ERIC Number: ED212601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
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Basic Education in International Perspective.
Cain, Edmund J.; And Others
These papers, delivered at the 1981 World Assembly of the International Council on Education for Teaching, reflect the theme of the conference: provision of basic education for all persons, focusing particularly on policies and situations in developing nations. The 14 presentations were from nine nations: (1) "Curriculum Materials for Basic Education: United States" (Edmund J. Cain); (2) "Linking Basic Education to Community Development: United States" (Elmer J. Clark); (3) "Articulation of Basic with Secondary Education: Nigeria" (Ade Fajana); (4) "Citizenship Education: United States" (William E. Gardner); (5) "Basic Education in Science and Technology: United States" (Robert W. Howe); (6) "The Status of Basic Education: England/Wales" (David J. Johnston); (7) "The Development of Basic Education: Kenya" (Joseph A. Lijembe); (8) "Basic Education Issues and Policies: Brazil" (Nelly Aleotti Maia); (9) "Science and Basic Education: Trinidad" (Paula Mark); (10) "New Educational Priorities: Tanzania" (G. V. R. Mmari); (11) "Basic Skills Assessment: United States" (John D. Mulhern); (12) "Basic Education in Rural Areas: Bolivia" (Ignacio Paravicini Ruiz); (13) "Educating A Good Citizen: United Kingdom" (Jean Russell-Gebbett); and (14) "Primary and Secondary Education: Korea" (In-Jong You). The papers present situation reports for each country, describing the national programs and policies or local efforts to promote basic learning skills. (FG)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, National Programs, Science Education
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
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