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Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn; Cheick, Diarra Mahamadou – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ1), 2007
This issue in the "Literacy Matters" looks at the relationship between literacy and HIV prevention education. It is the result of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning's work on examining the contribution of non-formal education (NFE) to HIV prevention, carried out in collaboration with the Association for the Development of…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Communicable Diseases, Foreign Countries
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Brennan, Geraldine – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2006
The history of art and design education in Botswana has evolved in a unique way and reflects its British colonial history and post-independence development. It has involved constant exchange and dialogue with other countries through the employment of teachers, teacher trainers and university lecturers from a variety of European, Asian and other…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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Minnis, John R. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2006
Education policy in sub-Saharan Africa is predicated on human capital assumptions and therefore promotes the expansion of formal education as a way to promote economic growth. As a result, formal education is valued primarily as a private consumer good, a form of cultural capital that allows some to get ahead and stay ahead, rather than as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Credentials, Population Growth, Nonformal Education
Asojo, Abimbola O.; Asojo, Theresa T. – 2000
The role of women in many African societies has been formed and contained by age-old traditions that have relegated their place to the home. Where they are compelled to play second fiddle, women rarely discover their authentic identity. This paper presents the roles of women in place making in Africa. It discusses non-formal and formal education…
Descriptors: African Culture, Females, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
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Hoppers, Wim – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 2000
Argues that the present crisis of basic education for young people in Africa reveals problems that are more fundamental than enrollments, inputs, and costs. Maintains that non-conventional approaches to learning, associated with non-formal and distance education, have important but distinct contributions to make to the reform of mainstream…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Brown-Danquah, Benita Binta – 1994
This guide provides history, format, contact names, addresses, and phone numbers of some African dance and African American marching units in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). The working papers are divided into two categories. "Part One: Movements of African Dance in Philadelphia" begins with a sensitive, detailed explanation of the…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Art Education, Black Culture, Blacks
Kamlongera, Christopher – 1989
This document describes the development of theater in Africa, over the last 20 years, from a medium of entertainment for the colonial elite to an African theatre, after independence. It describes various approaches to the use of theater as a medium of education and development. Nine chapters in the book concern: (l) background to African drama;…
Descriptors: African Culture, Colonialism, Developing Nations, Development
Bas, Daniel – 1988
Asking how to enrich on-the-job-training and, in particular, the traditional apprenticeship system in Africa without unduly burdening employers or smothering this system that is firmly rooted in African culture and is particularly well-suited to the conditions of African life, this document concludes that it is necessary to improve the skills of…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Craft Workers, Developing Nations
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
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
Belloncle, Guy – 1982
Although failures have been encountered in the West African cooperative movement, farm cooperatives are an indispensable tool for rural development. They can generate an investment budget at the village level and can provide a stimulating framework for education. The Senegalese farm cooperative movement has experienced a number of problems. Three…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Cooperatives, Developing Nations
Kidd, Ross, Ed.; Colletta, Nat, Ed. – 1980
Case studies and seminar reports are provided that were presented at an international seminar to examine field experiences in using a culture-based approach to nonformal education. Part I, containing an introductory paper and nine case studies, focuses on indigenous institutions and processes in health, family planning, agriculture, basic…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Programs, Cultural Context
McLellan, Iain – 1986
Based on visits to and interviews in 14 countries (Senegal, The Gambia, Niger, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Zaire, Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, the United States, France, Italy, and Canada) this report provides a detailed accounting of the present and potential use of television to support development through non-formal educational programming in…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cost Effectiveness, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs
Bhola, H. S. – 1985
Recent studies conducted in developing nations throughout the world have made it possible to formulate a political theory of literacy for development that clarifies relationships between development ideologies and literacy policies and thus provides a greater understanding of the choices and decisions made by policymakers and planners. Depending…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1978
This paper reports on phase one of a study to ascertain whether formal or nonformal education is more effective in accelerating the integration of women into development activities in developing countries. It is based on the premise that women need more and better credentials to gain social, economic, and political acceptance in less developed…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
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