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ERIC Number: ED018753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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SPECIAL PROBLEMS REPORT, ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR RURAL POPULATION IN PAKISTAN AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THEIR IMPROVEMENT.
ALI KHAN, ANSAR
THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE NEED FOR FUNCTIONAL, SEQUENTIAL PROGRAMS OF LITERACY, VOCATIONAL, LIBERAL, POLITICAL, AND HUMAN RELATIONS EDUCATION IN RURAL AREAS OF PAKISTAN. PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES ARE SEEN IN THE OCCUPATIONAL CASTE SYSTEM, FAMILY STRUCTURES, ATTITUDES TOWARD THE EDUCATION OF BOYS AND GIRLS, POOR MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION, POLITICAL AND LANGUAGE BARRIERS, THE RECRUITING OF TEACHERS, THE NEED FOR YOUTH CLUBS, AND CERTAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RURAL MASSES. UNSUCCESSFUL EARLY VENTURES AND REVIEWED AND NOTEWORTHY PROGRAMS SINCE 1947 ARE DESCRIBED--(1) VILLAGE AID PROGRAMS OF AUDIOVISUAL TRAINING, RURAL ADULT EDUCATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, (2) SALINITY CONTROL AND RECLAMATION PROJECT NUMBER 1, COMBINING LOCAL EFFORTS WITH UNITED STATES TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, AND (3) WEST PAKISTAN AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY LITERACY CLASSES FOR ITS EMPLOYEES, TUTORING OF FARMERS BY ITS EXTENSION EDUCATION TRAINEES, AND RELATED PROGRAMS. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE ON EQUAL RIGHTS, AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL TRAINING, FAMILY PLANNING, AND OTHER PROGRAM AREAS. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES 36 REFERENCES. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, 99164. 65 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman.
Identifiers: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; PAKISTAN