ERIC Number: ED244846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Educational Information: Problems and Issues, and Strategies for Resolving Them. Report of a Regional Workshop (Tokyo, Japan, February 1-23, 1983).
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Proceedings of a Pacific regional workshop to identify developments and problems in educational information services are presented in four chapters. In chapter 1, seminar objectives and participants are listed. Objectives were to review and exchange experiences on the existing information systems and services; to identify crucial issues related to educational information systems, services, and processing; and to consider the possible uses of computers for educational information processing. In chapter 2, syntheses of participant countries' experiences with regard to information services are presented for Australia, the People's Republic of China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Korea, Singapore, and Thailand. In chapter 3, problems in educational information system development and potential solutions are considered under six headings: coordination and management; information acquisition, processing, dissemination, and utilization; resources; language; quality; and computerization. In the final chapter, conclusions are offered and further workshops are recommended. Seven appendices contain a list of workshop participants and group members and descriptions of various regional education information services, including UNESCO, the International Bureau of Education, and the Network of Education. (LP)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Services, Information Utilization, Problems, Program Descriptions, Sciences
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: Asia; Oceania
Note: The Regional Workshop on Education Information was organized within the framework of the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID). For a related document, see ED 205 415. Report prepared by the Section for Educational Co-operation in Asia, National Institute for Educational Research.