ERIC Number: ED420585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Issues in Education in Asia and the Pacific: An International Perspective. OECD Documents. Conference Proceedings (Hiroshima, Japan, October 7-9, 1992).
Hughes, Phillip; Renwick, William
This document reports on the first international conference in Japan in October 1992 to open up a dialogue among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries and the Dynamic Asian Economies (DAEs) of Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore. Experts from each of the DAEs attended the conference as did representatives of a number of OECD countries. Significant educational issues facing all participating countries were discussed. The book is divided into five chapters with subsections prepared by various participants. Chapter titles include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Education as an Instrument of Economic and Social Development"; (3) "Education as Innovation and Development: Schools and Systems"; (4) "Reports of the Working Groups"; and (5) "Overview of Issues and Themes." An annotated agenda, annotated bibliography, and list of participants complete the book. (EH)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Strategic Planning, World Affairs, World Problems
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).