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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
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Khan, A. M. M. Zowadul Karim – Convergence, 2005
Continuing education (CE) in Bangladesh is a mass education programme. The primary aim is to develop the skills of participants, providing them with opportunities to increase their income. Its targets are neo-literate people--both male and female--between the ages of 11 and 45. Neo-literate is a technical term used in mass education in Bangladesh…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Instruction, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
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Comings, John P.; And Others – Convergence, 1994
In Nepal, the Health Education and Adult Literacy Project for women dealt with four mechanisms: time in school and work, school-acquired dispositions, literacy skills, and health and family planning knowledge. Beginning with a small program enabled the building of leadership essential for a larger-scale program. (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Family Planning, Females, Foreign Countries
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van Riezen, Karsten – Convergence, 1996
Nonformal education can have a significant impact on community development only when education is introduced into the total development process. Content must answer actual needs of the community, and community members should participate in planning, organization, and implementation of education. (SK)
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Involvement, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Lovett, Tom – Convergence, 1990
The Ulster People's College and the Community Education Research and Development Centre in Northern Ireland attempt to achieve peace and reconciliation through nonsectarian programs of community education, developing a middle ground and common agenda, promoting social change, and challenging myths and stereotypes. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries