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Saunders, Anne – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2012
Worldwide there are critical shortfalls of teachers, particularly in Indigenous communities. This article considers the use of nonformal education (NFE) in the form of community-based adult education (CBAE) for Indigenous teacher training to meet this need. Drawing on a literature search of Indigenous CBAE initiatives, some of the challenges and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Adult Education, Empowerment, Nonformal Education
Wachholz, Cedric; Meleisea, Ellie; Apikul, Christine – UNESCO Bangkok, 2005
Developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) in recent years have resulted in changes to content and delivery of education services. For its ICT in Education Policy Project, UNESCO since 2003 has published several reports that raise awareness and prepare policymakers to develop their own national action plan for ICT in…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Information Technology
Tangen, Fride – 2000
Adult learning in Norway was examined in a thematic review that focused on the following areas: the contexts of adult learning; the participants in, providers of, and returns from adult learning; issues and problems facing adult learning; and good practices. The following are among the main findings of the review: (1) adult learning has a long…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, At Risk Persons
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
The book presents background information and papers which were prepared for a conference on educational development in Asia and Oceania. The document is presented in three major sections. Section I offers an overview of regional development strategies with emphasis on the relationship of education to economic development. Major regional objectives…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Connect: UNESCO-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter, 1983
Provided are reports on environmental education prepared by participants for the international meeting of experts convened by Unesco in the framework of the 1982 International Environmental Education Programme. The reports are considered to be part of the world-wide survey on environmental education (EE) needs and priorities of member states…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Connect, 1983
The problem-solving approach in environmental education (EE), reports on EE programs and activities in selected foreign countries, and a report on the Asian Subregional Workshop on Teacher Training in EE are provided in this newsletter. The nature of the problem-solving approach and brief discussions of such methodologies as group discussion,…
Descriptors: Conferences, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1978
Both parts I and II of the dossier are collections of selected activities directed toward the deprived young in a developing world. This book, part II, departs from its predecessor in that it takes a more global view of education services to both children and adults in developing countries. Part A discusses the philosophy and scope of the dossier.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1975
The document presents 11 papers dealing with educational administration in developing nations. It is intended to aid UNESCO staff members and other educational advisors as they collaborate with policy makers in developing nations to improve educational programs. Written by staff members of UNESCO's Division of Educational Finance, the papers…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Keeves, J. P. – Bulletin of the International Bureau of Education, 1986
Discusses 10 areas associated with the social context and operations of secondary education, as well as issues and responses being addressed by educational systems across the world. Common patterns are identified and provide a framework for a discussion of changes in international secondary education. (CLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Development Communication Report, 1988
Four issues of this newsletter focus primarily on the use of communication technologies in developing nations to educate their people. The issues included in this collection are: (1) No. 60 (1988-1), which features articles on the recent emergence of intercountry networks of collaboration (resulting in the sharing of staff, equipment, and…
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Computer Simulation, Developing Nations, Distance Education
University of the Western Cape, Bellville (South Africa). Centre for Adult and Continuing Education. – 1993
This report sketches the main activities and developments within the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education (CACE), University of the Western Cape, South Africa. It begins by situating the work within the national context. Administration is discussed in terms of changes in staffing, committee work of staff, funding, and building of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy
de Armengol, Mercy Abreu – 1990
This report by the UNESCO Institute for Education compares approaches to providing nonformal education to out-of-school children in Bangladesh, Burundi, Colombia, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The report analyzes some of the educational and demographic characteristics of the six countries, and the countries' policies concerning universal primary…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Children, Curriculum Development
Ekstrand, Lars Henric – 1990
"Children in India and Sweden" is the name of an interactive exchange project between the University of Lund and several partners in Orissa, India. It is based on a philosophy of mutual learning and cooperation between developed and developing countries. Its aims include improved teacher training and support of educational research in…
Descriptors: Community Development, Cultural Awareness, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Hewitson, Mal, Ed. – 1982
In these papers the authors consider the changing societal context for education, examine concepts and research on existing recurrent education practice, and document constraints on and future prospects of inservice education for teachers. The introduction provides an overview of the teaching role in the paper, "Recurrent Education for…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Technology
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