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Bhasin, Kamla; Ellis, Pat – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1984
Bhasin argues for a clear and scientific analysis of the structure of poverty and exploitation that keeps Indian women illiterate, unequal, hungry, and ill. Ellis explores ways of linking women's issues with adult, nonformal, and literacy education to help women meet the challenges of development. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Economic Development, Family Role, Females
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Shorey, Leonard L. – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1983
Nonformal continuing education may be one of the major challenges of the decade. This points out the critical need for formal training for adult educators, requiring leadership from governments and national associations. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Continuing Education, Nonformal Education
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Khan, Akhter Hameed – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1986
The author describes his lifelong involvement in education, particularly in Bangladesh, including pilot projects for rural development, literacy, education of women and girls, health and family planning, village cooperatives, and a feeder school program. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Feeder Patterns, Health Education, Illiteracy
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Bernardino, Felicita G. – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1980
Analyzes policies in the Philippines pertaining to the urban and rural poor, describes programs and projects for the education and training of the urban disadvantaged, and recommends future actions. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economically Disadvantaged, Nonformal Education
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Gayfer, Margaret – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1980
The editor of "Convergence" sets the stage for this special issue on women and adult education by discussing the Women's Programme of the International Council for Adult Education. ICAE's agenda includes research on women's participation in adult education and on a new kind of learning which reflects women's situations and viewpoints.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Economic Development, Females
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Fordham, Paul – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1978
Describes the growth of adult education and adult education research in Britain and outlines four government-financed educational research programs: survey of non-vocational provision, adult literacy program, new communities project, and paid educational leave. Notes the importance of international contacts in pursuing adult education research.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Community Education, Educational Finance