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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