1 Universal Values, 2 Global Understanding, 3 Excellence, 4 Service to Humanity
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EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS' ROUNDTABLE
1st International Roundtable
October 1-6, 1999

RESULTS OF FIRST DAY OF DELIBERATION
Sunday, October 3, 1999

Strengths of Our Current Education Systems

Schooling process

Curriculum

Teachers

Commitment to education

Later choice of career track

Many dedicated teachers

Compulsory education

Emphasis on college education

Inspirational teachers

Mandatory education

Some success in career preparation

Dedicated teachers

Opportunity to go to school

Learning Foreign languages

Many committed teachers

Number of students in school

More multi- cultural

Gov. and NGOs offering training for teachers

Universal access

Enabling young people to develop good memory skills

 

High literacy rate

Extra curriculum activities

 

Education mandatory

Movement to change

 

Imparting basic skills

Move to education of mind as well as heart

 

More diversity of options

New methodologies accepted

 

Propagation of knowledge

 

 

Experiential learning

 

 

No gender bias

 

 

Gender fair education balance

 

 

 

Strengths (continued)

Discipline

Methodology

Resources

Discipline through Christian principles (Jamaica?)

More innovation

Through crisis in education gaining resources

Separation church and state

Interconnectedness and support

Teaching resources

Good personal disciplines

Networked computers

Class size getting smaller

 

Access to equipment

 

 

Technological equipment

 

 

Application information technology

 

 

Community service

 

 

Mandatory service

 

 




 

 

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