ERIC Number: ED251942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Towards the Year 2000: Future Conditions and Strategic Options for the Support of Learning in Ontario.
Review and Evaluation Bulletins, v5 n1 1984
The Strategic Planning Task Group (SPTG) of Ontario was mandated to determine and recommend priorities that should be addressed within 5 to 20 years. Many aspects of the work of the SPTG for the past 4 years are consolidated in this report. The first two chapters of part 1 outline in broad terms some of the altered or altering circumstances that will affect Ontario's social and economic organization and education. Global conditions cited are: violence; disparity and inequality; geographic power shifts; increased need for learning, information and knowlege; and technology. Conditions and implications for education explored at the provincial level include demographic and cultural change, changing social institutions, and changing work roles. The third chapter describes those beliefs and attitudes that are currently affecting, and will continue to affect, Ontario education. Part II details the long-term implications springing from these conditions and beliefs that SPTG felt were significant in pointing towards new directions in education. These new directions are grouped under the following three headings: (1) learners and learning, (2) curriculum and teaching, and (3) service delivery and governance. A 62-item bibliography is appended. (MLF)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Planning Commissions, Postsecondary Education, Social Change
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Toronto.; Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Note: Issued in French under the title "Vers l'an 2000."