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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2000
The impact of enlightened policies and incentives designed to increase girls' enrollment and achievement in education has been marginal in Nepal. Ministry of Education (MOE) goals aimed at increasing girls' participation include increasing the enrollment rate, opening early childhood development centers, promoting recruitment of at least one…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Compulsory Education, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1999
This report is a summary of study visits plus workshops that took place in Bhutan, Nepal, and India in 1998 within the framework of UNESCO's Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL). Three educators each from China, Lao PDR, and Vietnam and educators from the host countries participated. The project aimed to promote literacy and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Kehrberg, Norma – 1996
Women in Nepal are empowered through adult functional literacy programs called Non Formal Education (NFE). The NFE classes are held six nights per week using discussion and group socialization processes that develop critical thinking and build self-esteem in a society in which women have few or no legal rights. In these programs, women gain…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Educational Needs
Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Center for Development Information and Evaluation. – 1998
For 2 decades, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has sought to strengthen Nepal's formal and nonformal education systems and elevate the status of women in Nepal. The extent to which USAID women's empowerment and literacy activities have contributed to increasing and improving the basic education of girls in Nepal was examined…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis
World Education, Inc., Boston, MA. – 1989
World Education, with a small grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, began an experimental pilot project in nonformal education at a university research center, a pilot project that eventually became the Government of Nepal's national literacy program. The program evolved gradually over 12 years (1977-89) and was molded in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Community Development
Reinhold, Amy Jo – 1993
In 1981, Save the Children (SC) opened an office in Nepal to support projects related to health, education, income generation, and resource management. Statistics show that between 7 and 8 million of Nepal's 19 million people live below the poverty line, and almost 2 out of 3 adolescent girls do not attend school, placing the overall female…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Day Care
Rivera, William M., Comp.; Walker, Sharon M., Comp. – 1985
The 48 papers in this proceedings focus on aspects of non-formal adult education including international comparative adult education. The papers are: "Lifelong Learning in Perspective" (Knox); "Women in their Thirties: The In-Between Generation" (Caffarella, Freeman); "Development in Women: An Analysis of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals)
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Comings, John P.; And Others – Convergence, 1994
In Nepal, the Health Education and Adult Literacy Project for women dealt with four mechanisms: time in school and work, school-acquired dispositions, literacy skills, and health and family planning knowledge. Beginning with a small program enabled the building of leadership essential for a larger-scale program. (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Family Planning, Females, Foreign Countries
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World Education Reports, 1995
This issue focuses on several efforts in maternal and child health education and environmental sanitation throughout the world in which bridges between technical content and participatory education have been built successfully. The following articles are included: "Editorial" (David Kahler, Bonnie Mullinix); "Women's Health…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies