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Corporate Author Joint Working Group, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

Title 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 Sánchez Sorondo, Edmond Malinvaud, Pierre Léna.

Imprint Berlin ; New York : Walter De Gruyter, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 290 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series The Pontifical Academy of Sciences extra series ; 28
The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences extra series ; 7
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Language Statement on Globalization and Education in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese.
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. Suárez-Orozco -- What can we do to improve the education of children from disadvantaged backgrounds? / Louis-André Vallet -- Globalization and cultural identity / Wei Yu -- Globalization and challenges for education in least developed countries / Jean-Claude Berthélemy -- 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 / Jürgen Mittelstrass -- Statement on Globalization and education -- Erklärung zu Globalisierung und Bildung -- Déclaration sur Globalisation et éducation -- Declaración sobre Globalización y educación -- 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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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Education -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Educational technology -- Congresses.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- Congresses.
Education and globalization -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Electronic books.
Added Author Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo.
Malinvaud, Edmond.
Léna, Pierre, 1937-
Other Form: Print version: Joint Working Group, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Globalization and education. Berlin ; New York : Walter De Gruyter, ©2007 9783110191134 (DLC) 2007006050 (OCoLC)85830654
ISBN 9783110207019 (electronic bk.)
311020701X (electronic bk.)
9783110191134 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
311019113X (hardcover ; alk. paper)