ERIC Number: ED380985
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jan-14
Reference Count: N/A
The Educational Implications of NAFTA.
The transcript provided in this document is from a symposium set up to explore the educational implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA, which will remove trade barriers between the United States, Mexico, and Canada contains no educational provisions. The panelists discuss the new educational challenges that NAFTA may create and look at ways to maximize the effectiveness of this new situation for education. Panelists include the following: Jonathan Davidson, Head of Academic Affairs, European Community Delegation; Peter Stephens, Assistant Academic Relations Officer, the Canadian Embassy; Eugene Garcia, Director of the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages, U.S. Department of Education; Ramon Ruiz, Deputy Director, Office of Migrant Education, U.S. Department of Education; Mauro Reyna, Consultant, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory; and Gregorio Luke, Deputy Director, Mexican Cultural Institute. A question and answer session concludes the transcript. (JL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, International Trade, Language Skills, Migrant Education, Partnerships in Education, Public Policy, Second Languages, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United States Coalition for Education for All, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: North American Free Trade Agreement