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Jayaweera, S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses nonformal education programs for women in four categories, as well as nonvocational education programs, constraints, problems, directions, and strategies. The four categories are part-time facilities in formal educational institutions; in-plant training; on-the-job training by employers; and courses offered by public and private sector…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Continuing Education, Dropouts, Employed Women
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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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Pillai, K. Sivadasan – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
Gives a background on the various adult/non-formal education programs drawn up since Indian independence, and discusses the needs, aspirations, and problems supported by facts and figures. (Editor)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Nonformal Education
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1978
The author discusses factors inhibiting adult literacy in India, stating that institutional schooling has provided education for only a small percentage of the population. As an adult literacy curriculum depends on community needs, he suggests a core or minimum curriculum for adult basic education in the community. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community, Core Curriculum
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Shrivastava, Om – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1978
A tribal adult education role by colleges in the vicinity of tribal areas in India is needed to organize continuing education programs for tribal peoples with their different cultures. Tribal cultures, past and present tribal development efforts, educational needs, and elements of program planning are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Role, Community Programs, Cultural Differences
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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
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
Tripathi, Virendra – Literacy Work, 1977
Noting that the success of nonformal education in India depends on an instructor, the author outlines the content of an instructor training program which emphasizes academic content and practical training. Each of the six units of the academic content area are described along with an outline of the 6-day practical training session. (TA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Objectives
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Naik, J. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1976
Presents the text of the author's speech delivered at the Zakir Husain Memorial Lecture. Major topics covered are the three channels of education in India (formal, informal and incidental); a historical perspective; challenges for and modernization of nonformal education; work and development: the core of nonformal education; extending coverage…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries
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Maitra, Satyen – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1976
Discusses the need for nonformal education curriculum development for illiterate Indians in the 15-25 age group. Certain characteristics of this group are noted and curriculum development is discussed in terms of definition, components, objectives, content, methods, and evaluation. (SH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Literacy, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
International Understanding at School, 1976
A description and explanation of a nonformal education center set up in India for dropouts. This article is a condensed transcript of an interview that was recorded in July 1975 at Unesco headquarters. (ND)
Descriptors: Community Problems, Dropouts, Education Service Centers, Educational Programs
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
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Sachdeva, J. L. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Functional Literacy
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Descriptors: Agency Role, Disadvantaged Youth, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
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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