ERIC Number: ED381612
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Centres Development. UNESCO Regional Workshop on Learning Centre Development, and NFUAJ Workshop for the Promotion and Development of the UNESCO Co-Action World Terakoya Movement (3rd, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 3-11, 1994). Draft Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan, Tokyo.
This publication contains materials from a workshop organized to help its participants understand and apply the concept of learning centers. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2 consists of two presentations: "Literacy and Continuing Education for Improvement of Quality of Life in Asia and the Pacific" and an explanation of the World Terakoya Movement. Chapter 3 presents conclusions from four groups representing 11 countries that shared experiences with emphasis on roles of government and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in learning centers and learning centers in their respective countries. Chapter 4 summarizes a session to identify roles and functions of learning centers. Chapter 5 contains reports from field visits to learning centers. Chapter 6 provides a presentation on setting up and running an effective learning centers under different socio-economic contexts and provides details of learning center programs developed by four workshop groups. Chapter 7 contains reports of the groups in which they formulate strategies to initiate and strengthen a learning center. Chapter 8 contains the physical setting for the different learning centers developed by the groups. Chapter 9 lists titles of follow-up plans for 13 countries. Chapter 10 presents results of participant evaluations of the workshop. Appendixes include keynote and welcoming addresses, participant list, and field trip groups. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Centers, Community Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Design, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan, Tokyo.
Identifiers: Asia Pacific Region; UNESCO
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