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1 Education Charter International An Introduction [Dr Vinod Singh] [Vice-Chair- CCLP Worldwide (Education Charter International] International Conference Assam University, Silchar [Silchar, India] [16 th and 17 th Dec 2010]]

2 Education both as a systemic process and as a tool represents a milestone in ones empowerment. Education is an important tool that contributes to several aspects of a persons life in order. to take advantage of what have been learned and how to productively it in either personal or professional life. The major role of education is to create an educated and a more critically founded society. In the culture today, there is a huge emphasis on education, especially higher education. Society usually says the more educated, the better of a person will be and several studies indicate at these integrated factors represent essential elements for sustainable economic and social development of a Nation-State. ----------------------------Initiative of Education Charter-------------------------------

3 International Council World Council International l Endorsers Secretariat supporters Ambassador members

4 "The International Education charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable educated youth of global society for the 21st century. The international charter is being practiced drawn from Declaration of higher education for 21st century by UNESCO Ten principles of United Nations Global Compact Declaration of Higher Education for sustainable better livelihood."

5 Flow Chart Presentation Global Statement of values Education Charter International is Global Consensus statement of shared values and ethics

6 CORE THEMES Education for Sustainability 1. Lifelong learning 2. Interdisciplinary approaches 3. Systems thinking 4. Partnerships 5. Multicultural perspectives 6. Empowerment

7 Most developed and prosperous Countries in the world account for highest percentage of educated citizenry including literate population

8 Four major focus 1. Affordable and quality accessibility of formal education and promotion of Higher Education 2. Reorienting the existing system of education to accommodate 3. Public Awareness for better education 4. Initiating efforts to bring more people to come forward from the society and work as cohesive force i.e. community help

9 The movement of advocacy of higher education for better livelihood started in the suburbs of London, UK by few citizens of Asian origin in the month of January 1999.Within a year it spread its movement from Europe to Asian Countries and become an international place for advocating something good for society. Whereas, during a gathering of likeminded people at Assembly April 1999, held in Kolkata City, The then Chairperson Ms. Anjana Singh proposed the founding of a worldwide network of likeminded people for the greater good of humanity, and subsequently initiated, and provided support for the formation of Global Society for this cause and formed Global Civil Society, CCLP Worldwide. The formed entity was proposed to be regulated by the charter of the Society. In May 1999 the members of the Council have adopted the UN Declaration of Higher Education for twenty First century as their core founding principles. It was decided to change the headquarter of the international advocacy from UK to some under developed or developing countries and resolved for India Kolkata. And the entire council was transferred to more dynamic youth of the society. The Global Civil society movement has seen the history of 10 years (1999-2009).This advocacy was projected at international level and universal declaration of UNESCO towards the higher education for twenty first century was adopted as its core founding principles of charter. In the year 2004 formal association was registered in the Indian territory as The Chamber Of Computer Logistics People to ignite the movement and promote the charter worldwide. The declaration of Higher Education for sustainable better livelihood was adopted to promote it as "Education Charter International". The year 2008 has seen adoption of Global compact ten principles in the area of labour, human rights anti corruption and environment as founding principles to Education Charter. Evolution of Education Charter International

10 Major Intermediaries 1. Non-Governmental Organization 2. Government and Governmental Agency 3. Educational Institution 4. Society Mission and necessity of Education Charter International

11 1. Transformation of national Higher Education System should be the political agenda of each Country of the World. 2. Public Funding for Higher education must ensure that demands for higher education in the society for rapid reaction must be met with the capacity of higher education institutions to respond adequately to these demands. 3. Clear and uniform polices of Government towards Higher education for continuous development of centers to ensure meeting of demands. 4. Effective structures for monitoring the implementation of national higher education policies or programmes 5. Governmental attempts to influence university and college developments in the area of lifelong learning should be encouraged 6. Role of Higher Education Professional should be prominent to monitor and formulate the policies 7. Higher education institutions should be expected to operate autonomously in implementing policies and realizing Higher Education goals within the agreed framework. 8. Every Country must possess an independent, de-politicised higher education policy mechanism to ensure progressive research in this area. 9. Government Policy must encourage not for profit objective of Higher Education Institutions. 10. Government Policies must discourage irrational commercialization of Higher Education Institutions. Code Of Ethics

12 Ultimate Goal 1. Quality of life 2. Better Livelihood by means of better job opportunities for skilled workforce 3. Cultural strength of society with respect to optimal use of resources In the nutshell The Quality of life need to be improved Ultimate Goal of Education Charter

13 Final Verdict The time has come for Intermediaries -Government, NGO, Education institution and society to look at new ways of implementing these traditional roles and build nation of educated youth of the 21 st century. A World with sustainable better livelihood Final Call to Action

14 Education Charter has been endorsed by more than 170 sovereign nations of the world Thousands of professors, schools, Ngos, Universities and youth have endorsed the charter of Education. Education Charter Endorsement and acceptance

15 Appeal to join as representative, supporters and endorsers of Education Charter International to promote the vision of 21 st century by way of Promote and support education charter in your way Give presentation or speak to leaders, government and professional groups Contribute anything else you think of that might help advance charters ethical vision and principles Education Charter Endorsement and acceptance

16 Contact Education Charter International CCLP Worldwide General queries at Web: New Web Address: News and Events at:

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