|The Elaboration of School Textbooks - Methodological Guide (UNESCO, 1989, 66 p.)|
Roger Seguin, who has a Phd in educational psychology from the University of Paris, has devoted a great part of his professional life to the development of education in many countries. He spent ten years in Brazil where, from 1953 to 1960, he undertook research on behalf of the Ministry of Education, on the achievements of primary school and the factors involved in ensuring success at school. Later, in 1977 and 1978 he coordinated a masters course in education at the Federal University of Santa Catarine.
His career as a Unesco expert began in 1965. He has taken part in various technical cooperation projects in Latin America and Africa in the domains of school guidance, educational research, teacher training and curriculum development. As a Unesco consultant he has, since 1983, carried out missions in Africa, and Latin America in the domains of teacher training, curriculum, school textbooks, organisation of training seminars and the preparation of technical cooperation projects for the reform of curricula.