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The Management of Curriculum Change and Adaptation in the Gulf Region. Final Report of the Seminar (Muscat, Oman, February 17-21, 2001).
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
Ensuring Health and Income Security for an Aging Workforce. [Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance (12th, Washington, D.C., January 26-27, 2000)].
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
Teaching Boys, Developing Fine Men Conference (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, August 21-22, 2000).
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
The School Choice Debate: Framing the Issues. [Review of the International Conference on School Choice and Educational Change (East Lansing, Michigan, March 15-17, 2000)].
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
Defining Environmental Technology. A Report from the "Defining Environmental Technology" Workshop (St. Louis, MO, March 13-15, 1996).
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
Continuum of Services: School to Work. Report from the Study Group. Institute on Rehabilitation Issues (11th, San Antonio, Texas, June 1984).
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
Who Cares? The Heatlh Care Gap and How To Bridge It. Proceedings of the Conference (Washington, D.C., April 30, 1986).
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
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
Report of the Surgeon General's Workshop on Children with Handicaps and Their Families. Case Example: The Ventilator-Dependent Child.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA. – 1982
The booklet presents papers from a December 1982 workshop on specific problems in caring for ventilator-dependent children (children with respiratory distress due to prematurity, low birth weight or developmental immaturity). Following excerpts from the keynote address by C. Everett Koop, the U.S. Surgeon General, model programs from Pennsylvania,…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Needs, Financial Policy
New Mexico State Board of Educational Finance, Santa Fe. – 1983
The document presents recommendations voted by the Quality Education Conference III participants as the most pressing items of unfinished business in New Mexico education. Recommendations for public schools are listed under the following subheadings: curricular concerns, communication, staff improvement, and fiscal support. Recommendations for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems
A Working Partnership for 1993: Linking Community Colleges and Business. Conference Summary.(Sacramento, California, May 13, 1983).
Summaries are provided of the presentations, discussions, and major conclusions of a conference convened in May 1983 to develop mechanisms for improving the linkages between industry and community colleges in California. Introductory material offers an overview of the conference's goals, employment training in California, and the role of the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Financial Support
Project NEED IT. New Enterprise and Economic Development Initiatives Today (Hartford, Connecticut, August 11-12, 1983).
Entrepreneurship Inst., Columbus, OH. – 1983
A conference dealing with new enterprise and economic development initiatives today, Project NEED IT was designed to familiarize decision makers at all levels of the public, private, and educational sectors with the best new enterprise development projects being carried out in the United States today. During the conference, a series of papers and…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Budgeting, Business Administration, Business Responsibility
Business-Industry-Education: Toward a Working Partnership. Conference Proceedings (Chelmsford, Massachusetts, June 10, 1982).
Northeast Regional Exchange, Inc., Chelmsford, MA. – 1982
These proceedings consist of papers delivered at a conference on the development of a working partnership involving business, industry, and education. Included in the proceedings are the texts of the following papers: "Business Doing Business with Schools: Does It Make Cents and Sense," by Edward J. Meade, Jr.; "Twenty Years of…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Benefits
Accreditation: A Public Trust. Proceedings of an Allied Health Education Forum (Chicago, Illinois, April 20-22, 1983).
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. – 1983
Proceedings of the Allied Health Education Forum, which aimed to afford an opportunity for mutual exchange between those who accredit and those who are accredited, are presented. The plan for the forum was to be action-oriented and to allow for interchange on topics identified as important to those involved in or interested in allied health…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Allied Health Occupations Education, Conferences
Using Data and Information Systems to Support School Improvement and Accountability. Conference Proceedings (Portland, Oregon, October 31-November 1, 1985).
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Assessment and Evaluation Program. – 1985
This report comprises edited versions of the presentations from the 17 participants in a conference under the sponsoreship of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. The conference was designed to enable policy-makers, educators, and business people to share perspectives on the most effective methods for identifying and collecting data that…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Collection, Databases, Decision Making