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Bowman, Kaye; Clayton, Berwyn; Bateman, Andrea; Knight, Brian; Thomson, Peter; Hargreaves, Jo; Blom, Kaaren; Enders, Marilyn – 2003
Researchers examined the factors driving and impeding effective implementation of recognition of prior learning (RPL) in Australia's vocational education and training sector. The study relied on the following data collection activities: a literature review; an environmental scan of current policies and procedures; statistical analysis of national…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Experiential Learning
Hinzen, Heribert, Ed. – Adult Education and Development, 2002
The following papers are included: "Editorial" (Heribert Hinzen); "Skills and Literacy Training for Better Livelihoods: A Review of Approaches and Experiences" (John Oxenham, Abdoul Hamid Diallo, Anne Ruhweza Katahoire, Anna Petkova-Mwangi, Oumar Sall); "'Learning to Read Woke Me Up!': Motivations, and Constraints, in…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Nijhof, Wim J., Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Nieuwenhuis, Loek F. M., Ed. – 2002
This collection of essays, which is arranged in four sections, concerns flexibility in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems of Europe. The first section, "Introduction," includes the following chapter: "Shaping Conditions for a Flexible VET" (Nieuwenhuis et al.). The second section, "Institutional and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Change
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2001
This training manual is intended to introduce local government representatives (LGRs) to the concepts of literacy and development and the role of LGRs in nonformal education (NFE). The manual's primary objective is to encourage participatory dialogue and shaping of experiences by LGRs. It can also serve as a tool for demonstrating the essential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Definitions, Delivery Systems
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Senesh, Lawrence – 1991
The efforts to reform the U.S. educational system should focus on the goal of creating a Learning Society. A Learning Society is based upon the commitment to a set of values and to a system of education that affords all members of the community the opportunity to stretch their minds to full capacity from early childhood through adulthood. This…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Community Role, Curriculum Development
Smith, Judith L. – 1986
Across the nation, colleges are discovering a new group of students: retired learners. Special programs are emerging to meet the unique needs and interests of this mature population. This booklet describes these programs under the generic title, College Centers for Older Learners (CCOLs). CCOLs offer a stimulating college environment for older…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, College Programs, Continuing Education
Andrews, Elaine; And Others – 1992
Water quality is an environmental issue that has received increased attention in recent years and for which there is now a variety of educational materials. This guide was developed by the Water Curriculum Needs Assessment Project to help curriculum coordinators select and develop water quality training programs and curricula. The initial sections…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Guides, Ecology
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1989
This project focuses on non-formal and adult education for women in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, India. The objectives of the project were: (1) to provide non-formal education to girls and adult education to women in a coordinated manner; (2) to raise civic and social awareness of women; (3) to decentralize planning and implementation of programs…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Cooperation, Community Coordination, Community Development
Marshall, David – 1984
The introduction of microtechnology into the educational system will generate changing demands in the environment that will affect concepts of learning and transmission and the definition of nonformal education. Challenges for educational managers in the coming decade will include (1) recognizing that the benefits of the instructional applications…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrators, Computer Software, Costs
Crowley, David; And Others – 1981
The Third World countries of Botswana and Tanzania have used Radio Learning Group (RLG) campaigns effectively to get a limited amount of important information to a very large group of people at the same time. During campaigns voluntary participants organized in groups of 5-20 meet twice a week for about 5 weeks to listen to radio broadcasts about…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Organizations, Developing Nations
Bhola, H. S.; Bhola, Joginder K. – 1980
The manual is intended for training workshops on program and curriculum development for the post-literacy stages, since many countries successful in literacy work find that even greater challenges await them as erstwhile illiterates emerge from literacy classes as new literates. The emphasis is on programs and curricula to help new literates…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Corvalan-Vasquez, Oscar E. – 1981
The development of apprenticeship programs in several Latin American countries was investigated with a focus on the results of an industrial apprenticeship program in Santiago, Chile. The program studied was the Instituto Nacional de Capacitacion Profesional (INACAP), the national vocational training institute of Chile. The purpose of the study…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Educational Research
Vladislavlev, Alexandre P. – 1987
This document presents a conceptual framework for lifelong education in the USSR that is based on interfacing education on the one hand and the scientific and technological revolution on the other to create a system of lifelong education encompassing basic in-school and other less structured, nonformal programs. The impact of the increasing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Mehretu, Doree – 1983
This 658-item bibliography lists some of the development and non-formal education literature that is available in Spanish at Michigan State University's Non-Formal Education Information Center Library. Published primarily between 1966 and 1982, the cited materials describe development projects and experiences or ideas of planners and practitioners…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Development, Developing Nations
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