ERIC Number: ED358503
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Towards Formulating Goals, Aims, and Objectives of Secondary Education for the Twenty-First Century. Final Report of a Regional Seminar on Goals, Aims and Objectives of Secondary Education in Asia and the Pacific (Tokyo, Japan, October 16-31, 1991).
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
A regional seminar examined and defined the goals of secondary education in countries of the Asia and Pacific region seminar; it also analyzed causes for changes in secondary education goals and emerging trends. A total of 20 participants from the following countries--Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Viet Nam--presented information. Chapter 1 summarizes individual countries' experiences, analyzing the major economic, sociopolitical, and cultural changes that led to educational reforms; major educational developments; and the implementation and evaluation of secondary education goals. Chapter 2 discusses the implications of major economic, sociopolitical, and cultural developments for secondary education goals. Future regional scenarios of secondary education are presented in chapter 3, with a focus on the role of education in the 21st century. The fourth chapter presents conclusions and recommendations for action at the national, regional, and international levels. The annex includes a list of participants. (LMI)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Asia