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Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific, 1982
This issue reproduces articles adapted from country reports presented to a Regional Seminar on Adult Education and Development in Asia and Oceania, Bangkok, November 1980. A summary of adult and nonformal education in the region forms section 1. Highlights of the country articles in section 2 include Afghanistan--national literacy campaign;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Abrams, Linda; And Others – 1982
This publication describes the major components of the Directorate of Community Education (PENMAS) Nonformal Education Project in Indonesia. Chapters 1-3 give an overview of PENMAS, including its history and development, and of the scope and goals of the project. Chapters 4-6 describe various types and levels of staff training conducted under the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Education, Developing Nations, Educational Cooperation
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
Dilts, Russ; And Others – 1986
A non-government program trains local action-researchers from villages of Java, Indonesia, to work for grass-roots social change within their communities. Begun in 1977, the program trains local men and women to work with their neighbors to revitalize existing institutions and to gain control over the development programs and social services…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Change Agents, Citizen Participation
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1981
This issue contains extracts from twenty-one country reports and case studies presented to the Unesco Regional Seminar on Adult Education and Development in Bangkok, November 24-December 4, 1980. The excerpts have an emphasis on innovations in adult education in the region. Countries and programs discussed include (1) community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Farmer Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Barriga, Patricio; And Others – 1976
This paper describes the concept, training, and experiences of community facilitators as change agents in a nonformal education project in rural Ecuador. Presently, the social, economic, and political context of the rural Ecuadorian consists of poverty, racial prejudice, economic exploitation, and psychological dependency. The project attempted to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Assertiveness, Basic Skills, Change Agents
Melo, Alberto; Benavente, Ana – 1978
The first in a series of studies of lifelong learning, this paper discusses educational activities undertaken in Portugal after the fall of the dictatorship in 1974 and through 1976. Intended for educational planners and for those working in popular education, the study emphasizes original strategies and experiments, particulary those encouraging…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1979
One in a series of studies of lifelong learning, this paper discusses the cultural and educational needs of selected urban and rural communities in Senegal and Ghana, emphasizing grassroots initiative and the community's analysis of its own needs. Information is drawn in part from surveys, public meetings, and interviews in three communities:…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Development
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Narang, Renuka H. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Suggests that college students could begin to repay their debt to society during their studies by participating in a nonformal system of community education and outreach. Describes how this strategy was implemented in India to provide political education for older members of society. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Education, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Nash, Ian; Walshe, John – 1999
Strategies for overcoming exclusion through adult learning were identified through case studies of 19 initiatives in the following countries: Belgium; Mexico; the Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; and the United Kingdom. The study programs involved a diverse array of formal, nonformal, and informal public sector, community, and enterprise-based…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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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