07° Volume – POLICY PAPER FOR CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION – 1995

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A – PRESENTATION – APRESENTAÇÃO – PRESENTACIÓN

B – POLICY PAPER AND PREPARATORY DOCUMENTS

B1.Policy Paper for Change and Development in Higher Education (1995) – official document approved by UNESCO in 1995 for matters related to higher education policies. This document in fact was the result of several decades of action and reflection of UNESCO in the field of higher education, a priority for UNESCO until recently. It was also object of discussions with UNESCO’s member states, with associations implicated with higher education and with representatives of other international organizations interested in higher education. At the final period of preparation, Mr. Jan Sadlak, a programme specialist of the Division of Higher Education, received the task of finalizing a text. He has had the collaboration of Dumitru Chitoran and M.A.R. Dias, who later, as director of the Division of Higher education, revised the text and submitted it to Federico Mayor, the Director General who approved it and presented it to the Executive Board of the organization.  Versions of the document were prepared in English (original), French, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese. Two Portuguese translations were made, one by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil (published by the Brazil UNESCO Office with Editora Garamond and MEC/SESU) , the second by CRESALC, the regional center for higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, in Venezuela. In addition to the original text in English, links are found here for the Spanish and French versions.

B2.First draft of UNESCO’s higher education policy document (1992), elaborated by M.A.R. Dias with the active participation of D. Chitoran and comments by Federico Mayor, director general of UNESCO  -    Rascunho da primeira versão do documento de políticas, elaborado em 1992 por M.A.R. Dias com a participação de Dumitru Chitoran e comentários manuscritos do diretor geral da UNESCO, Federico Mayor. The text is partially in English and partially in French.

B3.First official preliminary version of the Policy Paper- “Strategies for change and development in higher education – Policy paper on higher education” (1992). This version was elaborated by M.A.R. Dias, D. Chitoran e I. Sadlak. It was presented and discussed during the 3erd UNESCO/NGO Collective Consultation held in Paris, from 9 to 11 December 1992. The document was published as the vol 5 (1993) in the series “New papers on Higher Education – Meetings and Documents – The Management of International Co-operation in Higher Education”- pgs. 29 to 50.

B4.“Topic and Name index” (1995).

B5.Press release (1995) – Nota à imprensa – January 1995 – Text elaborated and disseminated by Unesco Press Services.

B6.Contribution of the French Commission for UNESCO (1994) – This analystical text was proposed by the French Commission for UNESCO during the elaboration of the text of the UNESCO’s policy paper on higher education (Contribuição da Comissão francesa para a UNESCO destinada à elaboração da versão final do documento).

C – IMPACT OF THE DOCUMENT – PROSPECTS – PROBLEMS

C1.“Perspectives pour l’enseignement supérieur en tant que bien public après dix ans de débats et de divergences” (2006) – In “L’éducation: bien public et/ou marchandise” – Année de la recherche em Sciences de l’éducation” – L’Harmattan – Association Francophone Internationale de Recherche Scientifique en Éducation – Année 2005 – This document was elaborated by M.A.R. Dias under the request of AFIRSE.

C2.“El apoyo público a la educación superior” – (1995) – Text of the presentation of the Unesco’s policy paper on higher education to the Uruguayan Parliament. (June 1995). The text was published trough a booklet “La educación superior como responsabilidad de todos – Memorias del acto realizado en el Parlamento uruguayo”- Montevideo, June 1995- José Wainer (editor)- Cresalc/UNESCO, Caracas, 1996

C3.International Symposium “Mudança e Desenvolvimento da Universidade Pública na América Latina” (1995) – Brasília, 5 de setembro de 1995- Senado Federal- Congresso Nacional- Presentation of the UNESCO Policy paper on higher education in the Brazilian Senate under the promotion of Andifes/GT de Política e Gestão Universitária- It was published trough a booklet “Mudança e desenvolvimento da universidade pública na América Latina – Memórias do seminário internacional realizado pela Andifes no Parlamento brasileiro”, Brasília, \september 1995- Hélgio Trindade e Maria Beatriz Luce (editors)- “Série Políticas e Estratégias nº 3”- Cresalc/Unesco, Caracas 1996.

C4.“Reflexiones sobre la politica de la UNESCO en la Educación Superior” (1996) – Speech presented to a round table in the framework of the 7th Conference of ministers of education of Latin America and Caribbean (minedlac VII).    – Kingston – Jamaica, May 1996 – It was published in the series “Políticas y Estrategias” no. 4 of CRESALC (Luís Yarzábal, editor) in 1996 – “Bases para la transformación de la educación superior en América Latina y el Caribe – Memorias de la Mesa Redonda organizada por el CRESALC en el marco de la Séptima Reunión de Ministros de Educación de América Latina y el Caribe (Minedlac VII)” – pgs. 13 to 15.

C5.“Políticas y Estrategias de la Educación Superior” (1996) – Text of a presentation made during a symposium organized by Consejo Ejecutivo de la Universidad Boliviana (CEUB). It was published by CRESALC in 1996 in “Educación Superior con miras al Siglo XXI – Memorias copatrocinado por la UNESCO y el Consejo Ejecutivo de la Universidad Boliviana (CEUB, editor: José L. Tellería-Geiger) – pgs. 15 to 21.


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