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Pillai, K. Sivadasan – 1978
An attempt to integrate socioeconomic development with literacy through nonformal education programs in Kerala, India, involved illiterate and semi-literate adults (1050 men, 450 women) in two pilot literacy projects organized by the Sanghom (library organization), Mitraniketan, and state government. Two literacy primers were developed, using an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Vocational Education, Age Differences
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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1974
An occasional, independent publication of the UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Asia contains reviews of recent publications and studies, brief reports on programs and projects, and notes on Asian documents related to education. The first section of Reviews presents reports on adult and out-of-school education in India, educational wastage…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cooperatives, Developing Nations
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Venugopal, B. – Science Education International, 1999
Identifies five types of museum accessibility: (1) physical; (2) socio-cultural; (3) economic; (4) sensory; and (5) intelligence/learning accessibility. Considers ways to coordinate museum services to ensure accessibility for potential museum patrons who are disabled. Describes various programs launched by the National Museum of Natural History in…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Community Resources, Disabilities, Educational Facilities
Muley, D. S. – Population Education in Asia and the Pacific Newsletter and Forum, 1991
Presents a projection of the plans and requirements for modification of the national population education program in India. Outlines various strategies for attainment of the main objective to institutionalize population education in all national educational processes. (MCO)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Dhawan, Gita – Adult Literacy and Basic Education, 1987
Folk tales and indigenous material can be used as a resource when developing teaching technology for poor women in India. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Females
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King, Kenneth – Studies in Science Education, 1986
Provides a review of the range of innovative science activities in India. Points out some of the parallels with science and science education issues in India and in other countries. Offers perspectives on the state of nonformal science for the public and reforms of science in the schools of India. (ML)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, National Programs
Guttman, Cynthia; Kosonen, Kimmo – 1994
In 1979, the Indian Institute of Education launched the country's first comprehensive project in part-time, non-formal primary education. Now in its third phase, PROPEL (Promoting Primary and Elementary Education Project) is training the inhabitants of 137 villages to take responsibility for the quality of education in the non-formal stream. This…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Elementary Education
Mishra, Arun K. – 1994
Education has a place of high priority on India's development agenda. The technical/vocational education (TVE) system is multisectoral with each ministry responsible for labor force development in that sector. The TVE programs in the formal education system are either state delivered or financed. The higher secondary vocational education program…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, 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
Dodds, Tony – 1972
A three part report first discusses some problems of rural development, education, and the mass media. The second, and basic part, consists of case studies which detail of projects which used various media in rural education programs in Africa, Canada, Europe, and India. And the third part is largely subjective and hypothetical: it is an attempt…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Extension 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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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
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Hoskins, Marilyn W. – Development Communication Report, 1981
Criteria for establishing a project management plan for local community development of forestry programs in Africa are provided in the lead article, which elaborates upon approaches for encouraging participation in fuelwood production, determining community needs and responsibilities, assigning technical support personnel, and revitalizing rural…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Conservation (Environment), Cooperative Planning, Cultural Differences
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