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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2000
The national policies and implementation mechanisms for girls' primary and women's basic education in the following Asian countries were examined: Lao People's Democratic Republic; Nepal, Thailand; Indonesia; and India. The analysis focused on the following issues: (1) goals and progress; (2) national policies; (3) strategies (strengthening…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Attitude Change, Case Studies
ASPBAE Courier, 1991
This issue of the "Courier" examines the quality of life as it can be improved by adult education, especially in the countries of Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. It also looks at the need for women's education. The following six articles are included: (1) "The Future of the Family" (Federico Mayor); (2) "Her Words on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed. – 1983
These proceedings contain 17 papers presented at a seminar to identify and evaluate research studies conducted in the past with a view to providing guidance and ready reference for those who wish to conduct research in the future. A summary of recommendations appears first. Issues, researchable questions, and suggestions are made in three areas:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Doraiswami, Smt. S. – 1974
The educational advancement of women in India is not perceived as an important characteristic since education is perceived as irrelevant to their roles. The equality of women in status and opportunity is guaranteed in the 1955 Constitution of India and by the government. Although achievements by women in the local and national levels exist, a…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems
Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, New Delhi (India). – 1975
The paper is one of a series from the Indian Directorate of Adult Education. Intended to stimulate reflection and discussion among educationists about the long-term perspectives, roles, and functions of universities in various aspects of adult continuing and nonformal education, the paper makes specific suggestions on opening universities to the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Asian Development Bank, Manila (Philippines). – 1987
The paper presented in this three-part conference report trace the growth and development of distance education in the Asian and Pacific region. Part 1 provides a general review. Part 2 contains the following case studies: "Distance Education in India" (S. P. Mullick); "Distance Education in Indonesia" (Professor Setijadi);…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Continuing 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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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