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ERIC Number: ED407579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Pages: 108
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The Challenge of the Future. Future Trends in Adult and Continuing Technical and Vocational Education. An International Symposium (Berlin, Germany, October 16-20, 1995).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Berlin (Germany).
This report on an international symposium on the strengthening of the development and improvement of vocational education begins with a description of UNEVOC, the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education. Section 2 presents discussions of the following topics: adult and continuing technical and vocational education and its relationship with the world of work; contribution of technical and vocational education to careers for women; transformation of work; changing orientation and policy environment; changing provision and participation patterns; technical teacher; and changing in content and educational approaches. Section 3 highlights essential components for future developments: language, general principles, world of work, culture, women, migrants, equal status, funding, responsibility, teachers, learning, lifelong learning, curriculum, guidance and counseling, communication, and implementation strategies. Section 4 contains 10 presentations: "Adult and Continuing Technical and Vocational Education in India" (Arun K. Mishra, Ajit Kumar); "The Contributions of Technical and Vocational Education to the Opening Up of Careers for Women" (Helga Foster); "The Change and Impact of Culture on the Worker and on Work" (Henning Salling Olesen); "The Changing Provision and Participation Patterns in Adult and Continuing Technical and Vocational Education" (Ndeh Ntomambang Ningo); "Adult Learning and the Transformation of Work" (Paul Belanger); "The Changes in the Content and Educational Approaches" (Aker Aragon Castro); "The Changing Orientation and Policy Environment of Adult and Continuing Technical and Vocational Education" (Suresh Munbodh); "The Transformation of Work in the Different Regional Contexts" (Fernando Bogantes); "The 'Tossed Salad' Approach to Cultural Identity in the Contemporary Workplace" (John C. Hinchcliff); and "ICES [International Centre of Educational Systems] Activity in Consolidation of International, Governmental, and Non-Governmental Actors for Adult and Continuing Education" (S. I. Peshkov). Appendixes include daily schedule; working document; list of main participants; and Convention on Technical and Vocational Education adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO at its 25th session, Paris, November 10, 1989. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Berlin (Germany).
Note: Product of UNEVOC, the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education.