ERIC Number: ED248388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Asian-South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education Special Issue in Preparation for the Fourth International Conference on Adult Education Convened by Unesco, Paris, 1985. Courier No. 31.
ASPBAE Courier, n31 Jul 1984
This special issue was developed by the Asian-South Pacific Bureau for Adult Education (ASPBAE) in preparation for Unesco's fourth international conference on adult education. A section on "Literacy--A Great Challenge and Important Debate" includes "Why Literacy? (Paul Fordham); "Cooperating or Campaigning for Literacy" (Heribert Hinzen, Jakob Horn, Wolfgang Leumer, Rolf Niemann); comments from Sri Lanka (W. M. K. Wijetunga), Bangladesh (Rezaul Haque), Indonesia (Pepep Sudradjat), Australia (Arch Nelson), and India (K. M. S. Benjamin); "Literacy: The Moving Target" (Carman Hunter); "Thai National Literacy Campaign"; and "Experience from the Field: Literacy--What and How?" (Om Shrivastava). The next section contains observations on the conference by W. M. K. Wijetunga; "Summary of ASPBAE Consultation on Desirable Conference Themes" (Chris Duke); a brief summary of an ASPBAE-Unesco consultation; Unesco Asian Regional Consultation; "Adult Education in Asia Today" (A. Chiba); and 1983 ASPBAE executive meeting minutes. Next, "Prespectives from the Asian Region" contains a report on the 1964 establishment of ASPBAE; "South Asian Examples of Adult/Nonformal Education" (Hwang Jong-Gon); "Village Level Action in India" (Om and Ginny Shrivastava); "Women's Development in Chhani Village" (Rajkumari); "Literacy to Development: The Growth of a Tribal Village" (Manohar Singh); and "Strategies for Development and Peasant Education" (Chanida Chanyapate). The section entitled "What Can the Non-Governmental Organizations Achieve in Adult Education?" includes commentary from Kerala, India (K. S. Pillai); the Indian Adult Education Association (J. C. Saxena); Bangladesh (Osman Ghani); Nepal (Sri Ram Lamichhane); and Sri Lanka (W. A. Jayawardana). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Role, Community Development, Conferences, Economic Development, Educational Benefits, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Literacy Education, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Private Agencies, School Role, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asian - South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education.
Identifiers: Asia; South Pacific; UNESCO