ERIC Number: ED354990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of Recommendation No. 77 Adopted by the 42nd Session of the International Conference on Education and Concerning Operational Policies, Strategies and Programmes in the Areas of Literacy and Basic Education for the 1990s. Preliminary Report.
International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
This document provides a preliminary report on the implementation of operational policies, strategies, and programs for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the areas of literacy and basic education. The first section contains an analysis of replies to a questionnaire distributed to 79 member states by the International Bureau of Education (IBE). This section covers the following topics: (1) an overall assessment of the impact of the World Conference on Education for all, the 42nd session of ICE, and International Literacy Year; (2) national plans or strategies for action; (3) initial achievements; (4) partnerships in promoting literacy and basic education; (5) financial aspects; (6) studies and research; and (7) conclusions. The second section provides an overview of the efforts in basic education undertaken by UNESCO and the international community since the World Conference on Education for All (WCEFA), held in Jomtien, Thailand, from March 5-9, 1990. This section covers the following topics: global advocacy and agency coordination; regional policy conferences; new projects linked to key WCEFA goals; support for planning and mobilization at the country level; and donor support to basic education. A list of countries that submitted replies to the IBE questionnaire is included. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).