ERIC Number: ED356180
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Education Standards for the 21st Century: Opening Statements of Ministers at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Education Ministerial, August 1992.
Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.
While the member countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have many differences in culture, history, and level of economic development, all APEC representatives who attended this ministerial agreed on the importance of establishing education standards and examination systems to meet the needs of their people in the 21st century. The statements of the following 14 officials who addressed the conference are included in this document: Lamar Alexander, Secretary of Education, United States of America; Kim Beazley, Minister for Employment, Education and Training, Australia; Abdul Aziz bin Umar, Minister of Education, Brunei Darussalam; Anita Hagen, Deputy Premier, Minister of Education, and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism and Human Rights, Province of British Columbia, Canada; Teng Teng, Vice Chairman, State Education Commission, People's Republic of China; John Chan Cho-chak, Secretary for Education and Manpower, Hong Kong; Fuad Hassan, Minister of Education and Culture, Indonesia; Kunio Hatoyama, Minister of Education, Science and Culture, Japan; Wan Kyoo Choo, Minister of Education, Republic of Korea; Alexander Lockwood Smith, Minister of Education, New Zealand; Luis R. Baltazar, Undersecretary, Department of Education, Culture and Sports, Republic of the Philippines; Lee Yock Suan, Minister of Education, Singapore; Kao-Wen Mao, Minister of Education, Chinese Taipei; Kaw Swasdi-Panich, Minister of Education, Thailand. Two appendices also are included: (1) Declaration of the APEC Education Ministerial, and (2) a description of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organization. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.