ERIC Number: ED210211
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Meeting of the International Panel: Working Document and Final Report (Paris, November 17-21, 1980).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Educational Policy and Planning.
This paper consists of the working document and the final report of an international panel which met in Paris in 1980 to discuss the future development of education in Unesco countries. There are four major sections to the working document which comprises the bulk of the paper. The topic of the first section is significant trends in the recent evolution of education. Many topics are discussed including pupil enrollments in developed and developing countries; educational personnel; illiteracy; educational administration, structure, and content; financing; and educational policy. The second section deals with current issues in education. Discussed are democratization; access to education; educational achievement and opportunity; relevance; education in relation to science and technology; education and culture; the interaction of education and the mass media; education and social development; and efficiency. Examined in the third section are factors affecting the development of education such as demography; the economy; science and technology; environmental factors; social and cultural factors; political factors; and international relations. Orientations for reflecting on the future of education are presented in the fourth section of the working paper. The final report which concludes the paper summarizes the topics discussed in the meeting. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Educational Policy and Planning.
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