Globalization and Education: Proceedings of the Joint Working Group, The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 19 - 17 November 2005, Casino Pio IV

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110191134
  • Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2007
  • Pages: 285
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     XI
Programme     XIII
List of Participants     XVII
New Approaches to Education in the Globalized World
The Synthesizing Mind: Making Sense of the Deluge of Information   Howard E. Gardner     3
The {dollar}100 Laptop   Nicholas Negroponte     19
Globalisation and Education - An Overview   M. Govind Kumar Menon     24
The Role of Communication and Information Technologies
The Grand Narrative Told by the Sciences   Michel Serees     39
News, Global Communication Technologies and Education   Mortimer Zuckerman     43
No One Left Behind Technology and lifelong mass learning   Rajendra S. Pawar   Manas Chakrabarti   Sugata Mitra     51
The Effects of Globalization on Education
Education in a Globalized World   David E. Bloom     59
Promoting South-South and North-South Cooperation in Education and Research: A Question of Responsibility   Mohamed H.A. Hassan     79
Education of Immigrants and Their Children
Globalization, Immigration, and Education: Recent US Trends   Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco   Carola Suarez-Orozco     93
What Can We Do to Improve the Education of Children From Disadvantaged Backgrounds?   Louis-Andre Vallet     127
Education and Cultural Diversity
Globalization and Cultural Identity   Wei Yu     159
Globalization and Challenges for Education in Least Developed Countries   Jean-Claude Berthelemy     166
Cultural Diversity and Education in an Increasingly Globalizing World (From the perspective of a 'Developing Country')   Mina M. Ramirez     191
The Challenge of International Educational Gaps in the Context of Globalizations   Juan J. Llach     213
Which Anthropological Bases for Education and Research?
Brain and Education   Jean-Didier Vincent     239
Education Between Ethical Universality and Cultural Particularity   Jurgen Mittelstrass     245
Statement on Globalization and Education     257
Erklarung zu Globalisierung und Bildung     262
Declaration sur Globalisation et education     267
Declaracion sobre Globalizacion y Educacion     272
Messaggio su Globalizzazione ed Educazione     277
Statement on Globalization and Education (Chinese Version)     283
Tables     287
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