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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
Dixon, Linda – Adults Learning, 2011
Challenged both by funding cuts and by changes in legislation, local authorities are at very different stages in taking forward the strategic planning of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Planning has been further complicated by the coalition's slowness to set out a definition of the "settled communities" priority group for…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Language Skills, English (Second Language), English
Patterson, Lorne; Dowd, Kathleen – Adult Learner: The Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 2010
The recent economic downturn and surge in unemployment has focused attention on education and training as a strategic response to Ireland's socio-economic crisis. However, that attention has been concentrated on training through statutory institutions, particularly FAS and the VECs. Longford Women's Link, a Women's Community Education centre in Co…
Descriptors: Females, Community Education, Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries
Stanistreet, Paul – Adults Learning, 2010
This article discusses the Women Making a Difference programme that has provided hundreds of women in Wales the skills they need to become decision-makers in their communities. The project is all about tapping into women's desire to make a difference in their communities, and getting women who, in most cases, are already active at grassroots level…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators, Womens Studies
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Alridge, Derrick P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2007
Anna Julia Cooper and W.E.B. Du Bois were two of the most prominent African-American educators of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During this period, they both envisioned a broad education tailored specifically to the critical intellectual and vocational needs of the entire black community. In this essay, the author examines common themes…
Descriptors: African American Education, Educational Philosophy, Social Change, Womens Education
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Shaughnessy, Mary Angela – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2006
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) maintain a vibrant presence in ministry in the US. This article presents an overview of their co-foundress, Catherine Spalding, and shows Mother Catherine to be the creative, mission-driven, and articulate leader that is still very much in need in today's society.
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Change Agents, Career Development, Educational Development
Haiplik, Brenda – 2003
BRAC (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), the largest Indigenous nongovernmental organization in the world, has a unique teacher training program in rural Bangladesh. Almost all BRAC teacher-trainees are rural women, who must have completed at least 9 years of schooling. Trainees spend only 12 days in initial basic teacher training…
Descriptors: Community Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Personnel, Nongovernmental Organizations
Haiplik, Brenda – 2002
The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee's (BRAC) Non-Formal Primary Education (NFPE) Program is a nongovernmental rural development organization founded, managed, and staffed by Bangladeshis. In 1985 BRAC began a primary education program for the poorest rural children untouched by the formal school system. BRAC has developed well known and…
Descriptors: Community Education, Developing Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Foreign Countries
Shore, Sue – ARIS Resources Bulletin, 2002
An Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium (ALNARC) program comprised four projects designed to integrate new research with analysis of past practices and provision. Preliminary themes were the perception of a "policy void" in regard to literacy and numeracy skills; professional development's tie to workplace practice…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Community Education
Shore, Sue, Ed.; Trenerry, Ruth, Ed.; Coombe, Melanie, Ed. – 2001
This publication presents reports on four small-scale research projects conducted by educators that helped them explore ways of "doing literacy" and "doing literacy research." Focus of the projects was to learn more about how to do research by completing a work-based project related to literacy. "Teaching and Researching…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Battered Women, Community Education, Community Services
Rogow, Debbie – 2000
The Manuela Ramos Movement began in the 1970s when seven women in Lima, Peru, started meeting each Tuesday to reconsider their assumptions about everyday life. By 1980, the group formed a nongovernmental organization whose strategy was to train women community leaders in Lima's barrios through workshops focusing on the following themes: identity…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Change Agents
Development Communication Report, 1990
The four issues of this newsletter focus primarily on the use of communication technologies in developing nations to educate their people. The first issue (No. 68) contains a review of the current status of adult literacy worldwide and articles on an adult literacy program in Nepal; adult new readers as authors; testing literacy materials; the use…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Change Strategies, Community Education
International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England). – 1986
The first five papers in these proceedings focus on the organization and process of the International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education (ILSCAE). They are "Product into Process: The International League, Its Background, Organization, and Structure" (Anette Svensson, Alan Tuckett); "The Language Question" (John Payne); "Gender Issues"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Education, Conference Proceedings
Austin Independent School District, TX. – 1981
The Redirected Homemakers Project began in August, 1979, as a program to aid displaced homemakers in the assessment and development of skills which could be translated into meaningful, salaried work. The project operated within the office of Community Education of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District. Within the structure of the school…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Resources, Demonstration Programs
Chavez, Gilbert; Cardona, Carmen C. – 1977
Compiled annually, the report gives the geographic locations and grant size of programs funded by the U.S. Office of Education which have impact on Hispanic Americans. These programs are provided under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Titles I and II, Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title IV, Bureau of School Systems, Bureau of Occupational and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Career Education, Community Education
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