ERIC Number: ED060388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
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Tatwir al-ta'lim al-zira'i fi al-jumhuriyah al-'arabiyah al-muttahidah (Development of Agricultural Education in the UAR).
Ministry of Education, Cairo (United Arab Republic).
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1,500 words) of a publication concerned with the recent developments in agricultural education resulting from the application of socialist principles in the UAR. The preface discusses the present conditions of vocational education and the essential role it can play in the development of the country. It also presents the efforts of the Ministry of Education to further develop this type of education. This is followed by an outline of the history of agricultural education since the first school of agriculture was established in 1829. The document proceeds to deal with the developments that took place after the revolution of July 23, 1952 and the major changes introduced in agricultural education. The structure of agricultural education was organized according to a law passed in 1956 and its subsequent amendments. A portion of the agriculture curriculum includes cultural subjects such as Arabic, religion, foreign languages, social studies, physics, and military training. The students received a certain amount of practical experience as well as theory. The requirements of the community considered in planning the curriculum. (Author/DGB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Agricultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Principles, Facility Requirements, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Training Methods, Vocational Education
Available in CEAS Abstract Series No. 1-4 (ED 060 227)
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Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Cairo (United Arab Republic).