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Garfinkle, Adam – Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2011
The author wrote a piece called "What Our Children Should Learn about 9/11." In that piece, the author made just four simple points. These include: (1) children should know the facts; (2) once they had a grounding in the facts, the children should not abjure moral judgment; (3) children should learn to make both analytical and moral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Foreign Policy, Arabs
Coley, Richard J. – Educational Testing Service, 2008
This issue of ETS Policy Notes briefly summarizes the results of the Adult Education Program Survey (AEPS) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and conducted by ETS. The results provide a comprehensive picture of federally supported adult education activities in the United States. This picture includes a description of adult education…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Adult Literacy
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Cantor, Jeffrey A., Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2006
An old adage--the truly educated never graduate--has come to exemplify the rationale for the growth and expansion of professional continuing education (PCE) programs in the United States. This monograph is about the trends and best practices in professional continuing education. It explores how this area of higher and adult education, once the…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Higher Education, Exhibits
Ingvarson, Lawrence – ACER Press (Australian Council for Educational Research), 2002
Educational policy makers in many countries recognize the need to focus their policies more directly on factors affecting the quality of teachers. Common to these policies are attempts to reform teachers' pay systems and career paths to place greater value on teachers' work and give stronger incentives for professional development. Investing in…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), National Standards, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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National Institute for Literacy, 1999
This premier issue of "The Equipped for the Future (EFF) Voice" has been put together to give everyone a snapshot of EFF-related activities across the country. It includes reports on the 12 states that have been participating in the EFF field development process since 1998, and on the many other programs and states that have begun…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Family Literacy, Adult Education, Adult Basic Education