ERIC Number: ED252972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Intensive Training Course on Microplanning and School Mapping Report. (Omdurman, Democratic Republic of Sudan, January 8-26, 1983).
To achieve universal primary education by the year 2000, the Sudanese government found that it would have to do substantial research into the varying local conditions affecting the implementation of national educational programs. Two steps that could help ensure the effectiveness of national efforts are (1) involving local and regional personnel in planning the application of national policies at the local level and (2) gathering and using local information. Microplanning of this type--with its research component called "school mapping"--was a concept with which the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) had been working, so the Sudanese Ministry of Education called on IIEP to help organize a pilot training program in school mapping in its White Nile province. This document introduces the concepts behind, objectives of, participants in, preparation for, content of, and reactions to the 3-week course conducted jointly by Sudan and the IIEP in Omdurman in January 1983. Materials used in the training exercises make up the bulk of the document. Appendixes include a closing speech to participants by the Sudanese Minister of Education and Guidance, a list of the participants, the schedule followed, an evaluation questionnaire, and a questionnaire for surveying primary and intermediate schools. (PGD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Demand, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Management Development, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Workshops
IIEP Publications, International Institute for Educational Planning, 7-9 rue Eugene-Delacroix, 75116 Paris, France (Order No. E.32; 15.00 francs).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Motors Research Labs, Warren, MI.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Inst. for Educational Planning.
Identifiers: International Institute for Educational Planning; Microplanning; School Mapping; Sudan