ERIC Number: ED467236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook on Effective Implementation of Continuing Education at the Grassroots.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This document is intended to assist individuals directly involved in delivery and implementation of grassroots continuing education programs in the Asia-Pacific region. The first half of the handbook consists of chapters on the following topics: (1) the handbook's structure, contents, audience, and use; (2) the nature and scope of continuing education; (3) examples of successful continuing education; (4) guidelines for implementing continuing education effectively; and (5) learning from experience and moving ahead. The second half of the handbook presents case studies of the following projects: Australia's Farmers Plan for Sustainability and Growth; the Dhaka Ahsania Mission for Lifelong Learning and Community Development in Bangladesh; community-based poverty alleviation in China at a technical training center for ethnic minority women; a continuing education program in India; a CLC in Indonesia; the Korean Credit Bank System; the rural vision movement of Malaysia; the expansion of cattle rearing at a CLC in Nepal; the accreditation and equivalency system of the Philippines Non-Formal Education Project; and Thailand's Community Savings Bank as an example of community education at the village level. Each case study discusses some or all of the following topics: the program's context, objectives, and target audience; innovative features; coordination and management; special features; strengths; and structure of the learning process. (MN)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies, Community Development, Community Education, Continuing Education, Credits, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Educational Objectives, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Learning Activities, Lifelong Learning, Minority Groups, Nonformal Education, Performance Factors, Poverty, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Technical Education, Training, Womens Education
For full text: http://www.unescobkk.org/education/appeal/topic02a.htm or http://www.unescobkk.org/ips/ebooks/subpages/effectiveclc.html#2.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Bangladesh; China; India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Nepal; Philippines; South Korea; Thailand