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McAleavy, Tony; Hall-Chen, Alex; Horrocks, Sarah; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2018
This report captures what might be learnt from a selection of the world's most interesting examples of technology-assisted in-service professional development in lower-income countries and from wider reflections about the potential of technology to enhance the professional learning of teachers. This report explores the literature surrounding…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Narasimharao, B. Pandu, Ed.; Wright, Elizabeth, Ed.; Prasad, Shashidhara, Ed.; Joshi, Meghana, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Higher education institutions play a vital role in their surrounding communities. Besides providing a space for enhanced learning opportunities, universities can utilize their resources for social and economic interests. The "Handbook of Research on Science Education and University Outreach as a Tool for Regional Development" is a…
Descriptors: Science Education, Guides, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship
Online Submission, 2005
There are at least 6,000--7,000 languages spoken in the world today, with over half of them endangered. And 61 percent of the endangered languages are within the Asia and Pacific Region. The publication is a report derived from the Regional (Asia and Pacific Region) Workshop on Mother Tongue/Bilingual Literacy Programs for Ethnic Minorities, held…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Written Language, Workshops, Pilot Projects
Abadzi, Helen – 2003
Adult literacy program outcomes have been disappointing. A number of principals and methods from cognitive and neuropsychological research can be used to make literacy instruction more effective, including the following: improving cognitive function; fast reading; reading practice; literacy as a motivator; and improving use of class time.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Cost Effectiveness
Vella, Jane – 2002
This book, based on the work of a teacher and community development expert with many years of teaching adult education in numerous developing countries all over the world, provides a process for teaching and learning with adults. The book is illustrated with stories from the author's experience and examples that show how to begin, set up, carry…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2001
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…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies
Crowther, Jim, Ed.; Hamilton, Mary, Ed.; Tett, Lyn, Ed. – 2001
These 15 papers share a common theme: seeking to promote literacy as a powerful tool for challenging existing inequalities and dependencies. "Powerful Literacies" (Jim Crowther et al.) is an introduction. Section 1 establishes the theoretical and policy frameworks that underpin the book and shows how literacy is situated in different…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Inst. for Educational Planning. – 2000
Improving the efficiency of schools is a growing concern of educational planners and managers in Asian countries in recent years. The seminar on Improving School Efficiency was convened in December 1998 to address this concern. Seminar topics in this book cover challenges to educational reform, including the introduction of school-based…
Descriptors: Accountability, Decentralization, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Smale, Jim, Ed. – Early Childhood Matters: The Bulletin of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2000
This document consists of the three 2000 issues of The Bernard van Leer Foundation's "Early Childhood Matters." This periodical, addressed to practitioners in the field of early childhood education, evolved from an in-house publication directed to projects funded by the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Articles in the February 2000 edition…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Role, Childhood Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education
Mukai, Gary; And Others – 1995
This unit introduces students to the diversity of rice culture and rice-based farming systems in Asia and the Pacific. Students examine issues related to the needs of the future global population. Six rice-producing countries are under study: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, and Thailand. The lessons include: (1) "Rice in…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Developing Nations
Durbin, Stefanie, Ed. – 1997
This classroom guide uses a series of interactive lessons to provide middle and high school students with the foundation to address complex issues of how people use the environment, the factors (demographic, socioeconomic, political, and cultural) that affect human use of resources, and the local and global environmental impact of people's actions…
Descriptors: Demography, Developing Nations, Development, Foreign Countries
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1983
Designed for use by school and community groups, this kit is divided into three parts. The "Source Book," the core of the program, provides background information on Gandhi, details on the links between Mahatma Gandhi and UNICEF, and a comprehensive bibliography to facilitate further research. Separate one-page readings relate Gandhi's…
Descriptors: Biographies, Community Education, Developing Nations, Education
Adams, George; And Others – 1981
A resource book for primary grade teachers contains materials for a unit on South Asia. Material is divided into 10 sections. Sections 1-4 outline the rationale, goals, and objectives of the unit. Emphasis is on providing background for the understanding of family and social units of the South Asian cultural groups in the United States. Five…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Community Characteristics, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Awareness
Adams, George; And Others – 1981
A resource book for grades 6-8 contains materials to enrich a unit on South Asia. Material is divided into 13 sections. Sections 1-4 outline the rationale, goals, and objectives of the unit. Emphasis is placed on providing background for the understanding of South Asian cultural groups in the United States. Ten objectives are listed, including the…
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, Buddhism, Comparative Analysis
Appell, G. N., Ed. – 1985
Many developing nations are engaged in efforts to transform the traditional agricultural sectors of their economies into modern forms that are more closely linked to the national economy and the export market. Almost universally, the traditional rights to land of the indigenous populations are ignored. The 12 essays in this book examine the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Economic Development
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