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ERIC Number: ED409447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 88
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Adult Education (Jomtien, Thailand, September 16-18, 1996). Final Report.
Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
The Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Adult Education was held for the following purposes: review progress and trends in adult education policies and programs since 1995; identify issues, problems, and constraints facing adult and nonformal education; and identify emerging priorities and future trends for effective promotion of adult and nonformal education in the Asia-Pacific Region. The consultation featured a video presentation, panel presentations, sharing of country experiences, and roundtable discussions of the following topics: adult education as a tool for poverty alleviation and improvement of quality of life; adult education for empowerment of girls and women; adult education, culture, and technology; and adult education for sustainable development. An agenda for the future was developed that included a framework for adult education and policy and program implementation recommendations. (Appended are a list of participants and the following presentations: "Inaugural Address and Keynote Speech," by Sukavich Rangistpol; "Welcome Address," by Kasama Varavarn; "Welcome Speech," by Victor Ordonez; "Speech," by Jamnian Saksakulthai; and "Briefing about the 1997 International Conference on Adult Education, Hamburg, Germany," by Paul Belanger.) (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.