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Krizay, Erin – Peace Corps, 2015
English practice activities can be a great medium for positive youth development. Worldwide, young people are aware of the increased opportunities available to those with English language skills, creating a high demand for quality English education. As a result, Youth in Development Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) are often asked to teach English.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Volunteers
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2008
People learn in many different ways and in many different places. What is learned informally or experientially is often the same or similar to what may be learned in traditional formal learning environments. There are many reasons why recognizing experiential learning is viable educational option, more so in today's economy than ever before. Prior…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Adult Education, Prior Learning, Experiential Learning
Diagne, Amadou Wade; Sadembouo, Etienne; Ouedraogo, Fati; Adu-Gyamfi, Juliana; Kinteh, Saim; Khan, Shahnewaz – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2006
The main objective of this Handbook is to build the capacities of facilitators and other literacy and non-formal education personnel to promote learning and development at the community level. It aims at developing their skills and knowledge in literacy training, while sensitising them to issues that are at the very heart of adult literacy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Adult Learning, Literacy Education
Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2001
This document is intended to assist individuals directly involved in delivery and implementation of grassroots continuing education programs in the Asia-Pacific region. The first half of the handbook consists of chapters on the following topics: (1) the handbook's structure, contents, audience, and use; (2) the nature and scope of continuing…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies
Vander Mey, Brenda J.; McDonald, Sian I. – 2001
This booklet provides information on implementing the Landscapes for Learning (LFL) program, which was conceived to bring children, youths, and communities together to learn about landscaping while beautifying local schools and communities. The booklet begins with a discussion of the concept of environmental stewardship. Described next are the…
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Educational Practices, Educational Resources
Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Knowledge Network. – 2001
These guidelines address issues in the application of traditional Alaska Native child-rearing and parenting practices to nurture culturally healthy youth in the contemporary world. Guidelines are organized around each of several roles related to child rearing: Native Elders, as tradition-bearers and essential role models; parents, who are the…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, Child Rearing, Community Role
Ruderman, Marian N.; Ohlott, Patricia J. – 2000
Ordinary nonwork activities like fundraising, coaching, and community advocacy can serve as sources of learning for managers in such areas as interpersonal skills, handling multiple tasks, using relevant background information, and leadership practice. Private life encourages leadership development by offering managers experience developing their…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Education
Booth, Elizabeth Mills – 2000
This training manual outlines a process for change that trainers in nutrition, community development, and other sectors can use to teach volunteers to help people in developing areas help themselves. Four series of training sessions are organized around the following four steps for effecting change: (1) listen and observe (learn what local…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Knapper, Christopher K.; Cropley, Arthur J. – 2000
This book, which is intended for academics, educators, educational managers, and policymakers concerned with higher education, examines how universities and colleges can prepare their students for lifelong learning through continuing education, specialized courses for adults, and mainstream teaching programs geared toward traditional students. The…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Articulation (Education)
Education for Development, Reading (England). – 1996
This guide, which was developed by a group of nonformal education (NFE) practitioners during a training course conducted in India, is intended as a tool to train NFE practitioners. Discussed first are the basic principles of NFE, the meaning of the term "active learning and education," features of NFE, and ways NFE can help advance development.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Community Education
Hren, Benedict, J. – 1998
This workshop guide is the second in the Conservation Issues Forum Series produced by the Izaak Walton League of America's Sustainability Education Project. The guide, a tool for discussing critical topics with conservationists and community leaders, describes a series of six activities through which community members may work together to develop…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Role, Conservation Education, Environmental Education
Pickering, Marianne – 1996
This book examines the cultural universal of education from a multicultural perspective and a time dimension. The text is written for juveniles, and includes many color photographs. Chapters include: (1) "What is Education?"; (2) "The Americas"; (3) "Africa"; (4) "Europe and the Middle East"; (5) "Asia"; and (6) "Australia and the South Pacific."…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies
Sita, Lisa – 1996
This book examines the cultural universal of religion and spirituality from a multicultural perspective and a time dimension. The text is written for juveniles and includes many color photographs. Chapters include: (1) "The Need to Believe"; (2) "The Americas"; (3) "Africa"; (4) "Europe and the Middle East"; (5) "Asia"; and (6) "Australia and the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
Clay, Rebecca – 1996
This book examines the cultural universal of family and community from a multicultural perspective. The text is written for juveniles, and includes many color photographs. Chapters include: (1) "Families Are Everywhere"; (2) "The Americas"; (3) "Africa"; (4) "Europe and the Middle East"; (5) "Asia"; and (6) "Australia and the South Pacific." The…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Community, Community Influence
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