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Pande, B. M. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1973
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Dropouts, Educational Needs
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Adiseshiah, Malcolm S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
In the need to functionalize education, to make the curriculum reflect our rural and urban realities, we must beware of the danger of the educational system reflecting the stagnation, shoddiness, and sins of the social system. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Problems
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Yadav, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Educational Finance, Educational Trends
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Alikhan, Shahid – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
India has a long history of adult education and has evolved several interesting forms of non-formal adult education. (AG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education, Community Development
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
This working paper from the annual conference of the Indian Adult Education Association briefly describes the current state of adult education in India and outlines important steps that should be taken to make adult education an integral part of national development. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Nonformal Education
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Bordia, A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Examines problems in coordination between nonformal adult education and national development programs in India and suggests management structures for institutionalizing coordination. Notes the difficulty with which influential political and administrative groups will allow changes in the system and suggests possible alternative development and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation
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Kidd, J. R. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Compares the educational systems, particularly nonformal education, of India and China, and the impact on education of sociopolitical factors, history, government, ideology, languages, and cultures. Includes differences and similarities in educational facilities, personnel, methods, some national statistics, and charts of the education systems in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Maitra, S. N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Presents recommendations from a January 1979 seminar held in Bengal, India, of representatives from different voluntary agencies associated with the national adult education program. Three groups discussed program components (literacy, awareness, and functionality), integrating development with adult education, voluntary agencies and government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Role, Community Development
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
States that 99 percent of India's education budget is spent on formal education, which is not relevant to the needs of most Indians whose many languages and socioeconomic conditions require the traditional nonformal methods. Sharply criticizes others' emphasis on "elitist" imposition of uneconomic, one-language, formal educational…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Cultural Influences, Economic Development
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Srivastava, R. N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
The author defines literacy as a communication skill and argues that India's national adult education program should promote vernacular literacy rather than standard language literacy, using the traditional vernacular oral communication channels with writing as an extension of but not a replacement for the oral mode. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communication Skills, Community Development, Developing Nations
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Jayaweera, S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses nonformal education programs for women in four categories, as well as nonvocational education programs, constraints, problems, directions, and strategies. The four categories are part-time facilities in formal educational institutions; in-plant training; on-the-job training by employers; and courses offered by public and private sector…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Continuing Education, Dropouts, Employed Women
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Adiseshiah, Malcolm S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
Discusses the concept of nonformal education: age groups involved, institutions and agencies involved, attention given to the training of school dropouts and adult illiterates, the variety of techniques used in nonformal education, and the need for nonformal education. (CT)
Descriptors: Adults, Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Benefits
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Pillai, K. Sivadasan – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
Gives a background on the various adult/non-formal education programs drawn up since Indian independence, and discusses the needs, aspirations, and problems supported by facts and figures. (Editor)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Nonformal Education
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1978
The author discusses factors inhibiting adult literacy in India, stating that institutional schooling has provided education for only a small percentage of the population. As an adult literacy curriculum depends on community needs, he suggests a core or minimum curriculum for adult basic education in the community. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community, Core Curriculum
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Shrivastava, Om – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1978
A tribal adult education role by colleges in the vicinity of tribal areas in India is needed to organize continuing education programs for tribal peoples with their different cultures. Tribal cultures, past and present tribal development efforts, educational needs, and elements of program planning are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Role, Community Programs, Cultural Differences
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