ERIC Number: ED170450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
In Perspective. Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education: First Two Years.
Colombo Plan Staff Coll., Singapore.
This brochure explains the basic structures, content, and methodologies, which have been established by the Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Training for its activities in its first two years of operation. The role of a variety of technicians is explained, along with their importance in developing countries. The problems of technician education development are examined with emphasis on several major concerns. A short explanation of the Staff College (SC) is included. The areas of study (planning of training systems, curriculum design and development, and institution planning and management) are discussed. SC courses are described, along with course strategies and courses designed specifically for individual developing countries. Research and development projects are briefly examined. Short descriptions are included of the library and documentation facilities, the College faculty, and funding and aid. Lists include SC governance, governing board, participants in SC courses, and visiting specialists who assisted on SC courses. Charts illustrate the participation pattern in SC courses and in country courses. Photographs of SC staff and course participants accompany the text. (CT)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Governance, Library Facilities, Paraprofessional Personnel, Participant Characteristics, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Funds, Technical Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colombo Plan Staff Coll., Singapore.
Identifiers: Colombo Plan Staff College Technician Training; Singapore
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