ERIC Number: ED413497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Women Reading the World. Policies and Practices of Literacy in Asia. UIE Studies 6.
Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn, Ed.
Papers from national seminars in five countries documenting the literacy practices that have developed through time include: "Preface" (Medel-Anonuevo); "Introduction"; "Illiteracy Eradication in Vietnam; Past Achievements and Orientation for Development in the New Stage" (Mac); "Brief Situationer of Women's Literacy in Bangladesh" (Huq); "Bangladesh Government Literacy Initiative: The Integrated Nonformal Education Program (INFEP)" (Rahman); "Brief Situationer of Women's Literacy in India" (Dighe); "Literacy Policies and Programs for Women in the Philippines"; "History of Literacy Efforts and Current Policies on Women's Literacy" (Sese); "Engendering Adult Literacy" (Clarke); "Educational Strategies for Women--A Case Study of Mahila Samakhya, Banda" (Samakhya); "The Literacy Program of Friends in Village Development Bangladesh (FIVDB)" (Khandakar); "Models of Literacy Program in Nepal"; "Linking Total Literacy to Universal Elementary Education" (Rampal); "Two Views on Literacy Strategies in India" (Priyam, Sundaraman); "Innovations in Literacy Practice in Nepal"; "Case Study of Bihar Mahila Samakhya" (Sujita); "Some Notes on Non-formal Education for Women in Thailand" (Leesuwan); "German Government Organization for Technical Cooperation/Basic Education for Afghan Refugees--Female Literacy" (Adam); "The Education Forum's Literacy-Numeracy Program" (Sipin); "Some Tips in Doing Literacy Work" (Doronila); "Maori Development Committee of the Adult Reading and Learning Assistance" (Grey); "Korean Research Institute for Women's Life" (Chan); "The Literacy Circle" (Sundaraman); "Development of Methods and Instructional Materials for Women in Bangladesh" (Kabeer); "On Language and Indigenous Knowledge"(Doronila); "Language and Representation" (Rampal); "Development of Literacy Learning Materials for Women" (Thong); "Choice of Words for Literacy Curriculum and Materials"; "Analysis of Total Literacy Campaign Primers" (Patel); "Incorporating Health Education in Literacy Efforts" (Sundaraman); "The Content of Functional Knowledge in Literacy Programs for Women in Vietnam" (Thai, Bui); "Impact of Literacy on Women in India" (Dighe); "Concerns on Literacy Practices in Bangladesh"; "Theory and Practice of Women's Literacy in Bangladesh: Problems and Issues" (Latif); "Women's Empowerment Strategies in Post-Literacy Campaigns--Some Experiences from Tamil Nadu" (Sudha); "Problems of Literacy Programs in Nepal"; "Summary of the Main Points Raised in the National and Regional Seminars"; "The Challenges Ahead" (Ramdas); and "Summary of the Main Issues Discussed in the Second Day of the Regional Seminar" (Doronila). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Case Studies, Community Development, Community Education, Community Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Illiteracy, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Nonformal Education, Outcomes of Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.
Identifiers - Location: Asia