ERIC Number: ED368447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Universal and the National in Preschool Education. Papers from the OMEP International Seminar (Moscow, Russia, December 4-7, 1991). YCF Series 3.
Organisation Mondiale Pour l'Education Prescolaire, Warsaw (Poland).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This collection of 27 brief essays focuses on universal aspects of childhood and early childhood education, education for peace, model early childhood programs, and the development of children's thinking and creativity skills. The essays are: (1) "The Universal and the National in Preschool Education (Goutard); (2) "Preschool Childhood: Cultural and Historical Aspects" (Kudreyavtsev); (3) "The Role of National Literature in Children's Artistic-Verbal Development" (Chemortan); (4) "From Teacher Training to Teaching Children: Television as an Aid to Contextualization" (Irisarri); (5) "Empathic Sensitivity in Preschool Children" (Sochaczewska); (6) "Verbal Communication of Deaf Children: The Foundation of a Normal Life" (Leongard); (7) "The Subculture of Preschool Children and Make-Believe Play" (Mikhailenko); (8) "The Role of Adults in Children's Play" (Misurcova); (9) "The Individual, Ethnic, and Universal in the Psychological Content of Traditional (Folk) Games and Toys" (Novosyolova); (10) "Tradition and the Child: How Polish Village Children Used to Play" (Kielar-Turska); (11) "Theoretical Underpinnings of the National Kindergarten in the Ukraine" (Artyomova); (12) "A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Kindergarten of the Future: The Experience of the Finnish-Russian 'Kalinka'" (Protassova); (13) "Bringing Up Preschool Children in the Spirit of Peace" (Dunin-Wasowicz); (14) "Education for Peace and International Understanding in Early Childhood" (Sund); (15) "Educating Young Children for Peace and World Citizenship" (Tsuchiyama); (16) "Principles Underpinning Preschool Education Programmes" (Poddyakov); (17) "Psychological Principles of the New Model of Public Preschool Education" (Kravtsov); (18) "Which [Preschool] Programme?" (Branska); (19) "Programmes for Kindergartens" (Martin); (20) "'Landmarks'--A Programme for Preschool Education" (Grazhene); (21) "The Importance of Professional Self-Appraisal in Developing the Skills of Kindergarten Teachers" (Pan'ko); (22) "Construction as a Means of Developing Thinking and Creative Imagination in Preschool Children" (Paramonova); (23) "Psycho-Pedagogical Approaches in Studying and Stimulating the Child's Creative Activity" (Roussinova-Bahoudaila); (24) "The Development of Creativity in Infant School" (Castillo); (25) "To Be Six Years Old in Sweden in the 1990s" (Pramling); (26)"Development of Cognitive Faculties: One of the Main Objects of Preschool Education" (Venger); and (27) "Interactive Curriculum--Interactive Pedagogy" (Pesic). Also contains summaries of eight other papers. (MDM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Creative Development, Cultural Influences, Demonstration Programs, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Intellectual Development, International Education, National Norms, Nationalism, Peace, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Young Children
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation Mondiale Pour l'Education Prescolaire, Warsaw (Poland).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Europe; Finland; Poland; Russia; Sweden; Ukraine; Universalism