ERIC Number: ED369699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Contribution of Education to Cultural Development.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This document provides descriptions of the themes adopted for the plenary and the four working groups of an United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) international meeting. After the introduction, section 1 discusses the plenary theme, "Education, Culture, and Development: Co-ordinated Policies and Strategies," by presenting the concepts of education, culture, and development and the policies and strategies of choosing priorities, setting up structures, choosing partners, funding, and budgeting. Section 2 presents the theme of working group 1, "Taking the Cultural Dimension into Account in Educational Programmes," and discusses teaching cultural heritage, developing intercultural education, and promoting languages at school. The theme for working group 2, "The Role of Education in the Cultural and Artistic Development of the Individual," presents the role of artistic/aesthetic, moral, and science education. The theme for working group 3, "Cultural Development through Interaction between the School, the Community, and Society," discusses the role of the school in the cultural development of the community and the co-operation between the school and other institutions in society. The final section presents the theme of working group 4, "Cultural and Intercultural Aspects of Education: A New Responsibility for Teachers" with the modification of teacher training and the use of research. (CK)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Influences, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Role of Education, School Community Relationship, School Role, Second Languages, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).