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ERIC Number: ED123438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep-8
Pages: 35
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Adult Education in India: A Challenge and an Opportunity.
Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, New Delhi (India).
Major adult literacy and adult education programs in India are described in the brochure, which covers a wide sector of interests and target groups. Major programs described are: (1) mass literacy programs, discussing demography and various strategies; (2) Kisan Saksharta Yojana, discussing various strategies for farmers' functional literacy programs; (3) production of literature for neo-literates, examining ways to provide appropriate material; (4) adult schools, examining part-time educational offerings; (5) library services, discussing facility expansion; (6) adult education of workers, describing training; (7) Polyvalent Adult Education Centers (Shramik Vidyapeeths), describing a network of centers providing general, vocational, civic, cultural and aesthetic aspects of education; (8) extension education, describing agricultural education programs through agricultural universities; (9) national board of adult education, describing its formation and functions; (10) universities, adult and continuing education, describing the integration of adult education concepts into universities; (11) voluntary effort and adult education, describing various voluntary organizations and institutions involved with literacy education; (12) mass media in adult education, describing the educational use of radio, television, films, and newspapers; (13) programs for non-student youth, describing various activities; (14) research and evaluation, examining various studies and research needs. (LH)
Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, New Delhi (India).
Identifiers - Location: India