ERIC Number: ED049091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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International Education Year 1970. Bulletin.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Bulletin number 1 of 17 stated that it will be published at regular monthly intervals. Its purpose is to inform member states, United Nations agencies, National Commissions for UNESCO, non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations of plans for "International Education Year 1970 (IEY)" and coming events. As proclaimed by resolution 2412 of the 23rd session of the U.N. General Assembly, the program objectives included: 1) functional literacy for adults; 2) equal access of girls and women to education; 3) the training of middle and higher level personnel for development; 4) the adaptation of all education, both general and technical, to the needs of the modern world, especially in rural areas; 5) the preservice and inservice training of teachers. In addition, development of educational research, comparative education and study of new methods and media, the promotion of the idea of life-long education, and emphasis on education as a means for promoting greater international understanding are important objectives within the scope for action for IEY. (Author/DJB)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).