ERIC Number: ED214229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Supporting Innovations in Education: Preparing Administrators, Supervisors and Other Key Personnel. Report of a Technical Working Group Meeting (Seoul, South Korea, September 29-October 11, 1980).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Eleven countries (Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand) participated in a 1980 meeting on methods of training educational administrators and supervisors to be supportive of educational innovation. This report summarizes the proceedings of that meeting and the recommendations made for better training of key personnel regarding educational innovations. The first chapter of the report consists of presentations of the participants concerning innovations implemented or suggested for bringing about changes in teaching and learning in their countries, especially in science and technology education. The second chapter summarizes the current preparation of key educational personnel in each country, with special reference to new planning procedures. Chapter 3 looks at problems and issues related to the preparation of key administrative and supervisory personnel to support innovations in teaching and learning. Finally, recommendations for better preservice and inservice training of administrators are made, including national administrative institutes of education and advanced level workshops. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Administrators, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Management Development, Science Education, Supervisors, Technical Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; India; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; South Korea; Sri Lanka; Thailand