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Rivera, William M., Ed.; Walker, Sharon M., Ed. – 1984
These 41 papers reflect the conference's focus on nonformal adult education. A major goal of the conference was to facilitate dialogue between researchers and practitioners who are concerned with lifelong learning issues. Four papers focus on aging, specifically intergenerational experiences, preretirement leisure counseling, aging of the work…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
ASPBAE Courier, 1984
This special issue was developed by the Asian-South Pacific Bureau for Adult Education (ASPBAE) in preparation for Unesco's fourth international conference on adult education. A section on "Literacy--A Great Challenge and Important Debate" includes "Why Literacy? (Paul Fordham); "Cooperating or Campaigning for Literacy"…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Role
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
Swedish Inst., Stockholm. – 1985
An estimated one-third of Sweden's adult population pursues some type of studies. The primary forms of education and training available for adults in Sweden are residential adult colleges, folk high schools, voluntary educational associations or study circles, municipal and national adult education programs, adult basic education programs, public…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing 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)
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Sagi, Yoaz; Shadur, Joe – Nature Study, 1986
Reports on the goals, activities, and governance of Israel's network of field study centers. Describes the spectrum of program offerings that address the needs of various audiences. Also explains the educational, research, and public action elements of the system. (ML)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning