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Indabawa, Sabo A., Ed.; Oduaran, Akpovire, Ed.; Afrik, Tai, Ed.; Walters, Shirley, Ed. – 2000
This document contains 21 papers examining the state of adult and continuing education in Africa. The following papers are included: "Introduction: An Overview of the State of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Akpovire Oduaran); "Setting the Tone of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Michael A. Omolewa);…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Sakya, T. M., Comp.; Meyer, G. Rex, Comp. – 1997
This book, which is intended for practitioners and researchers engaged in education, presents a comprehensive account and analysis of the major initiatives and programs developed by the Asia and Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), which was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to promote…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education
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Stevenson, David Lee; Baker, David P. – American Journal of Sociology, 1992
Presents study results of Japanese high school seniors determining how learning experiences outside formal schooling affect future education. Reports that students from higher socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to participate. Concludes that participation in certain forms of shadow education increases likelihood of university attendance.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Educational Attainment
Comings, John P. – 1991
Bangladesh is currently suffering from a number of debilitating weaknesses in its education system. Seventy percent of all children are enrolled in primary school, but 75% of these children do not reach grade five. Futhermore, with absentee rates of 50% for both students and teachers, it is estimated that 35% of children who attend school are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Age Grade Placement, Area Studies, Efficiency
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Arnove, Robert F. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Despite remarkable progress in education, China and India still face problems of massive illiteracy; lack of universal access to education; a hierarchical, elitist, examination-oriented system unrelated to economic needs and productive labor; a large number of unemployed school leavers; and dependence on foreign models, particularly at the higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Colonialism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education