Global Issues: Roles and Responsibilities of Adult Education
07 Aug - 14 Aug, 2004
- Peggy ANTROBUS (Co-Chair) is a founding member and the former general
coordinator of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN).
Since the 1960s, when she set up the Community Development ...
- Bradley COURTENAY (Co-Chair) is professor and former head of the
Department of Adult Education at the University of Georgia, Athens. He is also
program administrator of the Cyril O. Houle Scholars in ...
- Thais CORRAL is the founding director of the Network for Human Development,
an NGO dedicated to bringing women's perspectives to development issues in
Brazil. She is also co-founder and former vice ...
- Munir FASHEH is director of the Arab Education Forum at Harvard University,
Cambridge, where his responsibilities include organizing annual meetings for
people from the Arab world working in various ...
- Muni FIGUERES is the former external relations advisor of the Inter-American
Bank, where she was responsible for identifying issues and constituencies of
strategic importance to the Bank. From 1990 ...
- Olive SHISANA is executive director of the South African national research
program on Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health at the Human Sciences
Research Council. She was previously professor of health ...
- Paulo WANGOOLA is the founder and nabyama (president) of Mpambo Afrikan
Multiversity, Uganda, an institution that is dedicated to the advancement of
indigenous knowledge for community renewal and enrichment. ...
Additional Session Support:
- Ronald CERVERO, USA
Professor and head, Department of Adult Education, University of Georgia,
Athens. Interests include continuing education for the professions, the politics of
program planning, and ...
- Gail MCCLURE is vice president for programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
in Battle Creek, Michigan. In this role, she provides leadership for both the
Africa and the Youth and Education programming ...
- Sharan MERRIAM, USA
Professor, Department of Adult Education, University of Georgia, Athens. Areas
of research and publication include the foundations of adult education, adult
development and adult ...
- Bernie MOORE, USA
Consultant and former associate professor, Department of Adult Education,
University of Georgia, Athens. Expertise in community development, teaching
and learning styles, and staff ...
- Janet VALENTE, USA
Doctoral candidate and graduate assistant, Department of Adult Education,
University of Georgia, Athens. Research interests focus on health and
environmental issues. Recent work ...
This session will bring together leaders in adult and continuing education with content experts on particular global issues to engage in dialogue about the future role of adult and continuing education in addressing global concerns. Through this exchange, the participating educators will develop a deeper understanding of the needs of the global community, will explore various ways in which adult education can play a role in addressing those needs, and establish new and strengthen existing networks among leaders in adult and continuing education. Please note: this session is by invitation only.