ERIC Number: ED084266
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (West Germany). Inst. for Education.
This publication examines an in-service teacher training program in Beirut, Lebanon sponsored by the Unesco Institute of Education and set up by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The program provides professional training for unqualified Palestine refugee teachers working in schools established by the UNRWA. The first section presents background information on the institute and the UNRWA framework. The second section describes the training program, focusing on the following points: a) medium of instruction, b) technique and discipline in self-study, and c) program content. The program uses indirect and direct methods of instruction. Indirect methods include self-study correspondence lessons; tapes, filmstrips, and charts; programmed instruction; and an educational journal. Direct methods include seminars, 5-week vacation courses, and individual guidance by field representative. The third section of the publication stresses the organization, administration, and policies of the UNRWA. The appendixes include syllabi, general directives, examples of instructional materials, and a schedule for a basic, standard course. (BRB)
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Foreign Culture, Inservice Teacher Education, International Education, Multimedia Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (West Germany). Inst. for Education.