ERIC Number: ED409447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Change Strategies, Culture, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Poverty, Program Development, Quality of Life, Regional Planning, Social Development, Strategic Planning, Trend Analysis, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: 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.