ERIC Number: ED380564
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Social Summit 1995: Putting Literacy on the Agenda.
ASPBAE Courier, n58 Jun 1994
This theme issue contains 10 articles related to core issues of the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen in March 1995. "Social Summit, People, and Education" (Om Shrivastava) addresses the summit's focuses: elimination of poverty, reduction of unemployment, and social integration. "Education for All by the Year 2000" (T. M. Sakya) considers problems of and prospects for basic education. "Challenge of Literacy in Bangladesh" (A. K. M. Anisur Rahman) considers the success of literacy efforts and literacy as a prerequisite for development. "Total Literacy Campaign in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh" (Kazi Farid Ahammed) describes objectives, motivation, financing, implementation, evaluation, and future plans. "National Policy on Basic Education and Literacy in Bhutan" (Phintsho Chhoden et al.) discusses the organization responsible for literacy programs, strategies and materials, and program strengths and weaknesses. "Strategies on Education for All" (Lalita Ramdas) offers reflections on creating an environment for learning. A special focus is North India. "Literacy Campaign Approach in India" (R. S. Mathur) reports progress of the National Literacy Mission. "Literacy: A Story of Success" (Felix N. Sugirtharaj) focuses on the influence of Freire and relevance of conscientization in a literacy campaign. "Towards Education for All in Nepal by the Year 2000" (Shivraj Lohani) focuses on nonformal education. "Literacy Situation in Pakistan" (Abdul Ghafoor) describes the goals and organizational structure of literacy education, national literacy program, projects, and strategies and materials. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asian - South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education.