ERIC Number: ED222633
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Adult Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific, spec iss Jan 1982
This issue reproduces articles adapted from country reports presented to a Regional Seminar on Adult Education and Development in Asia and Oceania, Bangkok, November 1980. A summary of adult and nonformal education in the region forms section 1. Highlights of the country articles in section 2 include Afghanistan--national literacy campaign; Australia--New South Wales programs, adult education associations, and management education for farmers; Bangladesh--evaluation of the national literacy effort, adult primers; Burma--national literacy campaign; China--nonformal education; India--national rural functional literacy project; Indonesia--community education (Penmas); Lao People's Democratic Republic--literacy, complementary education; Malaysia--nonformal education; Nepal--literacy; New Zealand--Maori continuing education, broadcasting, adult reading assistance; Pakistan--education in rural development, integrated functional education; Philippines--accreditation and equivalency, nonformal education; Republic of Korea--Saemaul (New Village) education; Singapore--continuing education, retraining; Socialist Republic of Viet Nam--literacy, complementary education; Sri Lanka--curriculum reform, adult education centers; Thailand--functional literacy and family planning project; and Fiji--rural youth movement, local resource centers. Articles on Japan and Hong Kong also appear. Three special articles on adult education and rural development, industrial/urban development, and workers' education form section 3. Section 4 is a 33-page bibliographical supplement. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Vocational Education, Basic Skills, Community Education, Continuing Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Functional Literacy, Labor Education, Literacy Education, Nonformal Education, Program Development, Retraining, Rural Development, Social Development
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: Asia; Pacific Region; Urban Development