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Pickering, Marianne – 1996
This book examines the cultural universal of education from a multicultural perspective and a time dimension. The text is written for juveniles, and includes many color photographs. Chapters include: (1) "What is Education?"; (2) "The Americas"; (3) "Africa"; (4) "Europe and the Middle East"; (5) "Asia"; and (6) "Australia and the South Pacific."…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies
Civil, Marta – 1998
This paper presents personal reflections on some aspects of the research project BRIDGE. The goal of this project is the development of mathematics teaching innovations in which students and teachers engage in mathematically rich situations through the creation of learning modules that capitalize on students' and their families' knowledge and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction, Models, Nonformal Education
Smith, Gregory A., Ed.; Williams, Dilafruz R., Ed. – 1999
This book explores different facets of emerging forms of educational practice that implicitly recognize the close relationship that exists between human cultures and the environment. The first six chapters describe educational efforts in K-12 schools throughout the North American continent. The second six chapters consider the work of people in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Ecology, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
Proceedings of a conference on improving and universalizing education in 11 Asian countries are reported. Participating countries included Afghanistan, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. It was found that the concept of universal education varies from country to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Objectives
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
The book presents background information and papers which were prepared for a conference on educational development in Asia and Oceania. The document is presented in three major sections. Section I offers an overview of regional development strategies with emphasis on the relationship of education to economic development. Major regional objectives…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Romero, James R. – 1990
Bafa Bafa is a cross-culture simulation exercise developed by R. Garry Shirts. It is designed for administrators, faculty, and students who are in situations that require an experiential understanding of another culture. After participants are given a brief orientation to the exercise, they are divided into two groups or "cultures." They are then…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education
Linder, Kjell – 1990
Part I of this report describes projects in progress in nine countries: Bangladesh (Mass Education through Small Local Organizations), China (Multi-purpose Adult Education Schools and Resource Centres), Ethiopia (Literacy and Post-Literacy Programme), Jamaica (Jamaican Movement for the Advancement of Literacy), Nepal (Training for Vocational…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Citizenship Education, Developing Nations
Smith, Judith L. – 1986
Across the nation, colleges are discovering a new group of students: retired learners. Special programs are emerging to meet the unique needs and interests of this mature population. This booklet describes these programs under the generic title, College Centers for Older Learners (CCOLs). CCOLs offer a stimulating college environment for older…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, College Programs, Continuing Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1982
This workshop was designed to discuss the role of out-of-school science activities both in formal and non-formal education programs. Fifteen participants from Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand attended the workshop. Highlights…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1979
This report examines the problem of curriculum revision in the formal education structure of developing countries to eliminate sex bias against women. It identifies three needs: to (1) increase the number of girls in school, (2) alter school schedules to allow women with household and agricultural responsibilities to attend classes, and (3) revise…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development
Connect: UNESCO-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter, 1983
Provided are reports on environmental education prepared by participants for the international meeting of experts convened by Unesco in the framework of the 1982 International Environmental Education Programme. The reports are considered to be part of the world-wide survey on environmental education (EE) needs and priorities of member states…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Cowan, Margaret E., Ed.; Stapp, William B., Ed. – 1982
Provided in this document are case studies of representative and exemplary innovative environmental education programs from various regions of the world (North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania). The case studies provide information on the environment and environmental problems and concerns…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Programs, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment)
Connect, 1983
The problem-solving approach in environmental education (EE), reports on EE programs and activities in selected foreign countries, and a report on the Asian Subregional Workshop on Teacher Training in EE are provided in this newsletter. The nature of the problem-solving approach and brief discussions of such methodologies as group discussion,…
Descriptors: Conferences, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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