ERIC Number: ED428032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Highlights from the Second World Congress of Education International (2nd, Washington, DC, July 1998).
Education International, Brussels (Belgium).
The papers in this volume reflect the general theme of the conference, which includes issues that will shape the future of Education International and of education for decades to come. The first half of the publication includes speeches by the following individuals: (1) Mary Hatwood Futrell, President, Education International; (2) Sandra Feldman, President, American Federation of Teachers; (3) Bob Chase, President, National Education Association; (4) Bill Jordan, General Secretary, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions; (5) Katherine Hagen, Deputy Director-General, International Labor Office; (6) Federico Mayor, Director-General, UNESCO; (7) Fred van Leeuwen, General Secretary, Education International; (8) Hans Engelberts, General Secretary, Public Services International; (9) Gaston de la Haye, General Secretary, World Confederation of Teachers; (10) Maris O'Rourke, Director, Education Department, The World Bank; (11) John J. Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO; (12) Kofi A. Annan, Secretary General, United Nations; (13) Eadie Shanker, Widow of Al Shanker, Education International Founding President; (14) Shantha Sinha, Mamidipudi Vekatarangaiya Foundation (India), Albert Shanker International Education Award Recipient; and (15) Bill Clinton, President of the United States of America. The second half of the publication presents the text of the 36 resolutions passed by the Congress. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Labor, Children, Comprehensive School Health Education, Cultural Awareness, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Equal Education, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Illiteracy, Indigenous Populations, Information Technology, Nuclear Warfare, Peace, Preschool Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Education, Refugees, Teacher Salaries, Teaching Conditions, Teaching (Occupation), Vocational Education, War
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Education International, Brussels (Belgium).