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Singh, Madhu, Ed.; Duvekot, Ruud, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
This publication is the outcome of the international conference organized by UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the Centre for Validation of Prior Learning at Inholland University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, and in partnership with the French National Commission for UNESCO that was held in Hamburg in…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Informal Education, Recognition (Achievement), Validity
Dei, George J. Sefa, Ed.; Hall, Budd L., Ed.; Rosenberg, Dorothy Goldin, Ed. – 2000
Indigenous knowledges encompass the cultural traditions, values, and belief systems concerned with the everyday realities of living in a particular place. They are imparted to the younger generation by community elders or are gained through direct experience of nature and its relationship with the social world. This collection of essays discusses…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Canada Natives, Cultural Interrelationships
Narang, Renuka – 1997
Lifelong learning has a long tradition in India. In the last century, the government has accepted adult education as its responsibility. Since 1977, the University Grants Commission has incorporated adult and continuing education and extension into its policies, converted the Cells for Adult Education into full-fledged University Departments of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, College Role, Educational Development
Narang, R. H. – 1989
Efforts at education for all in India began with the expansion of the night school concept in the late 1800s. The government took responsibility for adult education in 1937. With independence came general acceptance of the broader concept of adult education. Despite literacy efforts through the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, the number of illiterate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, College Faculty, College Role
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
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1982
The five studies on education for rural development are directed to teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education in rural areas in their efforts to raise the social and economic status of the rural poor. The Indian study discusses the problem of wastage at the primary school level (with specific reference to Tamil Nadu), and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement
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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1985
Part of a series of annotated bibliographies dealing with issues and problems raised by educators involved with population education programs, this publication addresses curriculum development in population education. Curriculum development is the most important component of a population education program, for it is through curriculum materials…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agriculture, Biology, Comparative Education
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
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Arnove, Robert F. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Despite remarkable progress in education, China and India still face problems of massive illiteracy; lack of universal access to education; a hierarchical, elitist, examination-oriented system unrelated to economic needs and productive labor; a large number of unemployed school leavers; and dependence on foreign models, particularly at the higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Colonialism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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
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