ERIC Number: ED237316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
International Expert Meeting on Exchange of Information on Science and Technology Education (Unesco, Paris, October 18-22, 1982). Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Reported is a meeting which was held to review and assess Unesco's activities in the exchange of ideas and information on the teaching of science and technology, and to identify developing countries' priorities in this field. Meeting highlights are presented in four major sections, each addressing different aspects of the exchange of information on science and technology education: (1) objectives and modalities of the exchange, outlining range/nature of information to be exchanged (including information required for policy formulation/implementation, required for curriculum and teacher improvement, on non-formal education, and for general awareness); (2) improvement of national capacities for participation in the exchange; (3) review of current efforts for exchanging such information; and (4) international, cooperative efforts. Suggestions for further action are also presented as related to improvement of both national capacities and international cooperation in the exchange of information in science/technology education. The meeting agenda, the opening address given by Dr. S. R. Samady (Director of the Division of Science, Technical, and Vocational Education), a list of participants, and a list of related documents are included in appendices. (JN)
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Information Sources, International Programs, Policy Formation, Science Education, Science Instruction, Technology
UNESCO, Unesco Press, 7, Place de Fontenoy, Paris 75700.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Information Exchange Procedures