ERIC Number: ED343016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Strategies for the 1990s in Africa: Promotion of Literacy Teaching and Basic Education for Development. Conference of Ministers and Those Responsible for Economic Planning in African Member States (6th, Dakar, Senegal, July 8-11, 1991).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This working document suggests guidelines and strategies for the development of education in Africa during the 1990s. The first chapter, "Educational Development in Africa during the 1980s," identifies the following: the main educational challenges in the early 1980s and the responses proposed by the Conference of Ministers of Education and Those Responsible for Economic Planning in African Member States; educational realities in the social and economic crisis of the 1980s; and an evaluation of the implementation of the ministers' recommendations. The second chapter, "New Needs and Appropriate Strategies for the 1990s," covers four topics: developing goals and strategies for the 1990s; education as the key to human development; catering to basic learning needs; and African strategies in respect of education for all. The third chapter, "The Role of International Cooperation," contains three parts: cooperation for the development of education in Africa; guidelines and priorities for educational cooperation in Africa for the 1990s; and setting up appropriate mechanisms for cooperation in educational development. Four references and an appendix giving a breakdown of countries by enrollment rate in 1988 are included.) (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Program Evaluation, Self Actualization, Social Influences
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Africa