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ERIC Number: ED540927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1917
Pages: 65
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
The Conference on Training for Foreign Service Called by the Commissioner of Education of the United States and Held in the City of Washington, December 31, 1915. Bulletin, 1917, No. 37
Swiggett, Glen Levin
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
Training for foreign service adequate to achieve the end in view, must be based upon satisfactory consensus in commercial education. This type of instruction should be established in all cities of present or potential foreign trade opportunities. This first conference to be held in the United States for the specific purpose of discussing the problem from the standpoint of government, business, and education, in order to ascertain a "modus operandi" in the establishment of an adequate course of instruction through the cooperation of these three essential agencies, was called by the Commissioner of Education of the United States. The following contents from the conference are included in this bulletin: (1) Letter of transmittal; (2) Introduction. (3) Appointment of Steering Committee; (4) Introductory remarks by the chairman; (5) Remarks by Mr. John Barrett; (6) Address by Mr. Wilbur J. Carr, Director of Consular Services; (7) Discussion of Mr. Carr's paper; (8) Address by Mr. James W. Farrell, president of the National Foreign Trade Council; (9) Discussion of Mr. Farrell's paper. (10) Preparation for foreign service in schools and colleges--Discussion of the papers of the morning session; and (11) The committee of fifteen on educational preparation for foreign service. The report of the committee on commercial education for foreign trade of the National Foreign Trade Council is appended. (Contains 2 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)