachers, and curriculum characteristics. Both secondary and primary grades are discussed, and, in some cases, teacher training programs described. An interpretive introduction summarizes trends discerned in the region. Three regional or subregional curriculum development projects are described, and brief summaries of science education projects in the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia provided. A bibliographic supplement contains annotated listings of international and regional conferences related to science education, Asian research studies on science education, Asian documents on education, and relevant UNESCO documents. Text in English; annotations in French and English. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).