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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
Gordon, Hopeton L. A. – 1985
There are more than 70 different organizations in Jamaica engaged in some form of adult education, from university extension and professional career and skills training to social education and basic literacy. Programming for adults is currently available in the following forms: training for out-of-school youth, basic adult education and literacy…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Change Strategies, Church Programs
McCulloch, Cedric S. – 1985
A six-year project is planned to assist in improving a skill training system responsive to the Government of Jamaica's (GOJ) economic policies and labor market needs. The project is designed to achieve its objectives by focusing on three components. The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust (HEART) component is concerned with policy…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Vocational Education, Economic Development, Financial Support
Miller, Harry; And Others – 1979
Some 42% of Jamaica's adult population was not functionally literate in 1962--figures that precipitated expansion in adult literacy and Basic Education programs as described in this survey report. Following a seven-page introductory historical profile, the authors note attempts made to assess adult illiteracy, such as the 1975 survey that found…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Cooperation, Business
Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development, Haydenville, MA. – 1993
Noting that early childhood development is the foundation for basic education across the life span, the first chapter of this report discusses the benefits of early interventions for individuals and society and justifies the basis for programs which aim at meeting the basic learning needs of young children. It also suggests several questions which…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Development, Community Programs, Early Childhood Education
Williams, David C. – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1979
Following a description of the misfortunes Jamaican agriculture has faced in the past decade, this article focuses on the nonformal adult education program and its relationship to long-range stabilization of agricultural production. (LRA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Community Programs, Developing Nations