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Online Submission, 2006
The "EFA (Education For All) Global Monitoring Report 2006" estimates that about 100 million children of primary school age, 55 percent of them girls, are not enrolled in primary school. UNESCO Bangkok, the Consortium for Street Children and Childhope Asia initiated the "Promotion of Improved Learning Opportunities for Street…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Modules, Case Studies, Homeless People
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
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
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
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1988
Highlights of a workshop (held in Bangkok, December 1986) on research perspectives and prospects concerning the learning environment of early childhood are discussed. Researchers and early childhood educators from seven Asian and Pacific nations and resource persons from four continents attended. Participants were asked to explore the home and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Community Characteristics, Developmental Continuity, Educational Environment
Dave, R. H., Ed.; And Others – 1986
Many countries have recently launched massive programs to promote nation-wide adult literacy, but while these efforts have been commendable, it has been observed that neo-literates who acquire literacy through such programs have great difficulty in retaining it; hence an urgent need to develop suitable programs of post-literacy and continuing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Case Studies, Continuing Education
de la Cruz, Leonardo – 1981
The document is intended to assist educators in Nepal in implementing curriculum reform or improvement by using population education as a means. Procedural designs that can be followed are described. First, the goals of population education must be defined. Second, a decision has to be made as to which body of knowledge or population concepts are…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
Focusing on the use of demographic information in the teaching of population education, this volume presents issues and problems encountered in planning and implementing such a program. Designed to provide basic reference sources for population education administrators, teachers, and curriculum developers, this book contains an up-to-date listing…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Demography, Educational Planning
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1984
This document comprises three sets of papers produced by a subregional seminar of the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID). The first chapter is an overview of experiences in orientation and training of key educational personnel in integrated curriculum. Chapter 2 consists of guidelines and checklists for developing…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Developing Nations
World Education, Inc. Reports, 1987
This journal issue focuses on the learner, looks at why literacy has become a major concern and examines the changes brought about by the mastery of new skills. "Literacy/Illiteracy in an International Perspective" (Carman St. John Hunter) frames the discussion by stressing that literacy and illiteracy are moving targets, not fixed by…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Corporate Education, Developed Nations
Mellor, Warren L., Ed. – 1985
This document comprises a UNESCO-sponsored inventory of documents on educational planning and management in Asia and the Pacific. The database consists of 714 documents from participating countries, divided into 10 subsections by country and indexed according to author and subject. The main entries are grouped alphabetically by country, as…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Databases, Educational Administration, Educational Planning
Clariana, Roy B. – 1988
The Peace Corps (PC) has provided teachers for Nepal's schools for 25 years. The increasing population and especially the increased demand for educational opportunities is exceeding the supply of available trained teachers. In response to this need, PC/Nepal has shifted its emphasis in the education sector from providing teachers to providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Analysis, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
Agency for Instructional Technology, Bloomington, IN. – 1987
This research report describes the results of a field test of "South Asia: Nepal--Why are the Forests Disappearing?", a video program from "Global Geography", an instructional video series (available January 1988) for students in middle and junior high schools. The results from the teachers and students surveyed indicate…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Audiovisual Instruction, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction
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