World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

March 3, 2011

Lifelong Learning for Global Development: Toward a Humane Quality of Life

Edited by: Estela C. Matriano

Contents

Editorial preface ……………………………………………………………. 1

Part I. Opening Address

Development and the Quality of Life: Toward 1980 ……………………………………….. 9
Estela C. Matriano

Keynote Address
Education for the Future: Education for Development …………………………………….. 16
Onofre D. Corpuz

Part 2. Plenary Presentations: Culture, Values and Community Development

Education for Employment: A Case Study of Curricular Changes
At the Secondary Level in Jamaica, W. I. ………………………………………………. 19
Marion E. Abbott

Formal Education: A Means of Improving Nomadic Fulani Life Style …………………………. 24
Chimah Ezeomah

Primary Health Care in Southern Sudan: The Role of a Non-Governmental Organization …………. 29
Michael S. Gerber

Children’s Needs and Community Development Social and Educational Responses ……………….. 40
Frances Elsie O’Gorman

The Alice Miel Lecture: Development Education
As a Challenge to WCCI ………………………………………………………………. 52
Wilfred Wees

Part 3. Abstracts of Papers: Education and Global Development

Education and Development: Strategy for Developing Societies …………………………….. 58
M.A. Adewole

Higher Education in Saudi Arabia: Focus on the Development Of King Faisal University ……….. 60
H. E. Muhhammed S. Al-Kahtani

Goldilocks Among the Mico-Chips: The Education Role of Imaginative Literature in Creating Human
Standard for Development …………………………………………………………….. 62
Rex Andrews

Education and West African Economic Community ………………………………………….. 64
Moses K. Antwi

Humanistic Education: What it Means …………………………………………………… 65
Jim Breadmore

Educational Responses to the Problems and Obstacles of Integrating Women into Development …… 67
Mary Burrow

Health and Family Life Education in India ……………………………………………… 68
Gulab Chaurasia

The Cultural Context of Human Interactions in the World Community ………………………… 69
E. C. Condon

Women and Career Choice in Australia and India …………………………………………. 70
Jan K. Currie

Review of Literature Related to the Objectives to Equal
Educational Opportunity Faced by Indian Women at the Secondary Level of Education ………….. 71
Chhaya Dey

De-Colonizing Education- A Priority for Humane Development ………………………………. 72
Djibril Diallo and Betty Reardon

Innovation and International Education ………………………………………………… 73
Edward Edmonds

Adult Education in Rural Areas of Latin America ………………………………………… 74
Bernardo Vallejo

Epistemological Issues and Development Education:
The Role of Values in Behavioral and Social Inquiry …………………………………….. 75
Hendrik D. Gideonse

Education for the Improvement of the Quality of Life: Caribbean Experience ………………… 76
Edrick Gift

Cultural Pluralism in a Democracy : An Analysis and a Proposal for Education ………………. 77
Joseph B. Gitter

Iems in Perspective: An Agency of Lifelong Education
Committed to the Development of Lesotho, Africa ………………………………………… 78
Daisy A. Graham

New Learning for Industrialized Nation: Curriculum for Class Passengers ………………….. 79
Anthony Joseph Hepworth

Life Long Education and Human Understanding ……………………………………………. 80
M. L. van Herreweghe

Education for Justice as a Base for Social Development ………………………………….. 81
Renato J. Hevia

Some Ideas for Development Education at Primary School Level, 5-11 Years ………………….. 82
Judity Ann Holland

Multilingualism and Educational Development (The fate of the child in a developing country) …. 84
Sybil James

Women in Development ………………………………………………………………… 85
Velma Jardine

The Role of Educational Technology as a Tool for Facilitating
Cooperation among Industrialized Nations ………………………………………………. 86
Harry Johnson

Implications of Learning Styles for Lifelong Learning …………………………………… 87
James W. Keefe

Effect of Nutrition on Learning of Young Children in India ………………………………. 89
Geeta Hall

A Competency-Based Program for Cooperating Teachers in
Modeling Behavior Designed to Assist Pupils in Developing,
Helping and Caring Relationships in Israel ……………………………………………. 90
Rachel Laor

Developing a Model for Studying Community Development and Human Potential …………………. 91
Virginia Macagnoni

Education and Peace in the Middle East ………………………………………………… 92
Sami Khall Mar’l

Education for Global Development: The Institute for Higher
Education as a Regional Catalyst ……………………………………………………… 93
Robert McCaig

Life-Long Learning for Global Development: Implications of Selected Research ………………. 94
Charles C. Matthews

Black Studies: Some Aspects of Education for Global Development In Industrialized Countries …. 96
Francois Nkongola Muyumba

Curriculum Development for Life-Long Learning and Humane Quality of Life ………………….. 97
M. Olu Odusina

Development of an International Handbook on Peace: Education in Early Childhood ……………. 98
Frithjof Oertel

Educating Women for Development ………………………………………………………. 99
Evelina Orteza Miranda

Early Childhood Education ……………………………………………………………. 100
Frances Elsie O’Gorman

What Next: After the International Year of the Child ……………………………………. 101
Hannah Polowy

Community-Based Teacher Training in Northern Manitoba, Canada ……………………………. 102
Deo H. Poonwasie

The Disadvantaged Learner in an Advantaged Society ……………………………………… 104

Program for Children with Handicapping Conditions:
Issues and Approaches The SEEK Program Upgrading the
Educational Competence of Young and Older Adults
Anita Rich

Program Development Unit Division of Special Education
New York City Board of Education
Helen Sherman

Nutrition and Learning: The World’s Deprived Children …………………………………… 106
Elizabeth Stimson and Betty Reardon

Integrated System of Rural Education: The Pernambuco Experiment ………………………….. 107
Jorge Wethein

Factors Related to Performance in Reading English as a Second Language ……………………. 108
David Williams

Part 4. Conference Report and Recommendations ……….. 109

Appendix A List of Participants ………………………………………………………. 116

Appendix B Certificate of Attendance –

Youngest WCCI Participant (6 months old) ………………………………………………. 124