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close this bookWorld Conference on Education for All: Meeting Basic Learning Needs - Final Report (UNICEF - UNDP - UNESCO - WB - WCEFA, 1990, 129 p.)
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Thematic Roundtables

T-1 The Impact of Technological Change on Basic Knowledge and Skills Requirements


Haja Aicha Bah Diallo, State Secretary, Primary and Basic Education, Guinea


John Lawrence (Moderator), Principal Technical Advisor, Bureau for Programme Policy and Evaluation, United Nations Development Programme

A.K. Jalauddin, Director, National Council for Educational Research and Training, India

Claudio de Maura Castro, Chief, Training Policies Branch, International Labour Organization

Jane Boyer, Consultant to the Education Sector, UNESCO

T-2 The Effects of Education and Training on Economic and Social Development


George Kanawaty, Director of Training, International Labour Organization


Martin Carnoy (Moderator), Stanford University, USA

Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Minister of State for Education, Pakistan

Sippandonda Katunda, President, National Petro-chemical Corporation, Thailand.

T-3 Environmental Education: A Component of Sustainable Development


William H. Draper, III, Administrator, UNDP


Colin Power (Moderator), Assistant Director-General, UNESCO

Harold Hungerford, Professor and Coordinator, Science Education Center, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Southern Illinois University, USA

Thilla Chelliah, Associate Professor, Education, University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Chodchoy Sophonpanich, President, Thai Environment and Community Development Association

T-4 Population Education


Joseph van Arendonk, Assistant Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


OJ. Sikes (Moderator), Chief, Education, Communication and Youth Branch, UNFPA

Jairo Palacio, UNESCO Regional Advisor on Population Education, Latin America and the Caribbean, Venezuela

Ansar Ali Khan, UNESCO Regional Advisor on Population Education, Thailand

Jaqueline Ki-Zerbof Regional Advisor for UNIFEM in West and Central Africa, UNFPA

T-5 Health in Education for All: Enabling School-Age Children and Adults for Healthy Living


Ali Fakhro, Minister of Education, Bahrain


Dennis Tolsma (Moderator), President, International Union for Health Education, USA

Ivy McGhie, Health Education Programme, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Paz Ramos, Retired Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Komlan Siamevi, Director-General, Ministry of Health, Togo

Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Minister of Health, Nigeria S.W. Perera, Director, Health Education, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

T-6 Understanding Culture: A Precondition for Effective Learning


Ghulam Mustafa Shah Said, Minister of Education, Pakistan


Victor Ordonez (Moderator), Under-Secretary of Education, Department of Education, Culture and Sports, Philippines

S.T. Bajah, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

H.S. Bhola, Indiana University, USA

Angela Little, Institute of Education, London University, United Kingdom

T-7 Challenge of Early Childhood Care and Education: An Agenda for Action


Rien van Gendt, Executive Director, Bernard van Leer Foundation


A. W. Wood (Moderator), Deputy Executive Secretary, Bernard van Leer Foundation

Gerard Pantin, Executive Director, Service Volunteered for All (SERVOL), Trinidad & Tobago

Khoo Kiln Choo, Rector of the Regional Training and Resource Centre for Early Childhood Care and Education Based at the National Trades Union Congress Child Care Services, Singapore

Lea Kipkorir, Director, Kenya Institute of Education, Kenya

T-8 Language Policy in Preschool, Primary School and Adult Literacy Programs


Mbemba Jatta, Minister of Economic Planning and Industrial Development, Gambia


Ayo Bamgbose (Moderator), Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Lynellen Long, U.S. State Department and Johns Hopkins University, USA

Kamal Sridhar, Department of Linguistics, University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

Marita Irby, Stanford University

T-9 School Performance, Nutrition and Health


Peter Oloo Aringo, Minister of Education, Kenya


Susan van der Vynckt (Moderator), Programme Specialist, Nutrition and Health, Division of Primary Education and Literacy, UNESCO

Cecila Florencio, Department of Nutrition, University of the Philippines, Philippines

John Nkinyangi, Graduate School of Education and African Studies Center, Division of Social Sciences and Comparative Education, University of California, USA

Judith Katona-Apte, Senior Programme Advisor (Human Resources), Evaluation and Policy Division, World Food Programme

T-10 Girl's Education: Problems and Solutions


Torild Skard, Director General, Multilateral Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway


Elizabeth King (Moderator), Economist, Population and Human Resources Depat tment, The World Bank

Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Minister of State for Education, Pakistan

Haja Aicha Bah Diallo, State Secretary, Primary and Basic Education, Guinea

Carmen Garcia Guadilla, Regional Advisor, UNESCO Regional Center for Higher Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRESALC), Venezuela

Fay Chung, Minister of Education, Zimbabwe

T-11 Improving Primary Education in Developing Countries: A Review of Policy Options


Barber B. Conable, President, The World Bank


Marlaine Lockheed (Moderator), Senior Education Sociologist, Population and Human Resources Department, The World Bank

Vicky Colbert, UNICEF Bogota, Columbia (for Escuela Nueva)

Anil Bordia, Secretary of Education, India

Iba Der Thiam, Former Minister of Education, Senegal

T-12 Greater Access to Better Quality: Distance Education for Prirnary School Improvement


James Maraj, President, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada


H. Dean Nielson (Moderator), Principal Research Scientist, Institute for International Research

Peter Kinyanjui, Senior Programme Officer, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada

Napa Bhongbhibhat, Director General, Nonformal Education Department, Ministry of Education, Thailand

Clifford Block, Office of Education, Bureau for Science and Technology, United States Agency for International Development

Carleton Correles, General Manager, Association for Socio-Economic Advancement and Development (AVANCE), Honduras

T-13 Information, Learning and Grassroots Participation: The Necessary Conditions for Development


GraMachel, Former Minister of Education, Mozambique


Sheldon Shaeffer (Moderator), Associate Director, Social Sciences Division, International Development Research Centre, Canada

Sheldon Annis, Overseas Development Council, USA

Anne Bernard, AB Associates, Canada

Pilar RiaB>, Centro de Investigaci Educaciopular, Colombia

T-14 From Research to Action in Basic Education: The Potential of Networking and NorthSouth Networking


Pierre Beemans, Director General, Social and Human Resources Division, Canadian International Development Agency


Kenneth King (Moderator), NORRAG Coordinator, Scotland

Arfah Aziz, SEARRAG Coordinator, Malaysia

Donatus Komba, ERNESA Coordinator, Kenya

Patricio Cariola, REDUC Coordinator, Chile

Luis Braham, Centro de Investigaci Desarrollo de la EducaciChile

T-15 Economic and Pedagogical Decisions in the Production of Educational Materials. How to Assure the Highest Quality to the Greatest Number at an Affordable Cost


Erkki Aho, General Director, National Board of Education, Finland


Stephen Heyneman (Moderator), Chief, Human Resources Division, Economic Development Institute, The World Bank

Victor Nwankwo, President, Nigerian Publishers Association, Nigeria

Alfonso de Guzman II, Textbook Specialist, Honduras

Eero Syrjanen, Textbook Specialist, Finland

T-16 Participatory, Community-Based Innovations in Early Childhood Care and Primary Education


Fay Chung, Minister of Education, Zimbabwe


Zainal Ghani (Moderator), Coordinator, Unit for Research in Basic Education, University Sains, Malaysia

Katherine Namuddu, Principal Researcher, MIND-SACROSS Project, Uganda

Robert G. Myers, Coordinator, The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development, USA

Nittaya Kotchabhakdi, Director, The Child Development Unit, Ramathibodi Hospital, Thailand

T-17 The Teacher: The Decisive Actor in Providing Education for All


Carlyle Dunkley, Minister of Education, Jamaica


Daniel Monteux, Permanent Representative to UNESCO, World Federation of Teachers' Unions (WFTU)

Abani Kumar Boral, Vice President, World Federation of Teachers' Unions

Fred Van Leuwen, Secretary General, International Federation of Free Teachers Unions (IFFTU)

Louis Van Beneden, President, World Confederation of Teachers (WCT)

T-18 Using Assessment to Improve Learning


Aklilu Habte, Special Advisor, Human Resources, Africa Region, The World Bank


Paud Murphy (Moderator), General Secretary, Higher Education for Development Corporation (HEDCO), Ireland

Thomas Kellaghan, Education Research Center, St. Patrick's College, Ireland

Se-ho Shin, Korean Education Development Institute (KEDI), Korea

Ahamed Yussufu, Kenya National Examinations Council, Kenya

T-19 Mobilizing for Empowerment Through Education: A New Battle Plan


Joseph Wheeler, Chairperson, Development Assistance Committee, OECD


Meechai Virayaidya (Moderator), Secretary General of the Population and Community Development Association, Thailand

James Grant, Executive Director, UNICEF

Faisal Abed, Director, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Bangladesh

Sonia Perez, Executive Director, Panama and Venezuela, Inter-American Development Bank

GraMachel, Former Minister of Education, Mozambique

T-20 The Role of NGOs in Literacy


Elisabetta Bianca Melandri, President, Center for Development Information and Education (CIES), Italy


Lalita Ramdas, Coordinator, International Task Force on Literacy for South Asia, India

Paul Wangoola, Secretary-General, African Association for Literacy and Adult Education (AALAE)

Jeanine de la Fontaine, Co-President, Collective Consultation on Literacy for UNESCO

Alfonso Lizarzaburu, Consultant, International Council on Adult Education

Giacomo Ivancich Biaggini, Ambassador of Italy to Thailand

T-21 Creating Capacity for Educational Progress: Empowering the Education Manager


Brad Langmaid, Senior Assistant Administrator A.I., Bureau for Science and Technology, USAID


Kurt Moses (Moderator), Director, Computer and Systems Services, Academy for Educational Development, USA

Robert Morgan, Director, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, USA

Carleton Corrales, General Manager, Association for Socio-Economic Advancement and Development (AVANCE), Honduras

Chinnaput Bhumirat, Education Specialist, Office of the Prime Minister, Thailand

T-22/T-24 (DOUBLE SE'SSION) Educating All the Children: The Financial Challenge for the 1990s


Mahbub ul Haq, Special Adviser to the Administrator, UNDP


Part A

Christopher Colclough (Moderator), Project Leader, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Olu Falae, Federal Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Nigeria

Part B

Keith Lewin (Moderator), Institute of Developmental Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Romeo Reyes, Deputy Director, National Economic Development Agency, Philippines

Joseph Wheeler, Chairperson, Development Assistance Committee, OECD

T-23 The Struggle for Adult Literacy: A Review of Experiences


Federico Mayor, Director-General, Unesco


Ingemar Gustafsson (Moderator), Head, Education Division, Swedish International Development Agency

Anita Dighe, Adult Continuing Education and Extension Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Rosa Maria Torres del Castillo, Former Director of the National Literacy Campaign of Ecuador

Kasama Varavarn, Department of Nonformal Education, Ministry of Education, Thailand