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ERIC Number: ED336594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 220
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-90-6443-702-7
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for the Study of Education in Developing Countries, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Indonesia; Philippines; Thailand