ERIC Number: ED285820
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
East/West Perspectives on Education for Peace and Security. Conference Report of the International Network for Global Education (INGE) (New Paltz, New York, November 8-12, 1986).
Global Perspectives in Education, Inc., New York, NY.; International Network for Global Education.
The purpose of the International Network for Global Education (INGE) is to promote global education within the educational systems of network member countries. Areas of study are listed under the following headings: Peace Studies; East/West Relations; North/South Relations; Human Rights; Global Environment; Human Values; and Cross-cultural Issues. Conference speakers John Darnton (United States) and Laszlo Kallay (Hungary) expressed the idea that the study of history lays the groundwork for understanding and acceptance of other cultures. The members of the conference established recommendations for INGE. Jan Tucker (United States) presented policy development in global education. Gunter Renner (West Germany) discussed curricular content for global education. G. H. Oonk (The Netherlands) and R. Tolsma (The Netherlands) reviewed pedagogical principles underlying the study of international education. Roger Morgan (United Kingdom), Hans Hooghoof (The Netherlands), and O. J. Dunlop (United Kingdom) discussed ways to accomplish network goals. Extensive bibliographies are included for each of the speeches and working papers. (SM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, Social Studies, United States Government (Course), United States History, World Affairs
Global Perspectives in Education, 45 John Street, Suite 1200, New York, NY 11238 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Global Perspectives in Education, Inc., New York, NY.; International Network for Global Education.