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ERIC Number: ED350187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Count: 0
International Conference on Education Final Report (42nd, Geneva, Switzerland, September 3-8, 1990).
International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
Attended by 121 member states of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), this conference was devoted to the discussion of two topics: "Education for all: renewed policies and strategies for the 1990s" and "The struggle against illiteracy through universal primary education and adult education: operational aspects emphasizing the active participation of the learner." A summary of discussions in the plenary meeting addresses the concept and role of education, opportunities for women and girls, disadvantaged groups, the need for improvements, resources for educational development, and international co-operation. Working groups dealt with more specific topics, such as: instructional methods, materials, and technologies; training; and more effective partnerships. This report also contains the text of a recommendation to ministries of education on the struggle against illiteracy. The texts of seven untitled addresses made during the conference, lists of documents distributed during the conference, national reports submitted to the conference, and a list of participants are included in appendices. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, International Cooperation, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Literacy Education, Primary Education
International Bureau of Education, C.P. 199, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).