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Globalization and education [electronic resource] : proceedings of the Joint Working Group, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 16-17 November 2005, Casino Pio IV / edited by Marcelo S�anchez Sorondo, Edmond Malinvaud, Pierre L�ena.

By: Joint Working Group, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
Contributor(s): S�anchez Sorondo, Marcelo | Malinvaud, Edmond | L�ena, Pierre, 1937-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: The Pontifical Academy of Sciences extra series ; 28; The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences extra series ; 7.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter De Gruyter, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 290 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9783110207019 (electronic bk.); 311020701X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Education -- Social aspects -- Congresses | Educational technology -- Congresses | Children of immigrants -- Education -- Congresses | Education and globalization -- Congresses | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Globalisierung | Bildung | Rom <2005>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Globalization and education.DDC classification: 306.43/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The synthesizing mind: making sense of the deluge of information / Howard E. Gardner -- The $100 laptop / Nicholas Negroponte -- Globalisation and education: an overview / M. Govind Kumar Menon -- The grand narrative told by the sciences / Michel Serres -- News, global communication technologies and education / Mortimer Zuckerman -- No one left behind / Rajendra S. Pawar -- Education and global development / David E. Bloom -- Promoting South-South and North-South cooperation in education and research / Mohamed H.A. Hassan -- Moving stories: the educaiton of immigrant and refugee children and youth / Marcelo M. Su�arez-Orozco -- What can we do to improve the education of children from disadvantaged backgrounds? / Louis-Andr�e Vallet -- Globalization and cultural identity / Wei Yu -- Globalization and challenges for education in least developed countries / Jean-Claude Berth�elemy -- Cultural diversity and education in an inreasingly gobalizing world (from the perspective of a 'developing country') / Mina M. Ramirez -- The challenge of international educational gaps in the context of globalizations / Juan J. Llach -- Brain and Education / Jean-Didier Vincent -- Education between ethical universality and cultural particularity / J�urgen Mittelstrass -- Statement on Globalization and education -- Erkl�arung zu Globalisierung und Bildung -- D�eclaration sur Globalisation et �education -- Declaraci�on sobre Globalizaci�on y educaci�on -- Messaggio su Globalizzazione ed Educazione -- Statement on Globalization and Education (Chinese version).
Summary: This book presents the results of a joint meeting organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences where renowned international scholars discussed the importance of education in an increasingly globalized world. The papers cover a wide range of topics, including immigration, education in developing countries, knowledge transfer, social, economic, cultural, and political conditions in global education, technology, communication, access to information and knowledge, as well as, bio-anthropological issues.
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Statement on Globalization and Education in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese.

The synthesizing mind: making sense of the deluge of information / Howard E. Gardner -- The $100 laptop / Nicholas Negroponte -- Globalisation and education: an overview / M. Govind Kumar Menon -- The grand narrative told by the sciences / Michel Serres -- News, global communication technologies and education / Mortimer Zuckerman -- No one left behind / Rajendra S. Pawar -- Education and global development / David E. Bloom -- Promoting South-South and North-South cooperation in education and research / Mohamed H.A. Hassan -- Moving stories: the educaiton of immigrant and refugee children and youth / Marcelo M. Su�arez-Orozco -- What can we do to improve the education of children from disadvantaged backgrounds? / Louis-Andr�e Vallet -- Globalization and cultural identity / Wei Yu -- Globalization and challenges for education in least developed countries / Jean-Claude Berth�elemy -- Cultural diversity and education in an inreasingly gobalizing world (from the perspective of a 'developing country') / Mina M. Ramirez -- The challenge of international educational gaps in the context of globalizations / Juan J. Llach -- Brain and Education / Jean-Didier Vincent -- Education between ethical universality and cultural particularity / J�urgen Mittelstrass -- Statement on Globalization and education -- Erkl�arung zu Globalisierung und Bildung -- D�eclaration sur Globalisation et �education -- Declaraci�on sobre Globalizaci�on y educaci�on -- Messaggio su Globalizzazione ed Educazione -- Statement on Globalization and Education (Chinese version).

This book presents the results of a joint meeting organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences where renowned international scholars discussed the importance of education in an increasingly globalized world. The papers cover a wide range of topics, including immigration, education in developing countries, knowledge transfer, social, economic, cultural, and political conditions in global education, technology, communication, access to information and knowledge, as well as, bio-anthropological issues.

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