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Nicholson, Heather Johnston; And Others – 1987
There is evidence that more boys than girls have experience in activities related to science and mathematics outside of school and that there are a number of kinds of interventions that can sustain girls' interest and participation in science and mathematics. What is missing is a theoretical explanation for the phenomenon that more boys than girls…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
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Cooper, R. Douglas; Smith, Bradley F. – Environmental Education and Information, 1989
As North America increasingly becomes an urban society, questions surface as to the role and direction of environmental education programs. Such programs may hold potential in abating some of the problems inherent with contemporary inner city youth. Several successful on-going programs are reviewed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1983
This report discusses the development and implementation of programs in Asia and the Pacific which focus on "Science for All." The major objective of "Science for All" is to provide everyone in these areas with the scientific competencies, knowledge, and skills appropriate to their immediate needs to help eradicate poverty,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Connect, 1983
Launched by Unesco in cooperation with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in 1975, the International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) will enter its fourth phase during 1984-85. Anticipated IEEP activities are described in this newsletter. They include exchange of information and experimental data, promotion of research and…
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Gustafson, John A., Ed.; And Others – 1983
These conference proceedings on policies and practices for environmental futures are organized in four main sections: plenary sessions; interest-group sessions; resolutions; and recommendations. Among the topic areas addressed during plenary sessions are environmental education (EE) for the 1980s, a television correspondent's perspective of the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Vladislavlev, Alexandre P. – 1987
This document presents a conceptual framework for lifelong education in the USSR that is based on interfacing education on the one hand and the scientific and technological revolution on the other to create a system of lifelong education encompassing basic in-school and other less structured, nonformal programs. The impact of the increasing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Elliott, Janet – 1983
This case study provides information on the formal and informal technical and vocational education systems operating within the United Kingdom. It is intended to assist policymakers, planners, administrators, and experts in technical and vocational education. Part I provides basic information on the country and its economy with special emphasis on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Role, Job Training, Nonformal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Inst. for Educational Planning. – 1984
The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) selected three areas of inquiry as its focal concerns for the years 1984-1989. The first of these centered on the influences on each other of education and technological development, and on the implications of these mutual influences for educational planning on a national scale,…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Wilson, Terry; Martin, Joan – 1991
This report presents a model of collaborative effort that established a network of 15 university-based and 2 non-university based Centers for Environmental Education (CEE) in the Tennessee River watershed region. The report begins by establishing definitions for a Center for Environmental Education and a network system, both of which are…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education