ERIC Number: ED309047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
International Consultation Meeting on Developing Nonformal Environmental Education (Cairo, Egypt, September 26-October 1, 1987). Final Report.
Ain Shams Univ., Cairo (Egypt). Faculty of Education.
This report was prepared as a follow-up to the implementation of recommendations of the Tbilisi Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education. The objectives of the 1987 meeting were to examine concepts and needs, identify major environmental issues and problems, and establish a process and guidelines for nonformal environmental education. Major sections included are: (1) "Strategies and Guidelines for Developing Nonformal Environmental Education"; (2) "Environmental Issues and Problems" (including population, energy shortage, resource depletion, pollution, sewerage and draining system, deforestation, drinking water, flood and drought, housing, extinction of species, and ecosystem degradation); (3) "Methods and Materials"; (4) "Training of Personnel in Nonformal Environmental Education" (discussing target groups, training strategies, training programs, responsible institutions, duration, and evaluation); (5) "Legislation"; and (6) "Suggested Documents and Activities." The agenda, lists of participants, speeches, presentations, and summaries of eight reports are appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Legislation, Nonformal Education, Science and Society, Science Programs, Training
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section.
Authoring Institution: Ain Shams Univ., Cairo (Egypt). Faculty of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Egypt