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McLorg, Devon – Childhood Education, 2019
Around the world, dedicated professionals are implementing innovative programs to improve access to quality education for children living in poverty and otherwise marginalized communities. This article provides an overview of the work being conducted by BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is working to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Poverty, At Risk Persons
Odora, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1992
Fourteen papers are provided from a symposium to provide general input into the 1990 Unesco International Literacy Year by reviewing and documenting existing knowledge and current issues in the field of women and literacy with special emphasis on developing countries. Specific topics are as follows: the definition of literacy; review of methods;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Nyalusi, G. P. J. – 1979
This overview of library services for pre-school and primary school children in Tanzania includes a brief description of the economic and educational situation of the country, an outline of the aims of library service to young children in Tanzania, a discussion of the responsibilities of library professionals in implementing library service aims,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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
Mosha, H. J. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Folk development colleges, modelled on the Swedish folk high schools, were started to prepare Tanzanians to develop their personalities and their capacity to think and to help them understand national policies, international affairs, further education, and ways to develop their culture. Program development and implementation are described.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Educational Research
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
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Mbakile, E. P. R. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
The Tanzanian government has made a major commitment to its National Literacy Programme as a strategy for national development. Goals of the program are the eradication of illiteracy, self-reliance in solving economic and social problems, and lifelong education. To deal effectively with the problem of learner motivation, the program links literacy…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Policy