ERIC Number: ED377740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Development of Basic Literacy Learning Materials for Minority Peoples in Asia and the Pacific. Final Report of the Second Sub-Regional Workshop (Chiang Rai, Thailand, February 22-March 5, 1994).
Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).; Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
A report of a regional workshop on development of instructional materials for basic literacy education of minority groups in Asia and the Pacific is presented. Countries represented include: China; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Mongolia; Myanmar (Burma); Philippines; Vietnam; and Thailand. The workshop's objectives were to discuss the need for effective literacy learning materials, develop guidelines for preparing effective basic literacy learning materials for minority language populations, and suggest methods for their use. The report begins with an overview of the proceedings and resulting recommendations. Subsequent chapters summarize: needs and problems in education of minority populations; guidelines for preparation of effective basic literacy learning materials; studies of specific language groups; resource papers on Thai hill tribes and development of basic literacy materials in minority languages; a report from UNESCO and its Asian/Pacific Cultural Center; nine country reports; and national followup plans. Appended materials include general workshop information, a list of participants and organizers, workshop schedule, background information on Thai hill tribe villages, and the text of the workshop's keynote address. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).; Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Burma; China; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Mongolia; Philippines; Thailand; Vietnam