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Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
DeStefano, Joseph; Moore, Audrey-Marie Schuh; Balwanz, David; Hartwell, Ash – Academy for Educational Development, 2006
This issues brief describes how complementary education approaches that rely on community, nongovernmental, and ministry collaboration present a promising response to the challenge to the limitations of conventional primary schooling. The brief is based on nine case studies of successful complementary education programs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Comparative Education, Nonformal Education
Leach, Fiona, Ed. – 1995
This publication is a companion volume to a research report that examined local, national, and international interventions and initiatives aimed at promoting education and training for the informal sector. It provides four case studies on types of initiatives being taken by a wide range of actors in the area of education and training.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Educational Research, Entrepreneurship
Kinsey, David C., Ed.; Bing, John W., Ed. – 1978
The document describes a rural nonformal education field service grant project in Koforidua, Ghana, carried out by the University of Massachusetts' Center of International Education in collaboration with the University of Ghana's Institute of Adult Education and the People's Education Association of Ghana. The project was designed to increase the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1979
One in a series of studies of lifelong learning, this paper discusses the cultural and educational needs of selected urban and rural communities in Senegal and Ghana, emphasizing grassroots initiative and the community's analysis of its own needs. Information is drawn in part from surveys, public meetings, and interviews in three communities:…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Development
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Ageing International, 1986
Presents examples of some of the educational offerings for older people in nations at three very different stages of development: Ghana, Singapore, and France. Examines traditional forms of education, family living workshops, preretirement education, self-directed learning, decentralization of older adult education, and educational programs for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Interviews, Nonformal Education