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Priti; Tyagi, Harish Kumar; Kumar, Anil – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study attempted to know the performance and progress of students enrolled at NFE centers and also available infrastructure and human resources of center in Delhi."In the study 80 students were selected from four centers." The entire study was conducted in 2 phases. In first phase: Standard Procedure for the standardization of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement
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Baily, Supriya – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2015
Using a critical theory framework, the article explores emancipatory narratives obtained through a case study of women in rural India. In-depth interviews, focus group conversations, observations, and document analysis highlight the complexity of the subsequent set of challenges facing women as it relates to both the education and empowerment for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Empowerment, Critical Theory
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Clover, Darlene E.; McGregor, Catherine; Farrell, Martha; Pant, Mandakini – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2011
Our feminist cross-national comparative study explored the informal and nonformal education and learning of women politicians in Canada and India. Using individual interviews, focus groups, surveys and observations of training sessions we compared and contrasted socio-cultural contexts, challenges, education and learning philosophies, and diverse…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Politics, Nonformal Education
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Rahman, Mohammad Saidur; Yasmin, Farzana; Begum, Monzil Ara; Ara, Jesmin; Nath, Tapan Kumar – Educational Research and Reviews, 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…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Literacy Education, Elementary Education
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Valk, John-Harmen; Rashid, Ahmed T.; Elder, Laurent – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2010
Despite improvements in educational indicators, such as enrolment, significant challenges remain with regard to the delivery of quality education in developing countries, particularly in rural and remote regions. In the attempt to find viable solutions to these challenges, much hope has been placed in new information and communication technologies…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Educational Indicators
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Sarangapani, Padma M. – Comparative Education, 2003
The Baiga of central India are known for their extensive knowledge of the forest and healing. Healing knowledge is transmitted orally from male expert practitioners to novices. Features of this instruction, which is experiential and geared to the apprentice's levels of interest and ability, raise questions about the feasibility of including…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bhasin, Kamla; Ellis, Pat – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1984
Bhasin argues for a clear and scientific analysis of the structure of poverty and exploitation that keeps Indian women illiterate, unequal, hungry, and ill. Ellis explores ways of linking women's issues with adult, nonformal, and literacy education to help women meet the challenges of development. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Economic Development, Family Role, Females
Naik, Chitra – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
A recent community-oriented, evening education project for illiterate children residing in the rural Pune district of India is described and evaluated. Discussed are project organizations, requirement and training of staff, curriculum content, classroom equipment, course materials, and literacy results. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1974
An occasional, independent publication of the UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Asia contains reviews of recent publications and studies, brief reports on programs and projects, and notes on Asian documents related to education. The first section of Reviews presents reports on adult and out-of-school education in India, educational wastage…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cooperatives, Developing Nations
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Venugopal, B. – Science Education International, 1999
Identifies five types of museum accessibility: (1) physical; (2) socio-cultural; (3) economic; (4) sensory; and (5) intelligence/learning accessibility. Considers ways to coordinate museum services to ensure accessibility for potential museum patrons who are disabled. Describes various programs launched by the National Museum of Natural History in…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Community Resources, Disabilities, Educational Facilities
Muley, D. S. – Population Education in Asia and the Pacific Newsletter and Forum, 1991
Presents a projection of the plans and requirements for modification of the national population education program in India. Outlines various strategies for attainment of the main objective to institutionalize population education in all national educational processes. (MCO)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Dhawan, Gita – Adult Literacy and Basic Education, 1987
Folk tales and indigenous material can be used as a resource when developing teaching technology for poor women in India. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Females
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King, Kenneth – Studies in Science Education, 1986
Provides a review of the range of innovative science activities in India. Points out some of the parallels with science and science education issues in India and in other countries. Offers perspectives on the state of nonformal science for the public and reforms of science in the schools of India. (ML)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, National Programs
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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
Karnik, Kiran – Educational Broadcasting International, 1981
Describes the role of research and evaluation in the growth, evolution, and impact of developmental television in India. Eleven references are listed. (Author/LLS)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
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