ERIC Number: ED440026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum. Beijing 97.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).
This report from the Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum (sponsored by UNESCO) describes the main features and events of the meeting in Beijing from September 15-27, 1997, shedding light on the concept of world heritage and world heritage education, and presenting the students' and teachers' proposals for future action. The report seeks to encourage world heritage education in Asia and the Pacific, all according to the suggestions given by the 86 students and teachers from 20 countries who came to the Beijing Forum. Following the introductory material, the report is divided into the following sections: (1) "The Concept of World Heritage"; (2) "Intercultural Learning" (three student activities); (3) "Experiences of World Heritage Sites" (four student activities); (4) "From Beijing to the Future"; (5) "How To..." (find out more about world heritage); (6) "National Commissions for UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific"; (7) "List of Participants"; and (8) "How To...(Join the Asia-Pacific Network)." (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Exchange, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Heritage Education, Intercultural Communication, International Programs, Learning Activities, Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Education for All Forum Secretariat, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).