ERIC Number: ED173197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Future Directions of Population Education. Report of a Regional Consultative Seminar organized by the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania in co-operation with the Government of the Philippines (Manila, 14-21, August 1978).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
The document presents objectives and proceedings of a population education seminar involving representatives from 12 non Western nations. Major purposes of the seminar were to provide a forum where population experts from Asian and Oceanic nations could exchange ideas, cooperate in improving population education programs, and explore how to increase cooperation in population education on a regional basis. The document is presented in three major sections. Section I is a general report of seminar study topics. These include trends within regional educational programs in Asia and Oceania, policy influences on population education programs, methodology and curriculum used in school and community programs, and recommendations for increased regional and national cooperation. Section II focuses on reports of population education in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. For each country, information is presented on the population situation, status of population education, educational needs, and educational trends. Section III presents appended materials, including the seminar agenda, directory of conference participants, and conference speeches. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Demography, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Higher Education, Needs, Non Western Civilization, Population Distribution, Population Education, Population Trends, Regional Cooperation, Regional Programs, Social Problems, State of the Art Reviews, World Problems
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.