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Morell, Zoila, Ed. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2017
In June of 2015, as New York City expanded Universal Pre-K (UPK) to reach nearly all available four-year-olds, the "New York State Association for Bilingual Education" (NYSABE) and the "NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network" (NYS/NYC RBE-RN) of Fordham University collaborated to hold a Roundtable event bringing…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Bilingual Students, Multilingualism
Reagan, Timothy, Ed.; Sagintayeva, Aida, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
This publication presents a diverse collection written by a well-respected group of speakers and authors which includes government leaders, policy makers, education experts and administrators from all over the higher education world. The papers collected hereunder represent the conference proceedings of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders' Forum…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Governance
Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England). – 2001
This paper details the work of Demos and the Learning and Skills Development Agency to examine how new institutional structures for supporting lifelong learning can develop in ways that best support community-based learning activities in the United Kingdom. Three seminar background papers and notes are provided, each followed by seminar notes.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community, Community Control, Community Development
This document presents a record of the content covered at a 2-day research forum on linking research, policy, and practice in vocational education and training (VET) and on school-to-work transitions in Australia. The first half of the document contains the following materials from and about day 1 of the forum: an executive summary; a list of key…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Business Education, Career Education, Coordination
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1989
This report contains proceedings of a United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) international symposium and round table. The main objective of the meeting was to debate long-term goals of education and its role in preparing young people to face the demands of the 21st century. Papers presented include: (1) "Young…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement
Dennis, Lawrence J., Ed. – 1989
Proceedings of two conferences of a society of specialists in the philosophy of education are contained in this document. Seven papers are included from the 1987 conference program. They are: (1) "Conversation and Character: Teachable Moments in Plato's 'Republic'" (D. B. Owen); (2) "In Praise of the Philosophy of Liberal Education" (A. M.…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Childrens Rights, Educational Policy, Ethics
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation. – 1983
The Center for the Study of Evaluation of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California at Los Angeles hosted a two-day conference on "Paths to Excellence: Testing and Technology" on July 14-15, 1983. Attended by over 100 educational researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, day one of the conference focused on issues in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Programs
Rivera, William M., Ed.; Walker, Sharon M., Ed. – 1984
These 41 papers reflect the conference's focus on nonformal adult education. A major goal of the conference was to facilitate dialogue between researchers and practitioners who are concerned with lifelong learning issues. Four papers focus on aging, specifically intergenerational experiences, preretirement leisure counseling, aging of the work…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Landers, Keneston, Comp. – 1986
These proceedings contain 58 papers. Selected brief titles are: "Teaching Reading in Advanced English to Adult Chinese Students" (Bao); "Analyzing the Training of Trainers and Adult Educators" (Boshier); "Knowledge Utilization in Social Work Practice" (Baskett); "Adult Education in the U.K." (Bright); "Developing Media Literacy in Adults"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Educational Policy
Heyneman, Stephen P., Ed.; White, Daphne Siev, Ed. – 1986
Recent research findings on the economic implications of investments in the quality of education are examined in this report. "The Quality of Education and Economic Growth: A Review of Literature" (Lewis C. Solmon) reviews evidence on ways to develop educational policy that would stimulate economic growth in developing countries. "School Quality…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Progress, Educational Economics
Dreyden, Julia I., Ed.; And Others – 1988
An introductory chapter, "Contemporary Issues in Gifted Education" by Julia Dreyden and Shelagh Gallagher, summarizes National Science Foundation policy concerning development of new science and mathematics curricula and the work of the Talent Identification Program. Major conference papers and responses are then presented: "Developing Academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development, Databases, Educational Policy
Miguel, Richard J., Ed. – 1985
These proceedings summarize the information exchanged at a teleconference involving more than 3,000 participants focusing on the following aspects of the relationship between schooling and employment: (1) what employers are looking for in employees, (2) employers' priorities in making hiring decisions, and (3) education and training on the job.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Cooperative Programs
van der Dussen, Michael, Ed.; Hooghoff, Hans, Ed. – 1989
A discussion of the 1988 conference of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) along with a report on the meaning of the IPSA for the Dutch National Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) are presented in this document. Part 1 includes: general information on the aims, structure, and activities of the IPSA; a description of the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA. – 1991
Five papers presented at a symposium during the 1991 annual conference of the National Council on Measurement in Education explore the design, development, and implementation of the Texas Master Teacher Examination (TMTE) Program. Educational policymakers have begun to maintain that the professionalization of teaching can be substantially…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Baker, Eva L.; Herman, Joan L. – 1983
The Center for the Study of Evaluation, of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California at Los Angeles (CSE) hosted a two day conference on "Paths to Excellence: Testing and Technology" on July 14-15, 1983. Attended by over 100 educational researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, the first day of the conference…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Administrator Attitudes, Data Analysis, Educational Policy
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