ERIC Number: ED340839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
National Literacy Mission: Problems and Prospects. Proceedings of the All India Adult Education Conference (41st, Aurangabad, India, October 28-31, 1988). Series 169.
Saxena, J. C., Ed.; Sachdeva, J. L., Ed.
The conference reported in this document was convened by the Indian Adult Education Association in collaboration with the Adult Continuing Education & Extension Centre of Marathwada University. Attended by 230 delegates from throughout India, the conference focussed on ways of developing an all-out attack on the country's huge illiteracy problem. Following an introduction and a summary of recommendations are a working paper, "National Literacy Mission (NLM)" (B.B. Mohanty et al.), and the following group reports: "Mass Programme of Functional Literacy"; "Jan Shikshan Nilayams"; "Implementation of NLM"; "Voluntary Agencies--Their Role in NLM"; and "Linkage of NLM with Development." Four other papers are included: "Resource Support of Universities for Effective Functioning of Jana Shikshan Nilayams" (V.L.N. Reddy, K. Kumaraswamy); "National Literacy Mission--An NGO (Nongovernmental Organization) Perspective from the Field" (Om Shrivastava); "Is Literacy Reaching Women?" (Kamala Rana); and "National Literacy Mission--The Role of Technology" (M.C. Reddappa Reddy). (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Community Centers, Females, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Mass Instruction, National Programs, Postsecondary Education, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Universities, Voluntary Agencies
Indian Adult Education Association, 17-B Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi 110002, India ($2.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Adult Education Association, New Delhi.
Identifiers - Location: India