ERIC Number: EJ215638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Non-Formal Education for Development: A Critique.
Pattanayak, D. P.
Indian Journal of Adult Education, v40 n2 p22-26 Feb 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 methods. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Cultural Influences, Economic Development, Educational Economics, Educational Methods, Educational Needs, Illiteracy, Instructional Systems, Literacy Education, Nonformal Education, Opinions, Political Influences, Relevance (Education), Socioeconomic Influences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India