ERIC Number: ED162051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The recommendations are a product of the 19th General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1976. They are intended to help member states give effect to the stated principles. In abbreviated form, a few recommendations from the ten sections are (1) adult education must be seen as integral to a global scheme for life-long education and learning; (2) adult education should promote work for peace, international understanding, and cooperation; (3) adult education activities should meet needs for development, community participation, and individual self-fulfillment; (4) adult education methods should take into account incentives and obstacles to adult participation and learning; (5) member states should endeavor to establish a network to meet adult education needs; (6) adult educators should be carefully recruited and should receive initial and inservice training; (7) young people's education should progressively be oriented towards life-long education and learning; (8) in formulating adult education curriculum, programs, and activities, adults' work experiences should be taken into account; (9) at all levels, structures should be set up for consultation/coordination among public authorities competent in adult education, and (10) member states should strengthen bilateral or multilateral cooperation to promote adult education development, improve content and methods, and find new educational strategies. (CSS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Community Development, Cooperation, Disadvantaged, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Employment, Equal Education, Global Approach, Guidelines, Lifelong Learning, Needs, Participation, Problems, Professional Training, Program Development, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Recommendations presented at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization General Conference (19th, Nairobi, October 26, 1976-November 30, 1976); Not available in hard copy due to small print in original document