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ERIC Number: ED456025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 260
Abstractor: N/A
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Science and Environment Education Views from Developing Countries. Secondary Education Series.
Ware, Sylvia A., Ed.
This document is the first in the Secondary Education Series and is a product of the cooperation between the Human Development Network Education Team and the Human Development Sector Unit of the Latin American and Caribbean Region. The purpose of this book is to demonstrate the present valuable information found in developing nations and the educational reforms implemented in these countries in recent years. Contents include: (1) "Overview of the Reform Agenda" (Sylvia A. Ware); (2) "On the Road to Improving the Quality of Life: Environmental Education in the Costa Rican Education System" (Eduardo Doryan and Eleonora Badilla); (3) "Adaptation of the U.S. ChemCom Course for Secondary School Students in Krasnoyarskii Krai, Siberia, Russia" (Natalia E. Gapanovitch and Natalia P. Tarasova); (4) "School-Industry Cooperation in the Republic of Slovenia: Does It Exist?" (Margareta Vrtacnik and Sascha A. Glazar); (5) "Advances and Obstacles to the Reform of Science Education in Secondary Schools in Mexico" (Andoni Garritz and Vicente Talanquer); (6) "Chilean Education Reforms during the Current Century" (Manuel M. Martinez and Raul F. Ceron); (7) "The Science Teachers Association of Nigeria: Forty-One Years of Service to Science Teaching" (Samuel Bajah); (8) "School Laboratories in Developing Countries: Are They Worth the Effort and Expense?" (Erik W. Thulstrup); (9) "Science and Technology Education in Developing Countries: Low Cost, Locally Made Instrumentation" (Krishna V. Sane); (10) "Science Education at the RADMASTE Center: The Role of a University in Development" (John D. Bradley); (11) "Meeting the Needs of Science Teachers and Students: The Philippines Experiment" (Warren Beasley); (12) "Secondary Science Education in Thailand" (Roger G. H. Downer and Karma Rana); (13) "Toward a Comprehensive Strategy for Science Curriculum Reform and Teacher Development in Southern Africa" (Leo P. de Feiter and Kenneth Ncube); (14) "Challenges to Reforming Science Education in South Africa: What Do the Third International Mathematics and Science Survey Results Mean?" (Sarah J. Howie); (15) "The Internet in Our Classroom: Teaching Tomorrow's Skills for Tomorrow's World" (Boris Berenfeld); and (16) "Environmental Education: The Millennium Challenge" (Jacob Bregman, Sr. and Morten Fisker). (YDS)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Language: EnglishFrenchSpanish
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Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC. Human Development Network.
Identifiers - Location: Chile; Costa Rica; Mexico; Russia; Slovakia; South Africa; Thailand
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study