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Faris, Ron – Education Canada, 2003
A new model of learning communities based on lifelong learning is emerging. The approach integrates nonformal and formal learning so that all learning is recognized. The expertise and learning resources that exist in every community are mobilized so that community purposes are achieved. Examples are given of learning communities in rural British…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Community Cooperation, Community Education, Educational Change
Conroy, Barbara; And Others – 1980
This report contains six presentations by members of the Task Force on Libraries and Lifelong Learning. "Library Programming for Groups with Special Needs" describes the library as a local alternative education agency, complementing school systems, and ways libraries serve adults with special needs through outreach and special programming efforts.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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Strom, Robert; Strom, Shirley – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1989
Piloted grandparent (N=400) education program that provided opportunities for grandparents to: (l) share ideas/feelings; (2) listen to children's view; (3) learn to improve family communication; (4) learn about lifespan development; and (5) focus on self-evaluation. Argues that educational needs of grandparents have been overlooked and that a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Grandparents, Lifelong Learning
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This publication contains 10 articles on nonformal adult education in the Pacific Region. The first describes the Mobile Training Team in Micronesia and its strengths and weaknesses. The second article introduces the Micronesian Seminar and an examination of its methods of combating social problems through seminars and workshops. The next two…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Community Development, Community Education
Miller, Harry G.; Lee, Hyon Chong – 1980
Adult and continuing education in Korea is associated with a national emphasis on social education in nonformal settings outside traditional elementary and secondary systems. During the last decades, achievements have included growth in the variety of programs, national attention to the necessity of adult and continuing education, and expansion of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Citizenship Education, Community Education
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World Education Reports, 1995
This issue focuses on several efforts in maternal and child health education and environmental sanitation throughout the world in which bridges between technical content and participatory education have been built successfully. The following articles are included: "Editorial" (David Kahler, Bonnie Mullinix); "Women's Health…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies
Perraton, Hilary – Teaching at a Distance, 1980
To what extent is it possible to produce materials centrally that meet the nonformal learning needs of distant communities, and how might local community groups use them? Experiences in Great Britain, Canada, Colombia, and rural education programs worldwide provide some insight. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Centralization, Community Education, Extension Education