ERIC Number: ED194989
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Projected Issues in the Preparation of Educational Administrators: Viewed from the South American Context.
Mascaro, Carlos Correa
This paper presents representative aspects of the preparation of educational administrators in South America, using information collected from a series of documents presented in 1977 at an Organization of American States conference. The situation in each of 10 South American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela) is briefly covered. The author concludes that the problem of the preparation of educational administrators in the majority of these republics has become a priority for government authorities in recent years. The South American ministries of education are (singly or in agreement with international agencies) announcing guiding principles for formation and training policies. Even so, no country has yet established a permanent and well-defined system for the preparation of educational administrators. Based on experimentation and empirical inspiration, courses for the training of educational administrators are being established in all South American countries. The make-up of curricula varies from country to country. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Management Development, Program Development, Trend Analysis
Not available separately; see EA 013 022.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Center for Continuing Education.
Identifiers: South America
Note: Published in "Canadian and Comparative Educational Administration" (EA 013 022). Based on a paper presented at the International Intervisitation Program in Educational Administration (4th, Montreal and Vancouver, Canada, May 1980). For related documents, see EA 013 022-050.