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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
Evans, Susan D. – 2000
A review of educational systems in ancient India and traditional Native America reveals that these cultures went beyond superficial, conventional, or rule-based morality and trained thoughtful, principled wisdom. Common characteristics that may have contributed to training character and creating moral citizens include: a strong sense of community;…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Ancient History, Community Role, Educational History
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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of a seminar involving 13 Asian nations held to develop coordinated population education programs is presented. Following an introduction describing background, objectives, and participation, chapter 1 summarizes the reports on national population education presented by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, India,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
Ramanathan, N. L., Ed.; Bandhu, Desh, Ed. – 1982
This document summarizes the recommendations adopted by the participants of the International Conference on Environmental Education (New Delhi 1981) and presents the "Delhi Declaration on Environmental Education" arising out of discussions at the conference. In addition to a list of general recommendations, lists of other recommendations…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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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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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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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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