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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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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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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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Naik, J. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1976
Presents the text of the author's speech delivered at the Zakir Husain Memorial Lecture. Major topics covered are the three channels of education in India (formal, informal and incidental); a historical perspective; challenges for and modernization of nonformal education; work and development: the core of nonformal education; extending coverage…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries
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Sachdeva, J. L. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Functional Literacy
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Rao, V. K. R. V. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Programs
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Bordia, Anil – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
A discussion of non-formal education examines definitions of informal, formal, and non-formal education; compares non-formal and formal education in terms of objectives, student entry, clientele, curriculum, learning situations; teaching methods and materials, teachers, pupil evaluation, and agencies; and discusses four types of programs deserving…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs