ERIC Number: ED104647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Review and Assessment of UNESCO's Major Policies and Programmes in Education Services Affecting Population Changes. Background Paper.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
This report is concerned with the development of population education in Asian countries through the assistance of UNESCO. It includes guidelines and goals for a comprehensive population education program feasible for most Asian nations. Included in the program goals are the development and implementation of educational programs at all grade levels for the children, youth, and adults, both in and out of schools; the training of teaching personnel through the universities; and the alerting of leadership personnel to the limitations imposed by population growth on attaining these educational objectives. Stressed throughout the report is the importance of educating individuals with an intelligent understanding of population issues and with a responsible awareness of their implications for social and human resource development. (MA)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
Identifiers - Location: Asia