ERIC Number: ED383555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Project 2000+. International Forum on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All (Paris, France, July 5-10, 1993). Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The purpose of the forum was to establish an agenda for action, supporting steps that individuals, institutions, organizations, and governments can take together in working to reform and revitalize science and technology education at all levels. This report contains the comments of some 50 speakers and attempts to capture the essence of the wide range of ideas and suggestions discussed. Summaries of six Focus Area Group discussions address the following topics: (1) the nature of and the need for scientific and technological literacy for all; (2) scientific and technological literacy for development; (3) the teaching and learning environment; (4) teacher education and leadership; (5) assessment and evaluation; and (6) non-formal and informal development of scientific and technological literacy. Discussion is outlined for the following regional groups: Africa, Arab States, Asia and Pacific, Europe and North America, Latin America, and Small Island States. The Project 2000+ Declaration is included in the report. Appendices contain the Forum programme; opening addresses by Federico Mayor and M. Georges Laforest; plenary addresses by T. Odhiambo and Jacques-Yves Cousteau; a participants list; and a list of documents produced. (LZ)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).