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 THIRD DAY OF DELIBERATION
Tuesday, October 5, 1999

How do we transform education?

  • What is the role of the school building; disconnect between what learn at school and how we respond in life
  • About environment, family, elders, community not one solution that will work for world
  • Curriculum irrelevant if it doesn't meet needs of child and community
  • Separate principle from application which can be useful for guiding and application of curriculum application
  • Teacher training who is training the trainer
  • Education has been how to, rather than what for
  • How to make teacher training programs more universal in application to different states and countries
  • Value placed on teacher
  • What is education for the child
  • Asian culture education most important thing
  • Want to achieve the change of society to support the education reform agenda
  • More democracies less civil rights , rich richer and poor poorer
  • Education for what?

What is the outcome/goals?

  • Change is needed in education
  • Examples of best practice, daring to be different
  • What are the issues and what is working
  • Various voices common framework Presentation style in a different way, show change in presentation
  • Example of kind of learning we are thinking about.

What can we do?

  • Distance Learning
  • Access to Learning
  • Interactive learning
  • Un organization www.un.org/cyberschoolbus
  • Teacher Training
  • International issues / assist teachers with information to pass on to students
  • UN School Kit- Print materials
  • Education Entrepreneurship
  • Educational Materials
  • Participate in real programs
  • Work with internet
  • Teachers to Practice
  • Commitment to engage in dialogue
  • Emerging Leader - initiative
  • Issues/needs - starting point
  • Principles
  • Content
  • Local application
  • Distance Learning
  • How education can prevent war
  • Motivation students-learning currently competing best jobs
  • Social service- connection part of group wanting to serve
  • Ongoing connectivity
  • Local community more networking electronic communications
  • Goals and visual excitement
  • Influence business community, share concepts partnership civil society
  • Goals quality , access indicators
  • Knowledge to be useful for life
  • Teacher training how can use resources
  • Culture of tolerance and peace
  • Curriculum on line
  • Collaborative for learning sharing
  • Guidelines put on Web site
  • Course design that can become requirement for social / emotional learning, experiences that transform them
  • Focus needs to be on learning not knowing
  • Learning to co-create
  • Learning to be change to becoming (not content that we have arrived
  • Coping with uncertainty
  • Creating supportive environments
  • Content secondary to process

 




 

 

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