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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
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
Brigham, Earl K., Ed. – The NFE Exchange, 1981
Devoted to the role of participation in nonformal education (NFE) activities in enhancing development, this issue consists of an article on participation in NFE activities, descriptions of participatory programs, an annotated bibliography on participation, and a review of various publications related to participation. The lead article, "Can…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Developing Nations, Disabilities
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. – 1980
This report describes the ongoing activities of the Non-Formal Education Information Center during 1979, and details its first half-year of efforts to strengthen the capacity of selected NFE resource centers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The report first addresses the continued operation of a clearinghouse for user-oriented information and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Educational Resources, Information Centers
Velis, Jean-Pierre – 1994
The principle of primary education has long been established in the impoverished sub-Saharan nation of Mali, but despite official affirmations in favor of access to education, Mali still has one of the lowest rates of primary school attendance. This booklet describes the efforts of Save the Children/USA in mobilizing community support for 22…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
Hamadache, Ali – Prospects, 1991
Suggests nonformal education can be defined only with respect to its function in a specific context, its objectives established on an individual basis. Argues that it cannot be centralized or institutionalized. Includes nonformal education as a method of broadening access to education, providing second chance programs, and serving a Gandhian…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration