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Monastersky, Richard – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
This week newspapers in Beijing, radios in Brisbane, and television sets in Berlin will all carry stories springing from Room 112, a windowless cell buried within Boston's Hynes Convention Center. More than 600 reporters and producers from media outlets around the world will be buzzing around that news-briefing room and nearby meeting halls, lured…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Professional Associations, Sciences, Attendance Patterns
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European Education, 2004
On 19 June 1999, one year after the Sorbonne Declaration, ministers responsible for higher education from 29 European countries signed the Bologna Declaration. They agreed on important joint objectives for development of a coherent and cohesive European Higher Education Area by 2010. In the first follow-up conference, held in Prague on 19 May…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Pilhion, Roger; And Others – Francais dans le Monde, 1984
A six-month French language promotion program in West Berlin revolving around French song and including interclass competitions, a teaching seminar, recitals, conferences, film showings, and an exposition is described, and participant and observer reactions are presented. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cultural Education, Foreign Countries, French
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Gonzalvez-Garcia, Francisco – Language Sciences, 2009
Drawing on naturally-occurring data extracted from the British National Corpus (BNC) and the Corpus de Referencia del Espanol Actual (CREA) in conjunction with data elicited from native speakers by means of questionnaires, this paper provides a bottom-up, usage-based analysis of instances of depictive secondary predicates involving mainly verba…
Descriptors: English, Spanish, Computational Linguistics, Semantics
Literacy Work, 1973
Discussion at the symposium, held August 15-25, 1973 in West Berlin, was focused mainly on African experiences related to adult functional literacy. (MS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Conferences, Educational Programs
Patterson, David – 1996
This book focuses on the Wannsee Conference (Berlin, Germany, 1943) where Germany's "learned men" gathered to work out a "final solution" for the Jewish "problem." It addresses the issue of what had gone wrong with the education system when the men attending this conference (who had received its highest degrees) could…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Principles, Educational Responsibility, European History
German Foundation for International Development, Bonn (West Germany). – 1982
Two international meetings on distance education are summarized in this report. The first, a preparatory seminar on "Staff Development for Distance Education," was held in Berlin to give African participants an opportunity to meet prior to attending the 12th World Conference of the International Council for Correspondence Education…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Berendt, Brigitte – 1981
A report of a 1981 conference on improving teaching and learning in higher education sponsored by the German Foundation for International Development is presented. Topics include the following: problems of higher education specific to Africa and the Federal Republic of Germany, common problems, approaches to dealing with problems, units for higher…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Instruction, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Naz Foundation, London (England). – 1993
The Naz Foundation sponsors a project on HIV and AIDS education, prevention, and support among South Asian, Turkish, Irani, and Arab communities in Europe. As immigrants, ethnic minorities, and refugees, these people are not isolated from the societies in which they live, and are just as vulnerable as any other community to AIDS. A conference on…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Arabs, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Convergence, 1973
An international symposium dealing with functional literacy in the context of adult education held in West Berlin in August, 1973, concerned the government's role in establishing and financially supporting programs, the coordination of programs, institutional roles, and the identification of adult learning needs. Twenty-nine conclusions were…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conferences, Educational Needs, Literacy Education
International Central Inst. for Youth and Educational Television, Munich (West Germany).
Descriptors: Abstracts, Broadcast Television, Closed Circuit Television, Conferences
Hipp, Frederick L. – NJEA Review, 1975
Five hundred delegates from 50 nations met in Berlin, July 30-August 6, at the 24th annual Assembly of the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (WCOTP). The theme of the 1975 Assembly was "Teachers and the Political Process". Discussion brought out some restrictions placed upon teachers by their respective governments.…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Conference Reports, National Organizations, Political Influences
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Giles, Geoffrey J. – 1977
The social councils in East German universities are examined in this conference paper. Within the authoritarian structure of East German society, there is not much need for universities to worry about social accountability. They are prevented from straying too far into pure scholarship by ministers who remind them of their duties to the state and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrative Organization, College Role, Communism
de Vries, Heinz J., Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
This document reports on a conference centered around three topics: vocational guidance in the Member States of the European Community (EC), the "Europeanization" of vocational guidance, and approaches to cross-frontier vocational guidance. Among the recommendations of the conference participants are the following: the tasks of…
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning
German Foundation for International Development, Bonn (West Germany). – 1983
This conference, which was attended by librarians and documentalists from 12 European countries (East and West) and, for the first time, some Third World countries, emphasized the role of electronic data processing (EDP) in information and documentation, particularly in terms of one possible means by which to overcome the barriers in international…
Descriptors: Data Processing, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Documentation
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