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Foster-Turley, Pat – 1996
This discussion paper is intended for policy makers, program managers, technical specialists, and others seeking new tools and ideas with which to achieve environmentally sustainable development. Effective techniques from the field of environmental education and communication (EE&C) that can help biodiversity conservationists and program managers…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Consciousness Raising
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1977
Part of a series of Unesco technical information reports, this publication presents information on educational practice in 71 countries. Both developing and developed nations are included. The information, which is provided in a table on each country, comes from the official Country Reports to the 36th Session of the International Conference on…
Descriptors: Community Role, Comparative Education, Cooperative Education, Developed Nations
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Witt, William – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The technological advent of digitizing, storage, retrieval, and distribution of information, linguistic or graphic, to individual homes on command, will have enormous impact on how citizens use information. Numerous technological enterprises in information dissemination are discussed. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Communication (Thought Transfer), Environment, Environmental Education
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Bavec, Nancy; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Reported is the analysis of a stratified random sample of oil and forestry industry advertisements in selected magazines over a 20-year period. The objective of the research was to characterize the tenor of the imparted environmental messages and trends. (RE)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Environment, Environmental Education, Industry
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Stromquist, Nelly P. – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1988
Many of the programs established for women often perpetuate stereotypical roles. The most useful nonformal education programs for women should provide them with skills and knowledge related to reproductive tasks, productive work, emancipation, and empowerment. Nongovernmental voluntary organizations, especially those run by women, play a critical…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Empowerment
Sakya, T. M., Comp.; Meyer, G. Rex, Comp. – 1997
This book, which is intended for practitioners and researchers engaged in education, presents a comprehensive account and analysis of the major initiatives and programs developed by the Asia and Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), which was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to promote…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education
Bakke-Seeck, Sigvor; And Others – 1997
Because a growing proportion of the world's working population is in the informal sector (in work areas generally outside the sphere of state protection), planners of vocational training for adults must pay closer attention to those concepts of teaching and learning that have relevance for the informal sector, and they must develop strategies for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Apprenticeships, Basic Skills
President's Council on Sustainable Development, Washington, DC. – 1997
The President's Council on Sustainable Development, established in 1993, was charged with the following missions: (1) to make recommendations to the President to advance sustainable development, including a national sustainable development action strategy; (2) to expand public awareness of the challenges inherent in moving toward sustainability,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Action, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development
Draper, James A., Ed. – 1998
In this document, leading educators from 12 African Commonwealth countries trace the development of adult education in Africa and show how providers of adult education outside the formal education system (including government and nongovernment organizations, trade unions, women's groups, and religious organizations) have met the needs of their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Berlin (Germany). – 1998
This document is a comprehensive report a subregional seminar for eastern and southern African countries on the Jua Kali movement. (Jua Kali, "hot sun" in Swahili, refers to the informal or nonformal sector of the economy.) Section 1 explains the role of the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education (UNEVOC) in the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, Developing Nations, Economic Development
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece). – 1999
This document summarizes the activities conducted by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) during 1998 in its continuing efforts to accomplish its primary objective of linking research, policy, and practice in vocational education and training (VET). The following are among the 1998 CEDEFOP projects and…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education, Credits, Educational Practices
Fordham, Paul – 1992
This seven-chapter monograph elaborates on five components of an expanded vision of basic education. It presents material that deals with aspects of these components: universalizing access and promoting equity, focusing on learning, broadening the means and scope of basic education, enhancing the environment for learning, and strengthening…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Community Involvement
Mohanty, B. B. – 1989
This book is a compilation of 12 articles and papers on topics of relevance to adult education in India. "Nonformal Education in the Learning Society" highlights the importance of this type of education. "Adult Education in India" presents one educator's views about this topic, the size and dimensions of the problems, and the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Audiovisual Aids, Citizen Participation
Sacks, Arthur B.; And Others – 1983
Provided in three major sections are selected papers presented at the 1982 Conference of the National Association for Environmental Education. The first part contains four invited addresses on environmental issues and two symposium papers related to the Global 2000 Report to the President. Topics of addresses focus on education/citizen…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Citizen Participation, Conservation Education, Curriculum Development
Hobbs, Mary Kay – 1978
Educational accomplishments of the People's Republic of China have been achieved by emphasis on moral, intellectual, and physical development of every individual, and on schooling combined with and in preparation for productive labor. Open-door schooling combines in-school learning with out-of-school practice, so students learn about life and work…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Collective Settlements, Communism
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