ERIC Number: ED339621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Dec-15
Reference Count: N/A
Qualities Required of Education Today To Meet Foreseeable Demands in the Twenty-first Century. Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The role of education in preparing young people to face the demands of the 21st century is the focus of this final report of a round table and symposium. The report of the round table focuses on formulating a philosophy of education for the 21st century, the increasing globalization of the world, and the development of a new view of learning for the 21st century. The report of the symposium describes more specific qualitative dimensions of the future of education including cultural, moral and ethical issues, science and technology, communication, and the world of work. Addresses made by conference officials and a list of participants are contained in annexes. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, International Communication, International Education, International Educational Exchange, International Organizations, Moral Issues, Role of Education, Science and Society, Social Change, Technological Advancement
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Twenty First Century
Note: UNESCO International Symposium and Round Table (Beijing, People's Republic of China, November 27-December 2, 1989).