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Cuff, Patricia A. – National Academies Press, 2013
Every year, the Global Forum undertakes two workshops whose topics are selected by the more than 55 members of the Forum. It was decided in this first year of the Forum's existence that the workshops should lay the foundation for future work of the Forum and the topic that could best provide this base of understanding was…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Health Education, Cooperation, Curriculum Development
Collins, Sandra; Hiebert, Bryan; Magnusson, Kris; Bernes, Kerry – 2001
The need for trained counselors/counseling psychologists, and for counselor education, training, and accreditation, are topics of continued discussion within professional organizations, accrediting bodies, universities, and other training institutions. Following an exploratory meeting in 1998 to discuss the need for additional graduate counselor…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Counseling, Counselor Certification, Counselor Training
Diem, Richard; Field, Sherry; Hernandez, Arthur – 2003
The call for more effective teaching in history classrooms reflects lessons learned from more than a decade of educational reform efforts that occurred throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. The belief today is that teachers need to have a strong background in content knowledge and concurrent skills to convey an expanding information base to a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Professional Development
Wickwire, Pat Nellor – 2002
The U.S. Commissioner of Education introduced career education (CE) as a formal concept in the 1970s. The first formal CE efforts were concentrated on demonstration projects in grades K-12. In the 1980s and beyond, government and private agencies, business and industry, labor, commerce, education, citizenry, nonprofit associations, and others…
Descriptors: Career Education, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration