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McLorg, Devon – Childhood Education, 2019
Around the world, dedicated professionals are implementing innovative programs to improve access to quality education for children living in poverty and otherwise marginalized communities. This article provides an overview of the work being conducted by BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is working to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Poverty, At Risk Persons
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
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Sperandio, Jill – Gender and Education, 2011
Empowering women to control and change their lives continues to be an important goal for many nations. This article examines the empowering effects of being selected and trained to lead rural schools in Bangladesh, using survey and interview data from 152 village women working with the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee education programme.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Females, Holistic Approach, Foreign Countries
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
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1979
This final report describes a five-phase study to ascertain whether formal or non-formal education has the greater functionality to accelerate women's integration into development activities. Part 1 (two chapters), introduction and background, defines the problem, sets parameters of the study, and provides definitions of education terms. Part 2…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Hoque, Naseem
Using certain criteria, 4 out of 35 voluntary and nongovernmental organizations in Bangladesh, which were engaged in nonformal education among economically disadvantaged women, were selected and surveyed to identify and document their nonformal activities. Data were generated through field visits, personal interviews, observations, and examination…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Disadvantaged
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Khan, Akhter Hameed – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1986
The author describes his lifelong involvement in education, particularly in Bangladesh, including pilot projects for rural development, literacy, education of women and girls, health and family planning, village cooperatives, and a feeder school program. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Feeder Patterns, Health Education, Illiteracy
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Shah, Madhuri, Ed. – 1986
This handbook presents 15 case studies on the non-formal education of women from four Asian countries: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. The goal of this publication is to provide information about education-related issues concerning women and girls and development. This information is intended for those people, in governmental and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Planning