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Shanker, Ashim; Marian, Diana; Swimmer, Christopher – UNICEF, 2015
This paper aggregates the academic literature reviewing and reporting interventions for out-of-school children (OOSC) around the world to serve as a guide for potential interventions in South Asia and elsewhere. It complements the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children (OOSCI) South Asia Regional Study (2014). Thus the interventions reviewed…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Out of School Youth, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Gadio, Moussa – Adult Learning, 2011
This article focuses on the issue of policy development for adult learning in Mali, West Africa. On January 2007, the Malian government adopted the "Adult Non-formal Education Policy Document," which was intended to regulate the adult learning sector and federate the actions of policy makers, adult education providers, and adult…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Gillespie, Diane; Melching, Molly – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2010
This case study analyzes the introduction of democracy and human rights into the educational program of Tostan, a nongovernmental organization working in Africa. The authors show how Tostan's original educational approach created a meaningful context for integrating democracy and human rights into its curriculum, a process that took place from…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Civil Rights, Democracy, Social Change
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Weyer, Frederique – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
Non-formal education (NFE) is now considered as playing a critical role in the achievement of the objective of Education for All, by reaching the learning needs of youth and adults who do not have access to formal education, increasing their employment opportunities and therefore contributing to poverty alleviation. Yet there is still insufficient…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, Out of School Youth
Desmond, Snoeks, Ed.; Elfert, Maren, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ1), 2008
Family literacy is a form of intergenerational learning that is based on the fundamental connection and interaction between the education of children, young people and adults. The family--in its broader sense--builds the foundation for lifelong learning. This book was published to help promote literacy by raising the understanding and awareness of…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Adult Literacy, Lifelong Learning, Community Education
DeStefano, Joseph; Moore, Audrey-Marie Schuh; Balwanz, David; Hartwell, Ash – Academy for Educational Development, 2007
In 2004, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Educational Quality Improvement Program 2 (EQUIP2) began investigating community-based schools as a mechanism for reaching the underserved populations. The team identified nine models that successfully organized schooling in regions least served by the formal education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Nontraditional Education, Nonformal Education
DeStefano, Joseph; Moore, Audrey-Marie Schuh; Balwanz, David; Hartwell, Ash – Academy for Educational Development, 2006
This issues brief describes how complementary education approaches that rely on community, nongovernmental, and ministry collaboration present a promising response to the challenge to the limitations of conventional primary schooling. The brief is based on nine case studies of successful complementary education programs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Comparative Education, Nonformal Education
Belloncle, Guy – 1982
Although failures have been encountered in the West African cooperative movement, farm cooperatives are an indispensable tool for rural development. They can generate an investment budget at the village level and can provide a stimulating framework for education. The Senegalese farm cooperative movement has experienced a number of problems. Three…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Cooperatives, Developing Nations
Dave, R. H., Ed.; And Others – 1984
This collection contains four papers discussing the outcomes of an international research project on the concept of lifelong education and its implications for educational reforms and development in developing nations. The following papers are included: "Rural Newspapers and Other Learning Strategies for Post-Literacy and Basic Education in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education
Brigham, Earl K., Ed. – The NFE Exchange, 1981
Devoted to the role of participation in nonformal education (NFE) activities in enhancing development, this issue consists of an article on participation in NFE activities, descriptions of participatory programs, an annotated bibliography on participation, and a review of various publications related to participation. The lead article, "Can…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Developing Nations, Disabilities
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. – 1980
This report describes the ongoing activities of the Non-Formal Education Information Center during 1979, and details its first half-year of efforts to strengthen the capacity of selected NFE resource centers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The report first addresses the continued operation of a clearinghouse for user-oriented information and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Educational Resources, Information Centers
Velis, Jean-Pierre – 1994
The principle of primary education has long been established in the impoverished sub-Saharan nation of Mali, but despite official affirmations in favor of access to education, Mali still has one of the lowest rates of primary school attendance. This booklet describes the efforts of Save the Children/USA in mobilizing community support for 22…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
Hamadache, Ali – Prospects, 1991
Suggests nonformal education can be defined only with respect to its function in a specific context, its objectives established on an individual basis. Argues that it cannot be centralized or institutionalized. Includes nonformal education as a method of broadening access to education, providing second chance programs, and serving a Gandhian…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Literacy Work, 1977
Development of the nonformal education program in the country of Mali (Africa), which focuses on the promotion of literacy and functional literacy through the press and radio, is described. (TA)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Problems