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Shah, Madhuri, Ed. – 1986
This handbook presents 15 case studies on the non-formal education of women from four Asian countries: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. The goal of this publication is to provide information about education-related issues concerning women and girls and development. This information is intended for those people, in governmental and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Planning
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Maitra, Satyen – Convergence, 1974
The libraries of India can play an important role in the education of neo-literates by awakening the interest of potential readers, providing specially developed materials, setting aside a special area staffed by trained, sympathetic personnel, and by fostering discussion groups to raise people's consciousness of their power to effect change. (AJ)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Instructional Materials
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
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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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Yadav, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Educational Finance, Educational Trends
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Alikhan, Shahid – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
India has a long history of adult education and has evolved several interesting forms of non-formal adult education. (AG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education, Community Development
Karnik, Kiran – Educational Broadcasting International, 1981
Describes the role of research and evaluation in the growth, evolution, and impact of developmental television in India. Eleven references are listed. (Author/LLS)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
This working paper from the annual conference of the Indian Adult Education Association briefly describes the current state of adult education in India and outlines important steps that should be taken to make adult education an integral part of national development. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Nonformal Education
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Bordia, A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Examines problems in coordination between nonformal adult education and national development programs in India and suggests management structures for institutionalizing coordination. Notes the difficulty with which influential political and administrative groups will allow changes in the system and suggests possible alternative development and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation
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Kidd, J. R. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Compares the educational systems, particularly nonformal education, of India and China, and the impact on education of sociopolitical factors, history, government, ideology, languages, and cultures. Includes differences and similarities in educational facilities, personnel, methods, some national statistics, and charts of the education systems in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Maitra, S. N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Presents recommendations from a January 1979 seminar held in Bengal, India, of representatives from different voluntary agencies associated with the national adult education program. Three groups discussed program components (literacy, awareness, and functionality), integrating development with adult education, voluntary agencies and government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Role, Community Development
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 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…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Cultural Influences, Economic Development
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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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