ERIC Number: ED359363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Education for All: An Expanded Vision. World Conference on Education for All (Jomtien, Thailand, March 5-9, 1990). Monograph II. Roundtable Themes II.
This seven-chapter monograph elaborates on five components of an expanded vision of basic education. It presents material that deals with aspects of these components: universalizing access and promoting equity, focusing on learning, broadening the means and scope of basic education, enhancing the environment for learning, and strengthening partnerships. Chapter 1 gives an overview of the expanded vision. Chapter 2 focuses on four areas concerning the education of women and girls: advantages of ensuring that they do receive their fair share of education; the gender gap and the reasons why it exists; gender, literacy, and cultural differences; and efforts to overcome the problems. Chapter 3 deals with two interrelated means of enhancing the environment for learning: early childhood care and education and health and nutrition in education. Chapter 4 presents strategies and measures to improve the quality of primary education and enhance learning achievement of pupils. Chapter 5 discusses two other delivery systems: nonformal education and distance education. Chapter 6 focuses on participation and communication at grassroots level as well as the potential role of educational research. Chapter 7 summarizes main points. Appendixes include the World Declaration on Education for All and guidelines to implement it, titled "A Framework for Action To Meet Basic Learning Needs." (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Economic Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Family Involvement, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Primary Education, Research Needs, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Social Development, Womens Education, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).