ERIC Number: ED056672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Seventh Conference of European Ministers of Education. (Brussels, 8th 10th June, 1971).
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France). Documentation Center for Education in Europe.
The Ministers of 20 countries took part and reached a wide measure of agreement on the 2 chief themes of this conference: policy and planning in postsecondary education, and mobility of students, teachers, and research workers. A third theme of the conference was the activities of international organizations working in the field of education. Recommendations of the ministers incude: (1) participation in education of people of different social or regional origin, and of both sexes and all ages is needed; (2) ensuring the growth of postsecondary education by asking international organizations to study ways of improving the efficiency of the system; (3) reforming course work and the development of new educational technology; and (4) participation by staff and students in the decisionmaking bodies of postsecondary education is encouraged. The conference agreed that the mobility of highly qualified specialists and research workers would contribute to the most efficient use of manpower and equipment resources. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France). Documentation Center for Education in Europe.