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Online Submission, 2005
The increasing accessibility of information and knowledge through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) has helped many countries in the region to developing their economies. ICT has not only shaped many facets of modern learning and living, but also in bringing about social change and enhancement of human intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Empowerment, Nonformal Education
Odora, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1992
Fourteen papers are provided from a symposium to provide general input into the 1990 Unesco International Literacy Year by reviewing and documenting existing knowledge and current issues in the field of women and literacy with special emphasis on developing countries. Specific topics are as follows: the definition of literacy; review of methods;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
de Armengol, Mercy Abreu – 1990
This report by the UNESCO Institute for Education compares approaches to providing nonformal education to out-of-school children in Bangladesh, Burundi, Colombia, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The report analyzes some of the educational and demographic characteristics of the six countries, and the countries' policies concerning universal primary…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Children, Curriculum Development
ASPBAE Courier, 1991
This issue of the "Courier" examines the quality of life as it can be improved by adult education, especially in the countries of Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. It also looks at the need for women's education. The following six articles are included: (1) "The Future of the Family" (Federico Mayor); (2) "Her Words on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
Dave, R. H.; And Others – 1990
This study reports on innovative alternative approaches to children's education in 12 developing countries. These approaches are examined with reference to their flexibility regarding time and place of learning, age of pupils, relationship with formal education systems, relevance and functionality for the actual situation of learners, and ability…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Learning, Basic Skills, Developing Nations
Patrick, Walter K. – 1982
An attempt was made to study the influence of social networks in Sri Lanka by identifying, selecting, and training volunteers to serve as informal educators of their own social networks. These educators who each were to serve a cluster of 20-25 families were young adults; the majority were females linked to health, education, or community…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Community Development
Connect: Unesco-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter, 1983
In 1975 Unesco, with the cooperation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launched the current International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP). The initial 3-year phase of the IEEP was fundamentally that of promoting and stimulating environmental education among Unesco member states by (1) elaborating concepts, goals, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of a seminar involving 13 Asian nations held to develop coordinated population education programs is presented. Following an introduction describing background, objectives, and participation, chapter 1 summarizes the reports on national population education presented by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, India,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
Koech, Michael Kipkorir – 1983
An analysis of two alternative (nonformal) rural education projects provides data on Rural Craft Training Centers (RCTC's) in Kenya and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement (SSM) in Sri Lanka. The RCTC objective is to design pilot rural development strategies for expanding income in selected poor; the SSM objective is to build a "righteous…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Financial Support
Bulletin of the Unesco Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 1987
This bulletin issue contains articles and observations about continuing education for adults in various countries of Asia and the Pacific. Articles from five experts in continuing education and/or related areas in four countries in the region make up the first section. The experts are from (1) Sri Lanka (D. A. Perera); (2) Australia (Geoffrey…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1984
Sri Lanka's primary education program is described in this study. Chapter One discusses the present system of education, providing a brief history of the development of the educational system, a discussion of legal provisions concerning education, an overview of the school structure, as well as discussions of educational administration, teacher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administration, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
The primary objective of the workshop was to provide opportunity for participating Member States (Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Iran) to develop technical cooperation among themselves through exchange of experiences of their key personnel in the field of education for rural development. Presented in this report are:…
Descriptors: Administration, Agency Cooperation, Change Agents, Community Change
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Jones, Adele – Community Development Journal, 1992
Profiles community development training in Australia, Sri Lanka, and Fiji--formal accredited courses as well as nonformal training, methods, and venues. (SK)
Descriptors: Community Development, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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)
Ekanayake, S. B. – Prospects, 1987
Reports a case study of the village of Illukwewa, Sri Lanka, which examined traditional technologies, life skills and the feasibility of implementing formal learning programs based on these methods. Makes recommendations on focusing the learning process toward formal education. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Anthropology, Foreign Countries
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