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ERIC Number: ED016881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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ADULT EDUCATION (IN EDUCATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, REPORT OF THE EDUCATION COMMISSION, 1966/422-439).
Ministry of Education, New Delhi (India).
AN EFFECTIVE PROGRAM OF ADULT EDUCATION IN INDIA SHOULD PROVIDE FOR THE RAPID ELIMINATION OF ILLITERACY BY MEANS OF MASS EDUCATION AND ATTENTION TO WOMEN, INDUSTRIAL WORKERS, AND OTHER SPECIAL GROUPS, PROFESSIONAL, VOCATIONAL, AND OTHER FORMS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, NATIONALLY COORDINATED PROGRAMS OF CORRESPONDENCE STUDY, A NATIONWIDE LIBRARY NETWORK DESIGNED TO SUSTAIN LIBRARY GROWTH AND ORGANIZED SERVICES AT ALL REGIONAL LEVELS, AND ACTIVE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION THROUGH SUCH MEANS AS LECTURES, EVENING CLASSES, SHORT COURSES, SOCIAL SERVICE CAMPS, INTENSIVE LITERACY WORK, AND CULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES. LITERACY EDUCATION IN PARTICULAR (HERE DEFINED TO INCLUDE BASIC SOCIAL, CIVIC, AND ECONOMIC EDUCATION) REQUIRES BROAD SUPPORT AND PUBLIC COMMITMENT, FULL EXPLOITATION OF MASS MEDIA AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS, TRAINED PERSONNEL, THOROUGH PROVISION FOR FOLLOWING UP AND REINFORCING THE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES OF NEW LITERATES, AND EFFECTIVE PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION WITH DUE REGARD TO LOCAL CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS. THIS DOCUMENT APPEARED IN EDUCATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, REPORT OF THE EDUCATION COMMISSION, 1964-66, BY THE INDIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, NEW DELHI, AND IS AVAILABLE FROM THAT SOURCE. 18 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, New Delhi (India).
Identifiers: INDIA