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Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Smith, Judith L. – 1986
Across the nation, colleges are discovering a new group of students: retired learners. Special programs are emerging to meet the unique needs and interests of this mature population. This booklet describes these programs under the generic title, College Centers for Older Learners (CCOLs). CCOLs offer a stimulating college environment for older…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, College Programs, Continuing Education
Vladislavlev, Alexandre P. – 1987
This document presents a conceptual framework for lifelong education in the USSR that is based on interfacing education on the one hand and the scientific and technological revolution on the other to create a system of lifelong education encompassing basic in-school and other less structured, nonformal programs. The impact of the increasing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Elliott, Janet – 1983
This case study provides information on the formal and informal technical and vocational education systems operating within the United Kingdom. It is intended to assist policymakers, planners, administrators, and experts in technical and vocational education. Part I provides basic information on the country and its economy with special emphasis on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Role, Job Training, Nonformal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Inst. for Educational Planning. – 1984
The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) selected three areas of inquiry as its focal concerns for the years 1984-1989. The first of these centered on the influences on each other of education and technological development, and on the implications of these mutual influences for educational planning on a national scale,…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives