ERIC Number: ED327448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Textbook Production and Distribution in the Pacific. Report of a Sub-Regional Seminar on the Production and Distribution of Textbooks and Other Related Teaching/Learning Materials (Nukualofa, Tonga, August 26-September 5, 1985).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
This document offers the proceedings of a seminar in which participants from Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Western Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Australia, and the University of South Pactific met to discuss current and better practices for the production and distribution of textbooks and other teaching/learning materials. This seminar proceedings is divided into three chapters: (1) introduction; (2) summary of country experiences; and (3) problems, innovative approaches, and suggestions. Eight appendices also are included: (1) agenda; (2) participants; (3) the USP (University of South Pacific) extension services; (4) minimum requirements for staffing; (5) publication department of PIERC (Pacific Islanders Educational Resource Centre); (6) role of teachers' colleges; (7) requisitioning books in Fiji; and (8) basic equipment. (DB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, International Educational Exchange, Textbook Preparation, Textbook Publication
UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 1425, General Post Office, Bangkok 10500, Thailand.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: Asia Pacific Region; Textbook Design; UNESCO