ERIC Number: ED258739
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Committee on Tolerance and Understanding. Final Report.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Recommendations affecting the various aspects of public and private education in Alberta, Canada, and a summary of the events which led to the recommendations, are contained in this final report assembled by the Committee on Tolerance and Understanding. After a description of the need for public input, the brochures, personal letters, public hearings, responses to four discussion papers, and other processes used to gather information are discussed. The committee's six principles are described, and the responses and recommendations elicited by four discussion papers are summarized. The public education section proposes a new conceptual model for the teaching profession and discusses the six principles in the context of public education. The private education section proposes a curriculum audit to determine the minority tolerance of its resources. The Native education section discusses failures and successes in terms of the committee's six principles, recommending a major restructuring of Native education programs. The intercultural education section discusses special needs, recommending policy implementation. A complete summary of recommendations from the report follows a recommendation that Alberta establish a permanent Standing Committee on Tolerance and Understanding. Appendices include a list of individuals and organizations who made submissions to the committee, and a copy of an information-gathering brochure. (PM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada