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Phatininnart, Chuleeporn – Convergence, 2009
The making of changes inside prisons necessarily implies education. In Thailand, the point is not only to organise professional training courses but also to make detainees aware of the fact that they belong to a community of values. Non-formal education allows the necessary flexibility to an individual approach of training that must take into…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Professional Training, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
Online Submission, 2005
The increasing accessibility of information and knowledge through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) has helped many countries in the region to developing their economies. ICT has not only shaped many facets of modern learning and living, but also in bringing about social change and enhancement of human intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Empowerment, Nonformal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2000
Statistically, Thailand has eliminated gender disparity in access to education. Reasons that four women's conferences made very little impression on education reform could be no significant or overt discrimination against girls' enrollment and employment; education opportunity as more an issue of class (affordability) than gender (culture); and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1986
Papers designed to help build multidisciplinary training networks for rural development are collected in this document, an outgrowth of a regional training workshop attended by participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Thailand, and India. The six papers deal with the objectives of the workshop which were to:…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
A seminar was conducted to review formal and nonformal education in the context of lifelong education in Southeast Asia and the Far East, to visit field projects in Thailand and discuss the experiences gained, and to suggest ways and means to solve identified problems and coordinate planning. This report summarizes the information that was…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Developing Nations, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
Delegates from six countries (Bangladesh, Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines) met in the Philippines in May-June 1979 at a UNESCO-sponsored conference to discuss development of productive skills through nonformal and alternative structures in education. The main part of the meeting was a series of reports of the nonformal…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Economic Development, Educational Administration
Duke, Chris, Ed.; And Others – 1980
This issue of Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education Courier Service focuses on communications within the region. The first paper discusses development and communication and the training needs for workers in these areas. The next two items briefly address how broadcasting for nonformal education is being approached in Indonesia, which…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Correspondence Study, Developing Nations
Kindervatter, Suzanne – 1979
This monograph discusses the role of nonformal education in increasing peoples' powers of self-determination within underdeveloped countries. Chapters I and II review the causes of underdevelopment, ways in which the third world depends upon developed countries, strategies for overcoming dependency, and the role of individuals in promoting their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Area Studies, Case Studies, Change Strategies
Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand). – 1978
Reflected in priorities of secondary vocational training, agricultural education, and nonformal short courses, Thailand's education policy of "productive work experience" helps solve the problems of those who have an incomplete general education, have negative work attitudes and habits, are untrained dropouts, or are vocationally trained…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Affective Objectives, Agency Role, Agricultural Education
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
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Khajapeer, M. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Among nonformal education programs in Thailand is the General Education Programme (GEP), in which adults complete the equivalent of 12 years of formal schooling in six years. This article describes the objectives, content, methodology, and evaluation of a training program for GEP instructors. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education
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Saint, K. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Describes adult educational policy, organization, and administration in Thailand and its six categories of programs: functional literacy, academic and general education, vocational, reading skills promotion, public education, and radio/television nonformal education. Closely related to the formal educational system, Thailand's adult education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Education, Developing Nations