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Singh, R. P. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1982
An experimental Indian education program allows impoverished primary and secondary school students to earn money producing consumer goods as an adjunct to learning activities while in school. The program's organization and implementation strategy are described, and the social factors determining its success are examined. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Naik, Chitra – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
A recent community-oriented, evening education project for illiterate children residing in the rural Pune district of India is described and evaluated. Discussed are project organizations, requirement and training of staff, curriculum content, classroom equipment, course materials, and literacy results. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Bannerji, Sushmita – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1981
Presents a case study of a program to improve functional literacy among adult Indian villagers. In attempting to fit the program to local conditions, organizers encountered problems of curriculum design, enrollment fluctuation, teacher training and effectiveness, role conflicts, and in the placement of education centers. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Comparative Education, Educational Facilities, Enrollment Influences
Raghavan, G. N. S. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1980
Hindrances encountered in mass media programing in developing nations are enumerated, including local language variations, irrelevance and conflict of interest between directing programs to urban well-to-do or rural poor. Examples are from India's experiences with mass media. It is suggested that the government implement policies for using the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Kumar, Krishna – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1982
The view that poverty and riches are caused by two distinct personality traits is perpetuated through educational materials. Examples drawn from secondary social studies texts and adult education programs in India illustrate how an educational system is a medium of cultural dissemination and political control. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cultural Influences, Curriculum
Arora, Manmohan Singh – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1979
Reviews the origins of the modern mathematics (often called new mathematics) and explores its implications vis-a-vis its spread to developing nations. India is used as a case study. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Objectives
Mulay, Vijaya – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Describes the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) which provided information and instruction via satellite to rural India. The satellite program supplied inservice teacher training to update content knowledge and teaching approaches in science. (KC)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Television
Mahadevan, Meera – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1977
Outlines India's attempt to bring educational services to the poorest sections of its society. Examines mobile child care centers (creches), nursery and elementary schools, training of creche workers, education of parents, and use of community resources. (JK)
Descriptors: Child Care, Comparative Education, Day Care Centers, Elementary Education
Dube, S. C. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1976
Crises of education in the third world are identified and skills that will be needed in societies of the future are specified. A case history of education in colonial and postcolonial India is presented. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development