ERIC Number: ED408446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Lifelong Learning for All. Meeting of the Education Committee at Ministerial Level (4th, Paris, France, January 16-17, 1996).
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
This document summarizes the proceedings of a meeting of the Organisation for Economic Development's Education Committee that focused on the theme of making lifelong learning a reality for all. Part 1 explains the participants' decision to focus on making learning a process extending from early childhood through retirement, describes the main policy issues addressed during the meeting, and presents the communique released by the ministers after the meeting. Part 2 examines the following trends and policy issues in OECD economics and societies: making transitions to learning economics and societies; moving toward lifelong learning for all; establishing the foundations for lifelong learning (culture/values/pluralism in school learning, positive learning environments, investment in early childhood education); improving pathways and transitions in lifelong learning and work; managing autonomy and choice and determining the role of government in lifelong learning; using goals and standards in formal and nonformal learning; strengthening educational resources (teachers and other key actors, new technologies, physical settings and information for lifelong learning); and paying for lifelong learning for all. Contains 121 tables/figures and 329 references. Appended are 63 tables of additional evidence and key statistics. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Early Childhood Education, Economic Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Nontraditional Education, Policy Formation, Population Trends, Postsecondary Education, Social Change, Strategic Planning, Tables (Data), Teacher Improvement, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis, Work Environment
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).