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close this bookAdult Learning and the Changing World of Work - Report of Theme V - Fifth International Conference on Adult Education (UNEVOC, 1998, 136 p.)
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View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentI. INTRODUCTION TO CONFINTEA V
View the documentII. DISCUSSION AND DEBATE ON THE ISSUES OF THEME FIVE
View the documentIII. POSITION PAPER ON THE GALAXY OF ISSUES RELATING TO THEME FIVE
Open this folder and view contentsIV. PARTICIPANTS’ PRESENTATIONS TO THEME FIVE
View the documentAppendix A: Programme
View the documentAppendix B: UNESCO Institute for Education
View the documentAppendix C: About UNEVOC
View the documentAppendix D: The Advisory Committee and Contributors

Appendix A: Programme

SESSION ONE: Changes In The World of Work That Impact On Adult Education And Training




PART ONE


(Room C, University Main Building)

Tuesday 15 July:

Changes in the World of Work that impact on Adult Education and Training Panels of Representatives/Experts from the ETF, ILO, NGOs, OECD, UNDP, ICFTU, UNESCO

Chairperson:

Mr Abrar HASAN, Head, Education and Training Division, (OECD)

Panel of Experts:

Ms Renate Peltzer, Responsible for relations with the UN, (ICFTU)
Prof. B. W. Kerre, Dept. of Technology Education, Moi University, Kenya (UNESCO)
Ms Lurliene Miller, Director, Vocational Training Institute, Jamaica (HEART Trust)
Ms Maria A. Ducci, Chief, Training Policies and Systems Branch, (ILO)


Topics

15.00 to 15.15:

What are the most significant changes in the world of work?

15.15 to 15.30:

How do these changes impact on employment and adult learning?

15.30 to 15.45:

What special impact do these changes have on developing economies?

15.45 to 16.00

What special impact do these changes have on training and continuing education?

16.00 to 16.15:

Questions from the floor to the Panel on the implications for:


the Declaration on Adult Learning and the Agenda for the Future




16.15 to 16.45: Coffee Break




PART TWO


(Room C, University Main Building)

Tuesday 15 July:

Changes in the World of Work that impact on Adult Education and Training

Chairperson:

Mr Karamat Ali, Director, Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research, Karachi, Pakistan.

Panel of Experts:

Mr Hans-Konrad Koch, Head, Analysis & Development Department (ETF)
Dr Félix Cadena Barquin, General Co-ordinator (FLASEP, Mexico)
Dr David H. Fretwell (World Bank, Budapest, Hungary)
Mr John Lawrence, Principal Technical Advisor, (UNDP)


Topics

16.45 to 17.00:

What are governments’ and other authorities’ responsibilities to these changes?

17.00 to 17.15:

The popular economy, solidarity, and the co-operative society.

17.15 to 17.30:

The special impact these changes have on transitional economies.

17.30 to 17 45:

Learning response to changes in the non formal economy.

7.45 to 18.00:

Questions from the floor to the Panel on the implications for: the Declaration on Adult Learning and the Agenda for the Future



SESSION TWO: Implications For Adult Education Programs Of The Changing World of Work




PART ONE


(Room K, University Main Building)

Wed. 16 July:

Implications for Adult Education Programs of the Changing World of Work


Individual presentations with small group interaction

Chairperson:

Dr H. Müller-Solger, Head, Division for European Co-operation in Vocational Education & Training, German Federal Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Technology.

09.30 to 10.15:
Speakers:

Formal education and teacher preparation for the world of work
Dr Ikhyun Shin, Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), Republic of Korea.

10.15 to 10.45:

Dr R. Barry Hobart, formerly Associate Professor of Human Resource Development, University of South Australia, Australia. Buzz group interaction in groups of 20 persons




10.45 to 11.15: Coffee Break




PART TWO


(Room K, University Main Building)

Wed. 16 July:

Implications for Adult Education Programs of the Changing World of Work


Individual presentations with small group interaction

Chairperson:

Prof. B. W. Kerre, Department of Technology Education, Moi University, Kenya.

11.15 to 12.00:

Non-formal education within the world of work

Speakers:

Dr Madhu Singh (India), Dr Bernd Overwien (Germany), Ms Claudia Lohrenscheit (Germany), Dr Sigvor Bakke-Seeck (Norway) Committee on Educational Research in Co-operation with Third World Countries, within the German Educational Research Association.

12.00 to 12.30:

Buzz group interaction in groups of 20 persons




12.30 to 14.00: Lunch Break


SESSION THREE: Policy And Social Implications Of The Changing World Of Work




PART ONE


(Room K, University Main Building)

Wed. 16 July:

Policy and Social Implications of the Changing World of Work


Individual presentations with small group interaction

Chairperson:

Ms Lurliene Miller, Director, Vocational Training Institute, Jamaica (HEART Trust)

14.00 to 14.45:

Policy making and its political implications

Speakers:

Mr Tony Greer, First Assistant Secretary, Dept of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Australian National Government.
Mr Karamat Ali, Director, Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research, Karachi, Pakistan.

14.45 to 15.15:

Buzz group interaction in groups of 20 persons




15.15 to 15.45: Coffee Break




PART TWO


(Room K, University Main Building)

Wed. 16 July:

Policy and Social Implications of the Changing World of Work


Individual presentations with small group interaction

Chairperson:

Mr Tony Greer, First Assistant Secretary, Dept of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Australian National Government.

15.45 to 16.30:

Democratisation and the empowerment of certain groups

Speakers:

Dr Helga Foster, Senior Researcher and Person in Charge of Women’s affairs, Federal Institute for Vocational Training, Germany (BIBB), Mr Ettore Gelpi, (Italy) International Consultant.

16.30 to 17.00:

Buzz group interaction in groups of 20 persons



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EU = European Union; ETF = European Training Foundation; ILO = International Labour Organisation; NGOs = Non-government organisations; OECD = Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; UNEVOC = UNESCO’s International Project on Technical and Vocational Education; BDW = Committee for Educational Research in Co-operation with Third World Countries within DGfE = German Educational Research Association; FLASEP = Fundación Latinoamericana de Apoyo al Saber y la Economía Popular; ICFTU = International Confederation of Free Trade Unions; UNDP = United Nations Development Programme; HEART Trust = Human Employment and Resource Training Trust.