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Morales, Francisco X. Swett – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Various financing structures for nonformal education are presented, using examples from Colombia, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Ecuador. Many resources of the formal education system can be used in the planning, coordination, and execution of nonformal education. The importance of community involvement and financial backing is stressed. (JA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Naik, Chitra – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
A recent community-oriented, evening education project for illiterate children residing in the rural Pune district of India is described and evaluated. Discussed are project organizations, requirement and training of staff, curriculum content, classroom equipment, course materials, and literacy results. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Brockington, David; White, Roger – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Because of the current high unemployment rate of British youth, traditional academic and vocational school educational methods are impractical for many young adults. Alternatives such as youth adult networks, evening literacy programs, cooperative theatre groups, and self-employment collectives are discussed. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries
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