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Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
Singh, Manjari – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The Balika Shivir, a six-month, non-formal, residential, education program for illiterate adolescent girls was an intervention strategy used to reach a traditionally underserved and marginalized population in rural western India. The primary objective of the Balika Shivir was to impart literacy and numeracy skills to attending girls, and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Adolescents, Rural Education
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Valk, John-Harmen; Rashid, Ahmed T.; Elder, Laurent – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2010
Despite improvements in educational indicators, such as enrolment, significant challenges remain with regard to the delivery of quality education in developing countries, particularly in rural and remote regions. In the attempt to find viable solutions to these challenges, much hope has been placed in new information and communication technologies…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Educational Indicators
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1999
This booklet reflects issues raised at a workshop on women's education and empowerment held at the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education. It focuses on promoting empowerment for women in educational contexts ranging from formal education systems to literacy and poverty alleviation programs. Section 1 discusses two perspectives on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1989
This project focuses on non-formal and adult education for women in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, India. The objectives of the project were: (1) to provide non-formal education to girls and adult education to women in a coordinated manner; (2) to raise civic and social awareness of women; (3) to decentralize planning and implementation of programs…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Cooperation, Community Coordination, Community Development
de Armengol, Mercy Abreu – 1990
This report by the UNESCO Institute for Education compares approaches to providing nonformal education to out-of-school children in Bangladesh, Burundi, Colombia, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The report analyzes some of the educational and demographic characteristics of the six countries, and the countries' policies concerning universal primary…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Children, Curriculum Development
Naik, Chitra; And Others – 1982
The volume contains two studies from India and Thailand on the education of women, and rural women especially, who are deprived or disadvantaged. The Indian study, "Education of Girls and Women in Deprived Groups," presents a viewpoint on deprivation in society in general, and India specifically. The concomitant of deprivation is defined…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Cultural Background, Developing Nations
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Bhasin, Kamla; Ellis, Pat – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1984
Bhasin argues for a clear and scientific analysis of the structure of poverty and exploitation that keeps Indian women illiterate, unequal, hungry, and ill. Ellis explores ways of linking women's issues with adult, nonformal, and literacy education to help women meet the challenges of development. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Economic Development, Family Role, Females
Naik, Chitra – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
A recent community-oriented, evening education project for illiterate children residing in the rural Pune district of India is described and evaluated. Discussed are project organizations, requirement and training of staff, curriculum content, classroom equipment, course materials, and literacy results. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Stambler, Moses, Ed. – 1975
The document contains information on adult education in India, consisting mainly of a collection of previously published articles from professional journals and other related communications focusing on: input factors, nonformal education, voluntary organizations, literacy, community development, urban education, worker education, Satellite…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Anthologies, Communications Satellites
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Srivastava, R. N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
The author defines literacy as a communication skill and argues that India's national adult education program should promote vernacular literacy rather than standard language literacy, using the traditional vernacular oral communication channels with writing as an extension of but not a replacement for the oral mode. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communication Skills, Community Development, Developing Nations
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Adiseshiah, Malcolm S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
Discusses the concept of nonformal education: age groups involved, institutions and agencies involved, attention given to the training of school dropouts and adult illiterates, the variety of techniques used in nonformal education, and the need for nonformal education. (CT)
Descriptors: Adults, Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Benefits
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Iredale, Roger – Comparative Education, 1978
This article discusses the problems and potentials of nonformal education in India by reviewing a number of booklets, surveys, speeches, and government documents which analyze directions of nonformal education over the past three decades. (KC)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education