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Rassekh, Shapour, Ed.; Thomas, Jeannine, Ed. – 2001
The aim of this seminar was to draw attention to the necessity of a fundamental reform in school curricula to make them more adapted to the diversified challenges of the 21st century and to determine what concrete actions should be taken to achieve this goal. Another objective was the intellectual preparation of countries concerned for…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Economic Factors
Budetti, Peter P., Ed.; Burkhauser, Richard V., Ed.; Gregory, Janice M., Ed.; Hunt, H. Allan, Ed. – 2001
This book contains 15 articles on older workers and the challenges of health insurance, Social Security, retirement, job loss, and working until older ages. Following an introduction by the editors, the articles are organized in five sections that also include commentaries on the articles. The following are included in Section 1, "Charting…
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Disabilities, Early Retirement, Employed Women
Newcastle Univ., Callaghan (Australia). Family Action Centre. – 2000
This report contains the proceedings of a conference convened to build on the work of those pioneering better teaching and learning techniques for boys. Teachers at the conference were asked to present their schools' experiences in a case study format to maximize the learning and discussion among participants. The report begins with a schedule of…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Case Studies, Child Behavior, Childhood Needs
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Education Policy Center. – 2000
Determining the value of school-choice programs depends on an assessment of consequences on the differing elements of the school system. The International Conference on School Choice and Educational Change at Michigan State University explored the themes of governance, equity and access, innovation, student outcomes, and accountability from the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
Advanced Tech. Environmental Education Center, Bettendorf, IA. – 1996
This workshop identified and defined environmental technology occupations, particularly at the technician level. The resulting report aims to enhance counselor, teacher, and student awareness of environmental careers at the technician level, and ultimately to address the environmental workforce needs of business, industry, and government by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians
Shearer, Ann – 1985
This report provides an account of the discussions and issues from a symposium held by the International League of Societies for Persons with Mental Handicap in November, 1984. It describes: (1) the role of voluntary organizations in the future; (2) the need for strong advocacy of the organization's goals; (3) the issue of whether voluntary…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Agency Role, Foreign Countries, Leadership
Miles, Mike – 1985
This report synthesizes the discussions which took place at an international conference on profound mental handicap held in Madrid, Spain (November, 1984). An overview of the issues involved in helping people with profound handicaps cites several positive trends, such as education for all, family support services, home visitations by direct care…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Coping, Family Involvement, Foreign Countries
DeLuca, Diana Macintyre, Ed. – 1986
Essays focusing on creativity in the humanities and sciences are contained in this proceedings of the Creativity and Science Conference. The presentors, who represented many academic disciplines, agreed that creativity is as essential to the scientist as to the humanist and that one can prepare for it but not instruct or be instructed in achieving…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Creativity, Essays, Fine Arts
Klier, Betje, Ed.; And Others – 1984
To address the challenges to education posed by the new information technologies, participants from 41 states--publishers, administrators, teachers, subject specialists, and leaders from the field of educational computing--gathered to share ideas and visions. This report of the conference proceedings includes introductory comments by John Roach of…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
Corthell, David W.; VanBoskirk, Charles – 1984
This volume is intended to assist providers of services to handicapped youth in helping youth with disabilities to make the transition from school to work, postsecondary education, or other post-school activities. Chapter I is an overview of this discussion and the topic. Chapter II discusses the historical and legislative background of policies…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Change, Change Strategies
Asheim, Lester, Ed.; And Others – 1983
The items in this book were drawn from a symposium intended to (1) recommend priorities in national educational policy relating to reading; (2) focus attention on the essential role of an active two-way, family-school partnership in encouraging reading as a lifetime habit; and (3) help various organizations concerned with literacy and reading…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Library Role
John Deere Co., Moline, IL. – 1983
These proceedings contain summaries of the panel discussions and workshops as well as texts of the individual papers and reaction papers presented at a conference that focused on key issues of concern to educators and industry involved in the education and training of agricultural machinery technicians. Addressed during the conference were the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, Washington, DC. Women's Research and Education Inst. – 1986
This publication presents proceedings of a conference on barriers to health care experienced by women and minorities in the United States. Welcoming remarks were offered by Representative Charles B. Rangel. Representatives Patricia Schroeder (Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues), Louis Stokes (Congressional Black Caucus), and Robert Garcia…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Females, Government Role, Health Care Costs
Chion-Kenney, Linda – 1989
This document contains the proceedings of a conference for educators, business leaders, and government officials involved in school reform. The speakers at the conference were involved in city-wide partnerships that establish long-term, measurable goals for school improvement in exchange for business' pledge of employment opportunities for youth.…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Cooperative Programs, Corporate Support
Calabia, Tino; And Others – 1992
This publication reports on a factfinding meeting held to discuss bias-motivated tensions at college campuses in Massachusetts. At that meeting three State Advisory Committees to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights were represented and heard testimony from student leaders, top administrators, concerned faculty members, and staff of the University…
Descriptors: Campuses, Civil Rights, College Administration, College Environment
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