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1st Edition

International Organizations in Education

ISBN 9780367744823
Published December 1, 2021 by Routledge
182 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1988, International Organizations in Education is a collection of essays written to explore the various roles of international organizations in the field of adult education.

The book highlights two distinct categories that emerged: organizations with a world-wide commitment, such as Unesco, ad those with a more regional basis, such as the African Association for Literacy and Adult Education. Each contributor examines the history and contemporary characteristics of the organization before going on to consider possible future directions. The achievements and role of such organizations are considered, and each author offers a depth of personal experience.

International Organizations in Education offers a varied and wide-ranging view of the history of international organizations in the field of education and the role of those organizations at the time of original publication.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part One: Setting the Scene; 1: The Professional's View of International Organizations in Education, Tony Delves; 2: Education, International Relations, and Co-operation, Ettore Gelpi; Part Two: International Organizations; 3: Inter-governmental Organizations in Education, John Lowe; 4: The International Council for Adult Education, Budd Hall, 5: Agencies for Adult Education in the Commonwealth, Alan Rogers; Part Three: Regional Organizations; 6: The African Adult Education Association, Edward Ulzen; 7: The European Bureau of Adult Education, Derek Legge; 8: The Asian-South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education, Lim Hoy Pick; 9: The Caribbean Regional Council for Adult Education: its Scope, Directions, and Achievements, Esmond Ramesar; 10: The Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization and Adult Education, Mohi Eldine Saber; Index

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