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ERIC Number: ED015364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 127
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Reference Count: 0
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FUNCTIONAL LITERACY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, A STUDY OF CANADIAN CAPABILITY TO ASSIST WITH THE WORLD CAMPAIGN TO ERADICATE ILLITERACY.
KIDD, J. ROBY
A STUDY WAS MADE OF THE FEASIBILITY OF CANADIAN ASSISTANCE IN DEVELOPING NATIONS IN THE WORLD LITERACY CAMPAIGN. NEEDS FOR SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL, MASS MEDIA SERVICES, LITERATURE BUREAUS AND LIBRARIES, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES, AUDIOVISUAL AND OTHER EQUIPMENT, AND PROVISION FOR TEACHER EDUCATION, WOMEN'S EDUCATION, AND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT WERE IDENTIFIED. RELEVANT CANADIAN PROGRAMS OF OVERSEAS AID BY BOTH GOVERNMENTAL AND NONGOVERNMENTAL BODIES (INCLUDING UNIVERSITIES) WERE DESCRIBED. IT WAS FELT THAT THE NATIONAL PROGRAM OF ACTION SHOULD INCLUDE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION IN CANADA, INFORMATION TO CANADIANS ON LITERACY AND THE WORLD LITERACY CAMPAIGN, COMPREHENSIVE PARTICIPATION, CANADIAN INITIATIVE IN PROGRAM PLANNING, ASSISTANCE PROJECTS IN DESIGNATED NATIONS, SPECIALLY TRAINED OVERSEAS PERSONNEL, AMPLE SUPPLIES AND SPECIALIZED SERVICES, AND RESTRAINT IN BUDGETING AND IN ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION. (ALSO INCLUDED ARE 64 REFERENCES, EXAMPLES OF PROGRAMS AND NEEDS IN KENYA AND INDIA, PROFESSIONAL COURSES IN ADULT EDUCATION IN CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES, AND INFORMATION SOURCES.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers: CANADA; INDIA; KENYA; UNESCO