ERIC Number: ED132108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug-20
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Humanistic Education, Humanization, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education, International Organizations, Peace, Preschool Education, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).