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ERIC Number: ED132108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug-20
Pages: 30
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Implementation of the Recommendation Concerning Education for International Understanding, Cooperation and Peace, and Education Relating to Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Report of a Meeting of Experts Held at Unesco House (Paris, France, March 15-19, 1976).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Proceedings from a Unesco conference on international education are presented. Cross-cultural comparisons among Unesco countries are offered and methods of implementation of Unesco recommendations concerning peace education and human rights are suggested. The report is presented in seven sections: (1) general observations on the Unesco recommendations; (2) problem-oriented approaches to peace education on preprimary, primary, and secondary levels; (3) comparison of teacher education in Unesco member countries and recommended ways to strengthen training programs in the direction of international understanding; (4) methods of promoting international understanding in higher education, such as interdisciplinary approaches, an international student body, and emphasis on peace research; (5) international educational experiences for adults and out-of-school youth, such as work camps, voluntary service activities, exchanges, community betterment projects, and art festivals; (6) equipment and materials to supplement traditional international relations textbooks; and (7) suggestions on national action and international cooperation. Appendices include a directory of conference participants and observers and the text of the 1974 Unesco peace education resolution. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).