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Mizzi, Robert C., Ed.; Rocco, Tonette S., Ed.; Shore, Sue, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2016
This groundbreaking book critiques the boundaries of where adult education takes place through a candid examination of teaching, learning, and working practices in the social periphery. Lives in this context are diverse and made through complex practices that take place in the shadows of formal systems: on streetscapes and farms, in vehicles and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Sexuality, Occupations
Victorino-Soriano, Cecilia – UNESCO Bangkok, 2016
To assist policy-makers and CLC managers in transforming the role of community learning centre (CLC), as a key platform to provide vital knowledge and essential skills to marginalized learners, this booklet lays the foundation of the CLC frameworks and addresses the key areas for transforming CLCs. Taking into account successful examples and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Community Education, Community Resources
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
Ellis, Auburn E. – Online Submission, 2014
In 2012 an African Centered single case study was conducted in the United States. The problem is as follows: K-12 practitioners in urban areas are faced with unique circumstances while serving marginalized students in urban areas. As a response to this issue, the purpose of this study was to identify and describe curricula used in three African…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Art Education, Creativity, Culturally Relevant Education
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Saunders, Anne – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2012
Worldwide there are critical shortfalls of teachers, particularly in Indigenous communities. This article considers the use of nonformal education (NFE) in the form of community-based adult education (CBAE) for Indigenous teacher training to meet this need. Drawing on a literature search of Indigenous CBAE initiatives, some of the challenges and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Adult Education, Empowerment, Nonformal Education
Sharma, Anita – Online Submission, 2011
This review of literature on South Asian nomads is part of a series of monographs on educational access published by the Consortium for Research on Educational Access Transitions and Equity (CREATE). In the context of India, most recent work has focused on access to the education system for the poor. CREATE research in India has focused on …
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Needs, Research Methodology, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Rahman, Mohammad Saidur; Yasmin, Farzana; Begum, Monzil Ara; Ara, Jesmin; Nath, Tapan Kumar – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
In both Bangladesh and India expand non-formal education (NFE) programs for unenrolled and drop-out children and adults (8-45 year cohort) for ensure comparable standard with the primary curriculum, establish equivalency of NFE with primary education and overall competency, raise qualification and training level of teachers for effective delivery…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Literacy Education, Elementary Education
Ward, Jane – Adults Learning, 2008
Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Somali women are among the most disadvantaged adults in British society. Research consistently shows that their participation and achievement in organised learning is dramatically lower than for the population at large. "Dare to Dream: Learning journeys of Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Somali women" is the report…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Females, Outreach Programs, Disadvantaged
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Gois, William – Convergence, 2007
The objective of this paper is to highlight the role of adult education as a tool in addressing labour migration issues, specifically those concerning the protection of migrant workers' rights and the transformation of the impact of migration into positive holistic developmental gains. The view of labour migration as a means to forge the economic…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Adult Education, Migrant Workers, Migration
Ives, Liora – Adults Learning, 2005
Success in engaging learners defined as "hard to reach" always relies on developing a tailor-made approach; and working with parents through their children's schools has proved a successful model. Moving on from offering primarily craft-based activities as a first step into learning for Bangladeshi mothers, a joint project in schools…
Descriptors: Females, Adult Learning, Education Work Relationship, English (Second Language)
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Khan, A. M. M. Zowadul Karim – Convergence, 2005
Continuing education (CE) in Bangladesh is a mass education programme. The primary aim is to develop the skills of participants, providing them with opportunities to increase their income. Its targets are neo-literate people--both male and female--between the ages of 11 and 45. Neo-literate is a technical term used in mass education in Bangladesh…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Instruction, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
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
Mojab, Shahrzad, Ed.; McQueen, William, Ed. – 2002
This document contains the texts of 57 papers, 10 roundtables, and 7 symposia from a Canadian conference on adult education and public policy. The following are among the papers included: "Childhood, Schooling Family and Community" (Margarida Aguiar); "Voices Inside" (Irene C. Baird); "Beyond Personal Agency" (Rose…
Descriptors: Access to 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
Kanwar, Asha S., Ed.; Taplin, Margaret, Ed. – 2001
This document consists of case studies documenting how distance education (DE) changed the lives of 23 women from the following locations: China; Hong Kong; India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; and Bangladesh. The case studies illustrate that participating in DE can benefit not only a woman herself but also her husband, children, other family members, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Attitude Change, Caregivers, Case Studies
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