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ERIC Number: EJ911890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Literacy Programs and Non-Formal Education of Bangladesh and India
Rahman, Mohammad Saidur; Yasmin, Farzana; Begum, Monzil Ara; Ara, Jesmin; Nath, Tapan Kumar
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n10 p569-583 Oct 2010
In both Bangladesh and India expand non-formal education (NFE) programs for unenrolled and drop-out children and adults (8-45 year cohort) for ensure comparable standard with the primary curriculum, establish equivalency of NFE with primary education and overall competency, raise qualification and training level of teachers for effective delivery of lessons, make arrangements to carry the children and adults through the equivalent of formal grades III-VIII or more and few time including skill based technical/vocational trade courses training, develop a system of easy transferability of children and adolescents to regular primary schools and give employment support. These programs providing learning opportunities while earning for survival and development. Literacy and non-formal education programs of Bangladesh and India make on national social mobilization plan with components on formal, non-formal, continuing education to be implemented in a co-ordinated manner, to create awareness about education and to make the school a resource center for the community. The purpose of this comparative study aims to enhance international cooperation for non-formal education programs in this region. Through experiences sharing and by providing the needed opportunities they can assist their target population to develop their golden qualities. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; India