Informal ERP letter N° 2 10/6/2003
The electronic newsletter for the members of the FAO/UNESCO
flagship "Education for Rural People (ERP)"
1. We are now 57members. We are thus welcoming the following 14 new members who joined the Flagship since 15 March 2003:
4 International Organizations:
2. A database of ERP Flagship member (attached:ERP Data base NL2) and a word document with the information included in the questionnaire (Compilation Questionnaires completed by ERP members.doc) to facilitate your networking.
Such documents include members that filled in the Questionnaire. Members that have not yet done so, are kindly invited to complete the attached formand return it to us.
3. New Publications on SD Dimensions
Revisiting garden based learning in basic education: Philosophical roots, historical foundations, best practices and products, impacts, outcomes, and future directions (Daniel Desmond, James Grieshop and Aarti Subramaniam, May 2003)
Education for Rural Development in Asia: Experiences and Policy Lessons. 5-7 November 2002. Bangkok, Thailand. FAO-UNESCO Seminar
The report of the Aid Agencies Workshop on "Education for rural people: Targeting the poor", Rome, Italy, 12-13 (December 2002)
UNDP's "Capacity Development for Millennium Development Goals" web page on the development Gateway Internet site www.developmentgateway.org which provides a community-built database of information on capacity development for the MDGs, featuring news, research, references, and dialogue. It will offer a web-based knowledge platform where development practitioners, government officials, academics and civil society can share information on how to nurture and develop the local capacity necessary to achieve the Goals.
Invitation to contribute to the Informal ERP letter
Contribute to the newsletter by sharing your experience and allowing members to learn from good practice. Since we do not have editorial facilities, please ensure that the article is edited in standard English and is ready for publication.
To do so:
Please prepare an abstract of a maximum of 300 words summarizing your experience/activity and the lessons others can learn from it, followed by an article of maximum 1500 words
Please write the article in a clear and understandable way without being too scientific or technical
Please find a short and capturing headline.
The article should start with a very short introduction of about 5 lines.
Subheadings will make the article easier to read.
Please send the article by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org