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ERIC Number: ED280991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Hands of Knowledge. "Adult Education, Development and Peace." Report of the World Assembly of Adult Education (Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 22-30, 1985).
Stultz, Erma, Ed.
This report, written in popular education style and designed to be readable both by adult educators and by the people with whom they work, describes a week-long meeting of the World Assembly of Adult Education. Under the general themes "Where are we?""Where are we going?" and How to do it" the report provides synopses of the reports of 17 working groups on the following topics: peace and human rights, popular theater and communications, participatory research, rural adult education, adult education and prisons, adult education and indigenous peoples, workers' education, adult education and self-management, adult education and new technology, literacy and post-literacy, history of adult education, adult education and women, adult education and older adults, civic adult education, training of adult educators, adult education and primary health care, and adult education and the disabled. The report also includes comments from numerous participants from around the world, as well as officials of UNICEF, UNESCO, the International Conference on Adult Education, the presidents of Argentina and France, and other dignitaries. The report includes numerous drawings and photographs. The meeting agenda and a list of participants are included. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Communication Skills, Community Education, Comparative Education, Continuing Education, Correctional Education, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Health Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Labor Education, Literacy Education, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Rural Education, Self Actualization, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Theater Arts, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Argentina; Brazil; Canada; China; Finland; France; Kenya; Nicaragua; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sweden; Tanzania; Thailand; United Kingdom (Scotland)