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Middelborg, Jorn; Duvieusart, Baudouin, Ed. – 2002
A community learning centre (CLC) is a local educational institution outside the formal education system, usually set up and managed by local people. CLCs were first introduced in Myanmar in 1994, and by 2001 there were 71 CLCs in 11 townships. The townships are characterized by remoteness, landlessness, unemployment, dependency on one cash crop,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Community Education, Community Involvement
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
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
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
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
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