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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
Aas, Gro Hanne; Askling, Berit; Dittrich, Karl; Froestad, Wenche; Haug, Peder; Lycke, Kirsten Hofgaard; Moitus, Sirpa; Pyykko, Riitta; Sorskar, Anne Karine – ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), 2009
This report is a product of an European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) Workshop "Assessing educational quality: Knowledge production and the role of experts" hosted by the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) in Oslo in February, 2008. The workshop gathered representatives from higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Workshops
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
Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred);…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
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
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2000
This publication contains materials from a forum on the changing nature of work (CNW) that brought together researchers and research users to hear how to use findings to improve vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. An overview of the program and biographical information on presenters and panel members follow. The next section…
Descriptors: Administration, Adult Education, Developed Nations, Dislocated Workers
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Schee, Joop van der, Ed.; Schoenmaker, Gerard, Ed.; Trimp, Henk, Ed.; Westrhenen, Hans van, Ed. – 1996
This book examines trends in current educational literature and how they impact geography instruction. The volume contains 22 articles divided into 5 sections addressing geography innovation and educational research in geography. The introduction by Hans van Westrhenen and Gerard Schoenmaker delineates the foundation for the book and the theme…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography
International Bureau of Education, Paris (France). – 1993
The forty-third session of the International Conference on Education was convened by the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in conformity with Resolution 1.2 adopted by the General Assembly at its 26th session. The Conference examined the following points: "The Contribution of…
Descriptors: Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange
Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England). – 1991
This report summarizes the proceedings of a conference at which delegations from 40 Commonwealth countries and 7 dependent territories gathered. The principal theme of the conference was "Improving the Quality of Basic Education." The first part of the report presents the findings of ministerial committees on four theme topics: (1) better schools…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Keitel, Christine, Ed.; And Others – 1989
This document contains reports and papers from a conference focusing on the political dimension of mathematics education. The program was organized around four large themes: (1) "Mathematics Education and Culture" based on 13 papers; (2) "Society and Institutionalized Mathematics Education" based on 41 papers; (3) "Educational Institutions and the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics
Adey, Philip, Ed.; And Others – 1989
This book contains the proceedings of a seminar that investigated the impact of cognitive and social development on the teaching of science in secondary schools, and the possible ways in which the science curriculum could be a context in which adolescents' development could be positively influenced. Six plenary papers were presented: (1) "Research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Barrass, R., Ed.; And Others – 1986
The Sunderland Conference on the Nature and Teaching of Environmental Science/Studies in Higher Education provided an opportunity to review progress in the field and assess its state in the mid 1980s. This volume contains an edited selection of the 49 papers presented at the conference. Section A, "Nature and Philosophy," contains discussions of…
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Carnoy, Martin; Loop, Liza – 1986
This report on a symposium sponsored jointly by Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) and the Stanford University School of Education to foster understanding of the role of educational technology in educational systems and to identify needs for further research begins by summarizing international trends in the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Development
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
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