First International Learning Styles
IN the knowledge society, there are two constants a" continuous change and increasing volumes of information. In an era of such rapid change, knowledge can only be maintained through lifelong learning and the use of effective learning strategies. These learning strategies have relevance to promoting more effective teaching and learning which are necessary to move beyond delivering speeches to effective educational practice.
Much of the education in the world is devoted to teaching students how to read, write, and understand material that is specific to their nation and culture. An excellent education from one country which enables the receiver of the education to be considered an expert and earn substantial income may be worthless when that expert moves to another country or culture. Advanced degrees from one country are often not recognized by certifying authorities in other countries.
With this in focus, world educators from various parts of the world will converge in Baguio City on January 16-21, 2006, to share with local educators, government workers, businessmen, representatives of non-government institutions, and religious and civic leaders, their winning strategies on leadership in effecting educational change and reform in their respective countries. …