ERIC Number: ED194435
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Population Education: Innovative Structures and Approaches. Report of a Regional Workshop (New Delhi, October 23-29, 1979).
National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi (India).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
The document presents the report of a conference to enable population experts in developing nations to exchange ideas regarding objectives, needs, problems, and organization of population education programs. The 25 participants included population experts from international agencies, educators, and government officials from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. The document is presented in three major sections. Section I, General Report, presents an overview of innovative approaches to population education, alternative approaches which have been successful in specific instances, program development and implementation, teacher training, curriculum and materials development, and coordination of population programs with other educational programs. Data are presented in narrative, tabular, and outline form. Section II, Country Reports, offers specific information about the population characteristics and population education in each of the participant countries. Information is presented on population trends, socioeconomic influences, family planning, in-school population education programs, community interest in and support of population education, objectives, administrative organization and coordination, and non-formal population education efforts by community groups, special interest groups, governmental agencies, and the media. Section III presents the conference agenda, a directory of participants, excerpts from group discussion sessions, and the text of major speeches. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Education, Comparative Analysis, Conference Proceedings, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Planning, International Studies, National Norms, Population Distribution, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Program Descriptions, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi (India).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.