ERIC Number: ED315651
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
International Education for Adults. Sub-Regional European Seminar on International Education for Those Responsible for Non-Formal and Adult Education (Murikka, Finland, June 7-12, 1987). Final Report. Publications of the Finnish National Commission for UNESCO No. 43.
Finnish National Commission for UNESCO, Helsinki.
This document includes three parts and six appendixes. Part 1 is the general report of the 1987 UNESCO seminar on international education for adults held in Finland. Among the topics covered are key issues and the role of leaders of nonformal education and of adult educators in international education. Part 2 provides the reports of four working groups: (1) adult educators' training; (2) methodology; (3) educational equipment and materials; and (4) research and experimentation. Part 3 provides 11 recommendations for UNESCO to implement. (The recommendations center around assisting adults and fostering international exchange and cooperation, developing concepts of continuing education and inservice training, establishing networks, offering workshops, promoting public libraries, supporting and encouraging the translation of literature, improving the supply of database and computer programs, and making full use of UNESCO's participation program.) Appendix 1 provides the seminar agenda and program. National reports on international education at the adult education level are provided in Appendix 2. They include "International Education in the Framework of Adult Education in Austria" (Gisinger); "International Education: Fresh Impulses to Lifelong Learning, a German View" (Schoefthaler); "International Education and Finnish Adult Education" (Akerlund, Seligman, Kajanto, Ayras, and Berndtson); "Education for International Understanding in Informal Adult Education in Hungary" (Maroti); "Principal Elements of Basic Adult Education" (Andela-Baur); "Education for International Understanding, Cooperation, and Peace in the Polish Adult Education System" (Cieslak); and "International Education for Adults in Yugoslavia" (Radic). Appendix 3 contains "Information Paper on the UNESCO's Pilot Project in Sweden" (Thelin). Two addresses by the UNESCO representative, C. Okai, that were delivered at the seminar are included in Appendix 4. Appendix 5 provides a list of participants. Appendix 6 lists "The Meeting in Finland 1987" recommendations for UNESCO. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Finnish National Commission for UNESCO, Helsinki.
Identifiers - Location: Austria; Finland; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Sweden; Yugoslavia