Ilizalittur, B., L. G.& Arredondo V. R. (1990). Towards a New Concept of Educational Planning, and How To Improve It In Practice. International Congress Planning and Management of Educational Development, March 26-30, Mexico.
The first section of this paper, focusing on conceptions and applications of educational planning, seeks to identify problems that affect the educational efforts of the nations of the world. Problems in economic and financial, socio-political, and cultural veins are discussed. Section 2 examines the particular educational problems generally faced around the world; these include literacy, basic education, and the training of human resources. The third section discusses past developments and the present crisis in educational planning. The fourth and last section considers theoretical and practical challenges to educational planning, administration, management, and evaluation in the future. A lengthy bibliography is included. (DB)