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Umapathy, K. Setty – New Frontiers in Education, 1974
Nonformal education refers to any organized program of learning carried on outside the framework, rules and logistics of the formal education system. (Author)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Educational Theories, Higher Education
Padmanabhan, C. B. – New Frontiers in Education, 1974
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Theories, Higher Education
Singhal, Sushila; Kejariwal, S. K. – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
The concept of nonformal education is reviewed as it is discussed by various educators and philosophers. The economic, social, and pyschological perspectives are considered along with implications for Indian society. (LBH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Adiseshiah, Malcolm – New Frontiers in Education, 1976
The effect of education and rural development in India is assessed from the standpoint of: farmers' education; out-of-school and college education of youth and women; university education; and school education. The general conclusion is that nonformal education has a direct and important contribution for rural development. (LBH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Responsibility, Foreign Countries
Tillman, Martin – New Frontiers in Education, 1976
Alternative models of education which have succeeded in India are described. They are institutions of non-formal education and rural development with roots in the schooling process of ancient India. The author notes present factors which make India well suited for such systems to function better than the present British-imposed system. (JT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Developing Nations, Dropouts
Verstraeten, A. – New Frontiers in Education, 1975
The author discusses recent increasing concern for social justice in India, analyzing the link between the existing educational system and the prevailing social system. In this context he discusses questions: What should be priorities in educational activities? How effective is education as an instrument of social change? Should students…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Education, Educational Responsibility, Higher Education