ERIC Number: ED330833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Functional Literacy Projects and Project Proposals: Selected Examples. A Special Study for the World Conference on Education for All (Thailand, March 5-9, 1990).
Part I of this report describes projects in progress in nine countries: Bangladesh (Mass Education through Small Local Organizations), China (Multi-purpose Adult Education Schools and Resource Centres), Ethiopia (Literacy and Post-Literacy Programme), Jamaica (Jamaican Movement for the Advancement of Literacy), Nepal (Training for Vocational Skills through Nonformal Adult Education), Nicaragua (National Literacy Campaign and Its Follow-up), Sierra Leone (Literacy and Civic Education for Women), Somalia (Functional Literacy and Civic Education for Women), and People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (National Literacy and Adult Education Programme). A comparative summary provided for each project outlines objectives, approach, results, literacy use, and UNESCO involvement. A narrative description of the project follows. Part II contains proposals for projects in 11 countries: People's Republic of China (Tibet), Ecuador, Jordan (the West Bank), People's Democratic Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama), seven Pacific Island states, and Vietnam. Each proposal consists of these components: country, project title, implementing authority, duration, overall objectives, external funds needed, situation/problem, approach, outputs, and budget. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Citizenship Education, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Illiteracy, Job Skills, Job Training, Literacy Education, National Programs, Nonformal Education, Program Descriptions, Program Proposals, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).