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Garcia, Alvardo Pedrosa – Educational Broadcasting International, 1980
Details several agricultural and health development programs initiated during the past decade in the Cauca Valley in Colombia. Introduced through nonformal educational strategies making use of media, these programs have had mixed results. (LLS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Skills, Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Media
Dall, Frank – Educational Broadcasting International, 1980
Describes a workshop held in Zambia in August 1979, to disseminate among performing artists and rural development workers skills for using the performing arts to communicate information on problems related to agriculture, health, and community development. Over 70 participants from the U.S., Canada, Botswana, Lesotho, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Drama Workshops, Dropouts
Byram, Martin; Garforth, Chris – Educational Broadcasting International, 1980
In 1977 the Evaluation and Action Research Unit (EARU) was established in Botswana as part of the Agricultural Information Services to assist in the production of relevant and comprehensible extension materials. One such materials development project in which EARU participated is described in detail. (LLS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Media, Evaluation
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Wicker, Brian – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1978
Describes the national adult literacy campaign in Britain, with particular attention to experience in Birmingham, England. Local education authorities organize and coordinate programs of individual and group instruction in various settings with volunteer tutors forming the backbone of the services, overcoming student hesitancy through informal,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
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Mbakile, E. P. R. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
The Tanzanian government has made a major commitment to its National Literacy Programme as a strategy for national development. Goals of the program are the eradication of illiteracy, self-reliance in solving economic and social problems, and lifelong education. To deal effectively with the problem of learner motivation, the program links literacy…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Policy
Akinpelu, J. A. – Adult Education (London), 1980
In a critique of the government of Nigeria's policy statement on education, the author highlights funding and implementation, literacy programs, and integration of formal and nonformal education as the major concerns for adult education in that country. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Roy – Journal of Environmental Education, 1980
A wilderness course conducted by a nonprofit organization is described. Various areas of inquiry offered by the course are described, including investigation of energy resources in the wilderness. (RE)
Descriptors: Energy, Environment, Environmental Education, Field Trips
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
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Chesterfield, Ray; Schutz, Paulo – Lifelong Learning: The Adult Years, 1978
The authors describe a nonformal adult vocational education program developed in Rio Grande do Sul, a rural Brazilian state, which offers in-school vocational education as well as adult continuing education. Truck trailers with vocational equipment and trained personnel visit rural communities to provide learning experiences both in and out of the…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Learning Experience, Lifelong Learning
Stuart, Francis – Adult Education (London), 1979
Describes the Gateway Clubs, which work with local authorities to provide the mentally handicapped with opportunities for the enjoyment of leisure and recreation facilities. Makes recommendations for further developing voluntary and statutory authorities' collaboration, raising the general level of provision and leadership, and allocating…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Guidelines
Haslam, Carol – Educational Broadcasting International, 1979
Discusses changes in the open university which involved a wider range of courses that had nothing to do with the degree program, including in-service courses for teachers, courses for people working in the caring professions, and short courses for the community as a whole. (JEG)
Descriptors: Community Education, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, External Degree Programs
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