ERIC Number: ED395833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Qualities Required of Education Today To Meet Foreseeable Demands in the Twenty-first Century. International Symposium and Round Table Proceedings (Beijing, China, November 27-December 2, 1989).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This report contains proceedings of a United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) international symposium and round table. The main objective of the meeting was to debate long-term goals of education and its role in preparing young people to face the demands of the 21st century. Papers presented include: (1) "Young People--The Leaders of Tomorrow? The Role of the Social Network as a Means of Creating Favorable Conditions for Enhancing the Quality of Education in the Future" (Gunnel Backenroth); (2) "Deepening Reform and Wider Openings to the Outside World--The Cornerstone of China's Development of Education in the Twenty-first Century" (Yuan Baohua); (3) "Teaching Human Rights" (Etienne Copel); (4) "Beliefs and Action in Educational Change" (Rosalind Driver); (5) Untitled paper (Peter Ellyard); (6) "Understanding the Predicament of Humankind" (John E. Fobes); (7) Untitled paper (Sergei A. Povalyaev); (8) "What Are the Challenges Which Face Humanity in the Next Twenty to Thirty Years?" (Ian Winchester); (9) "The Future of Education in Asia and the Pacific" (Leonardo de la Cruz); (10) Untitled paper (Ingemar Fagerlind); (11) "Some Recommendations and Directions" (D. Hernandez); (12) "Moral Education faced with the Challenge of the Scientific and Technological Revolution of the 21st Century" (Lu Jie); (13) "Ideas of China's Educational System in the 21st Century" (Hao Keming); (14) Untitled paper (Dr. Klein; Dr. A. Grik); (15) "A World Encountering Limits to Quantitative Change: Thoughts on Making 'Quality' Respectable" (G. Kutsch); (16)"Enhancing the Quality of Teachers is the Priority in Meeting the Twenty-first Century Education" (Gu Mingyuan); (17) Untitled paper (I. Muravieva); (18) "On Enhancing the Quality of Education Through Effective Learner-Teacher Interaction" (Toshio Ohsako); (19) Untitled paper (Shin Se-ho); (20) Untitled paper (Ramiro Tobon); (21) "An Investigation of a Mode of Fundamental Education in the 21st Century-Basics and Principle of Planning Future Curriculum, Subject Matter and Methods of Teaching" (Sang Xinmin); and (22) "Improving Learning/Teaching in the Third World" (R. F. Amonoo). A discussion guide, final report, and list of participants are appended. (EH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the final report, see ED 339 621.