ERIC Number: ED460867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Major Project of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Bulletin.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This bulletin contains information about important educational strategies that have had an impact in South America. In "Current Trends in Educational Reforms," Juan Carlos Tedesco examines the major lessons that educational reforms have produced. "Education and Changes in the Latin America's Social Structure" (German Rama) starts out by recognizing that education in South America has been acknowledged as a process of political sociability of paramount importance in the shaping of the Republic and of its citizens since the Revolutionary Wars. Luis Ratinoff points out in "Educational Rhetoric in Latin America: The Experience of this Century," that proper individual performance rests on a common foundation of knowledge and shared cultural traditions. Bernadette Nwafor reports on class examination an assessment of academic achievement. Rita Dyer examines instructional developments in home economics. Equal educational opportunities for women are reviewed by Maria Luisa Jauregui. In "Educating towards Tolerance, Misconceptions, Requirements and Prospects," Pablo Latapi expresses the belief that tolerance is at the very core of education for peace and human rights. The bulletin concludes with lists identifying activities and publications. (JAG)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Methods, Educational Quality, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Home Economics, School Districts, Secondary Education
UNESCO/OREALC, Enrique Delpiano 2058, Casilla 3187, Santiago, Chile. (annual subscription, $15). Fax: 562-209-1875.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.