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Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
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
Rivera, William M., Ed.; Walker, Sharon M., Ed. – 1984
These 41 papers reflect the conference's focus on nonformal adult education. A major goal of the conference was to facilitate dialogue between researchers and practitioners who are concerned with lifelong learning issues. Four papers focus on aging, specifically intergenerational experiences, preretirement leisure counseling, aging of the work…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England). – 1986
The first five papers in these proceedings focus on the organization and process of the International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education (ILSCAE). They are "Product into Process: The International League, Its Background, Organization, and Structure" (Anette Svensson, Alan Tuckett); "The Language Question" (John Payne); "Gender Issues"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Education, Conference Proceedings
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
Gooler, Dennis D. – 1994
This paper describes how rural school districts can use educational technology to evolve into learning communities that meet the learning needs of all community members. The story of a fictitious small rural school district illustrates how the role of education can be expanded through technology. The superintendent developed a distance education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Community Education, Community Information Services
Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn, Ed. – 1996
Papers from national seminars in five countries documenting the literacy practices that have developed through time include: "Preface" (Medel-Anonuevo); "Introduction"; "Illiteracy Eradication in Vietnam; Past Achievements and Orientation for Development in the New Stage" (Mac); "Brief Situationer of Women's…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Case Studies, Community Development
Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. University for Man. – 1982
The 1981 report describes current activities, publications and films, sources of financial support, and organizational overview of the University for Man (UFM), founded in 1967 in Manhattan, Kansas, on the concept of citizens learning from each other and involving themselves to affect their community. The organization is divided into three program…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Community Education, Experiential Learning
Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. University for Man. – 1983
During 1982-83, University for Man (UFM) focused on three areas: the Manhattan, Kansas, community where over 1,000 course programs and community service projects, led by more than 1,000 volunteers ranging in age from 8 to 80, involved over 10,000 participants; the state of Kansas where UFM served 46 communities with rural development/community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Community Education, Experiential Learning
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
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