ERIC Number: ED208134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational and Technical Education: Development of Curricula and Instructional Materials with Focus on Mechanical and Civil/Building Subjects. Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development. Report of a Technical Working Group Meeting (Seoul, Korea, October 15-27, 1979).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
This report contains materials from a meeting of Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development member states to identify common trends, issues, and growth points related to the development and implementation of technical and vocational education curricula. Chapter 1 presents extracts from country reports of experiences in curriculum planning and instructional materials development for the mechanical and civil building trades. Countries include Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka. Chapter 2 summarizes experiences of countries represented at the meeting. Syntheses are based not only on the country papers, but also on participant observations and findings made during field visits to institutions and projects. Information is presented on strategies and methodologies for curriculum planning and instructional materials development, innovative features, problems and constraints encountered and strategies and methodology to solve problems, and future plans. Chapter 3 presents suggestions for development of curriculum instructional materials for mechanical and civil/building subjects in vocational and technical education. Conclusions and recommendations for future regional cooperations are described in chapter 4. Annexes include inaugural and welcome addresses, list of documents and reference materials, sample forms for instructional planning, and format for and reports from field visits. (YLB)
Descriptors: Building Trades, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Material Development, Mechanical Skills, Mechanics (Process), Meetings, Observation, Postsecondary Education, Regional Cooperation, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.