ERIC Number: ED381403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Education for All.
Makagiansar, M., Ed.; And Others
Bulletin of the Unesco Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, n30 Dec 1989
This volume concentrates on the idea of education for all with its goal of making the world's population literate by the year 2000. The book features contributory articles by some of the most eminent personalities working in this region on various aspects of primary education, adult literacy and post-literacy activities. Highlights have been made of especially difficult to reach target groups, such as refugees, and disadvantaged groups, such as women. In the final chapter, an attempt is made to take stock of what remains to be done if the objective of education for all is to be reached. Chapters in this issue are: (1) introduction: concept of education for all; (2) universal primary education for girls; (3) women's education in Asia and the Pacific: some basic issues; (4) education in difficult contexts; (5) literacy and non-formal basic education in Asia and the Pacific; (6) literacy programmes in India; (7) education for ethnic minorities: the case of the Orang Asli; (8) education of refugees; (9) Kampuchean Refugees achieve universal education despite difficulties; (10) education of refugees in the Philippines; (11) current trends in education of the disabled; (12) patterns of development in early childhood care and education; and (13) unfinished tasks and future agenda. Many chapters contain references. A bibliographical supplement contains 210 references. (DK)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Females, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Literacy, Nonformal Education, Population Education, Refugees, Womens Education
UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: Asia Pacific Region