ERIC Number: ED222636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational and Technical Education: Development of Curricula, Instructional Materials, Physical Facilities and Teacher Training with Focus on Electrical and Electronic Subjects. Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development. Report of a Technical Working Group Meeting (Adelaide, Australia, October 6-18, 1980).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
This report contains summaries and syntheses of materials from the Technical Working Group Meeting for curriculum planning and instructional materials design for vocational and technical education. Chapter 1 gives an overview of the objectives and procedures of the meeting and lists the participants. In chapter 2 are presented summaries of the participants' analytical papers regarding existing methodologies and approaches in curriculum planning, development of instructional materials and facilities, and teacher training in the field of electrical and electronics subjects and in the relevant parts of the science curriculum for general education courses. These countries are represented: Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Chapter 3 synthesizes the country experiences under these headings: general education, vocational and technical education, formal and nonformal education, curriculum planning, instructional materials, physical facilities, teacher training, problems and strategies for solving them, innovations, and future plans. Chapter 4 provides guidelines for development of curriculum, instructional materials and physical facilities, and teacher training. Conclusions and recommendations for future regional cooperative action are given in chapter 5. Appendixes include a summary of participant experience from visits, inaugural and closing addresses, and other materials from the meeting. (YLB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities, Educational Innovation, Electricity, Electronics, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Asia