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Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
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Wojcik, Anna Maria – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
Non-formal environmental education involves all educational processes conducted outside of school. It is directed to all age groups, especially mature people who have finished their studies. This paper presents the goals and forms of non-formal education in Poland. Studies on the effects of non-formal education are also presented: this form of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
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Grodzinska-Jurczak, Malgorzata – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
Environmental education in Poland has a long history, but has advanced especially in recent years. The need to implement it within systems of formal and non-formal education is noted in many government documents. The educational reform introduced in 1999 changed the goals and methods of teaching environmental education in the school system. At…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Informal Education
Selcraig, Bruce – Smithsonian, 2003
With their sought-after hand-loomed rugs, the Zapotec artisans of Teotitlan, Mexico, have gained a level of prosperity rarely found in Latin America's Indian villages. Immersed in the processes of preparing wool and weaving rugs from an early age, Zapotec weavers both maintain traditional designs and create original works of art inspired by modern…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Art Expression, Cultural Maintenance, Economic Development
Boyne, Grace M. – Winds of Change, 2003
A nuclear physicist feels that his Navajo upbringing, with its emphasis on the structure of nature and abstract reasoning, prepared him well for the world of physics. Traditional Navajo sandpaintings helped him understand physics concepts. Native American students show strengths in learning visual, perceptual, or spatial information, and they…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Cognitive Style
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
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Forrester, Keith – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2003
The Council of Europe's Education for Democratic Citizenship Project created "Sites of Citizenship" in 12 countries. These grassroots initiatives attempted to involve individuals in creating democratic culture. Preliminary evaluation indicated that informal and nonformal learning at these sites was a challenging but innovative feature.…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Community Education, Democracy
Healy, Kevin – Grassroots Development, 2003
Since the late 1980s, a network of community museums has spread throughout Oaxaca (Mexico), serving as an autonomous force for broad-based cultural development, supporting the maintenance and revitalization of local Indigenous cultures, countering Western cultural hegemony, and involving Indigenous communities in museum development and related…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Community Development, Community Involvement, Community Organizations
Kamarainen, Pekka, Ed.; Attwell, Graham, Ed.; Brown, Alan, Ed. – 2002
This book contains 15 papers examining European approaches to the theme of key qualifications. The following papers are included: "Key Qualifications Revisited: An Introduction" (Pekka Kamarainen); "Exploring Key Qualifications: Context, Theory, and Practice in Europe" (Pekka Kamarainen); "Rethinking Key Qualifications:…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Basic Skills, Competence, Curriculum Development
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2002
This document reports that Campus Alberta is emerging as a key framework under which Albertans will be able to pursue and achieve their lifelong learning goals. Campus Alberta is neither a program nor an institution, but rather a concept, a set of principles and a way in which the learning system works to deliver seamless learning opportunities…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Jancewicz, Bill; MacKenzie, Marguerite; Guanish, George; Nabinicaboo, Silas – 2002
The Naskapi language is unique in northern Quebec because of the Naskapi people's late contact with Europeans, their geographic isolation, and the high proportion of Naskapi speakers in their territory. For the last two decades, a language development strategy has been emerging in the community as outside language specialists have been invited to…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Canada Natives, Community Leaders
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
Carpluk, Ac'arralek Lolly Sheppard – Sharing Our Pathways, 2002
The World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) has been held every 3 years since 1987. The conference brings together indigenous peoples from around the world to share their similar struggles to improve indigenous education. The first five conferences were held in British Columbia, New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, and New Mexico. In…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Conferences, Consortia, Cultural Maintenance
Peacock, Thomas; Wisuri, Marlene – 2002
Developed as a companion to a public television series, this book tells the story of the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe people, their history, and their culture from precontact times to the present. Chapter 1 discusses oral tradition and summarizes creation stories and migration stories that link the Ojibwe to other culturally and linguistically similar…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Reservations
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Bowker, Rob – Evaluation and Research in Education, 2002
This research paper focuses on "teacher-led" primary school visits to the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. It considers the objectives of school visits and the aims of the Eden Project. The strategies used by the Eden Project to convey their messages are investigated and effective strategies for learning are evaluated, based on…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, School Visitation, Teacher Student Ratio
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