ERIC Number: ED336594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
DELSILIFE. An Educational Strategy To Fight Poverty. CESO Paperback No. 9.
Boeren, Ad, Ed.; Kater, Adri, Ed.
This book documents the experiences that were gathered in project DELSILIFE, Development of a Coordinated Educational Intervention System for Improving the Quality of Life of the Rural Poor through Self-Reliance. The project was carried out by the Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (INNOTECH) for the South-East Asian Ministers of Education Organization. Part I explains the principles and characteristics of the DELSILIFE intervention system, discussing a number of theoretical aspects pertinent to the development of the model and touching upon critical issues met during project implementation. Seven chapters are as follows: "Educational Research and Development: The INNOTECH Experience" (Liceria Soriano); "DELSILIFE: A Strategy for Human Resource Development" (Liceria Soriano); "The Heart of DELSILIFE: Learning Groups at the Community Level" (Jose Socrates); "First-Hand Experiences of a DELSILIFE Initiator" (Wisanee Siltragool); "DELSILIFE: An Intervention System for Nonformal Learning" (Gerben van der Molen); "Towards a Conceptual Framework of Adult Basic Life Skill Training in the DELSILIFE Project" (Kees Epskamp); and "Beyond the Laboratory: From Model Development to Dissemination Strategies" (Ad Boeren). Part II presents findings of the evaluation studies carried out in three pilot villages. Chapter titles are as follows: "Project DELSILIFE in Ban Tab-chang and Cha-om, Nokhon Ratchasima, Thailand" (Sombat Suwantipak); "Project DELSILIFE in Loma de Gato, Bulacan, Philippines" (Celia Antonio); and "Project DELSILIFE in Camba-camba, South Sulawesi, Indonesia" (Abdul Rajab Johari). "Concluding Remarks" (Ad Boeren, Adri Kater) reflects on the merits and shortcomings of the system and its implementation. Appendixes include a short history of DELSILIFE, list of project participants, and 126-item annotated bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Action, Community Education, Daily Living Skills, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Development, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Labor Force Development, Models, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Poverty, Problem Solving, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Rural Population, Self Determination, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Help Programs, Social Change
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for the Study of Education in Developing Countries, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Indonesia; Philippines; Thailand