ERIC Number: ED368644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
The Challenges to Education Systems from the Contemporary Cultural Dynamic.
Dasen, P.; And Others
This document examines the contribution of education to cultural development and the relationship between the contemporary cultural scene and educational processes. The first of five sections discusses the existing tensions between the role of the school culture and contemporary culture. The second section describes the demands of tradition and modernity of cultures. The third section presents culture as an element in democratization. The fourth section considers the question of linguistics by educational authorities. The final section suggests the ambiguous roles of multicultural societies and intercultural education. A 22-item bibliography is included. (CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Paper presented at UNESCO's International Conference on Education (43rd, Geneva, Switzerland, 14-19 September 1992).