ERIC Number: ED419153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Preparing Adolescents for the Twenty-First Century. Challenges Facing Europe and the United States. Johann Jacobs Foundation Conference Series, Volume 4.
Takanishi, Ruby, Ed.; Hamburg, David A., Ed.
This book contains 11 papers based on presentations at a 1994 conference held in Marbach, Germany, and a 1995 conference in Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on frontiers in the education of young adolescents in European countries and the United States. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Klaus J. Jacobs); "Meeting the Essential Requirements for Healthy Adolescent Development in a Transforming World" (David A. Hamburg); "Adapting Educational Systems to Young Adolescents and New Conditions" (Anthony W. Jackson); "The Impact of School Reform for the Middle Grades: A Longitudinal Study of a Network Engaged in 'Turning Points'-based Comprehensive School Transformation" (Robert Felner, et al.); "Schooling for the Middle Years: Developments in Europe" (Donald Hirsch); "The Role of the School in Comprehensive Health Promotion" (Klaus Hurrelmann, Andreas Klocke); "Education for Healthy Futures: Health Promotion and Life Skills Training" (Beatrix A. Hamburg); "HUMBIO: Stanford University's Human Biology Curriculum for the Middle Grades" (H. Craig Heller, Mary L. Kiely); "Education for Living in Pluriethnic Societies" (Eugeen Roosens); "The Economics of Education and Training in the Face of Changing Production and Employment Structures" (written by Henri Nadel and translated by Miriam Rosen); "School-to-Work Processes in the United States" (Ray Marshall); and "Finding Common Ground: Implications for Policies in Europe and the United States" (Ruby Takanishi). Name and subject indexes are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Biology, Change Strategies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Daily Living Skills, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, International Educational Exchange, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, School Role, Skill Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis
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