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Davies, Alan – ASPBAE Courier, 1989
Traditional teaching methods are not appropriate for adults who have a bank of existing knowledge. Nonformal education must begin by finding out what people need to know and prepare materials and programs that are relevant to perceived needs. Improving adults' understanding of science and mathematics must proceed upon these principles. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Skills
Heslop, Yvonne, Ed. – ASPBAE Courier, 1989
This document contains papers that were presented at a 1988 conference on nonformal education for women held in Guangzhow, China, and organized by the Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education in association with the Chinese Federation for Women, the Guangzhou Adult Education Association, and Caritas Hong Kong. The following 12 papers are…
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Education, Civil Rights, Comparative Education
ASPBAE Courier, 1994
This theme issue contains 10 articles related to core issues of the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen in March 1995. "Social Summit, People, and Education" (Om Shrivastava) addresses the summit's focuses: elimination of poverty, reduction of unemployment, and social integration. "Education for All by the Year…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Development, Elementary Secondary Education
ASPBAE Courier, 1991
This issue of the "Courier" examines the quality of life as it can be improved by adult education, especially in the countries of Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. It also looks at the need for women's education. The following six articles are included: (1) "The Future of the Family" (Federico Mayor); (2) "Her Words on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
ASPBAE Courier, 1984
This special issue was developed by the Asian-South Pacific Bureau for Adult Education (ASPBAE) in preparation for Unesco's fourth international conference on adult education. A section on "Literacy--A Great Challenge and Important Debate" includes "Why Literacy? (Paul Fordham); "Cooperating or Campaigning for Literacy"…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Role
ASPBAE Courier, 1983
This journal consists of eight articles dealing with self-help and community education. Included in the volume are the following articles: "An Uphill Struggle--Self-Help in Bangladesh," by S. Harrison and Judy Saul; "How Not to Help a Local Community: A Case from South India," by Nora Sammut and Maria Theresa; "The High…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Education, Community Services
ASPBAE Courier, 1986
This journal issue contains a series of papers concerned with exploring the role that adult education can play in developing communities. The first paper, "Major Challenges and Prospect of Adult Education for the Year 2000" (T. M. Sakya), provides an overview of adult education in Asia and the Pacific, emphasizing the vastness of the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
ASPBAE Courier, 1985
This issue of the Courier has as its main topic nonformal education for vocational and professional competence. The first article, "Nonformal Education for Vocational and Professional Competence: A Report of a Conference" (John Doraisamy), is a summary of the discussions that arose from the papers presented at the Asian-South Pacific…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Cox, Elizabeth – ASPBAE Courier, 1988
Describes networking from the perspective of rural women in the Pacific Islands. Distinguishes between a network and an organization. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Females, Foreign Countries
Cox, E.; And Others – ASPBAE Courier, 1988
Reports on experiences and insights gained from organizations in the Philippines and Thailand that are involved in various aspects of nonformal education and that are also involved in discussions with people about what is being done and why. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Females, Field Studies, Foreign Countries
Draper, James A. – ASPBAE Courier, 1987
Reports results of a survey of Commonwealth universities concerning involvement with nonformal education through training, research, or special programs. Provides a country-by-country summary and analyzes specific programs. Includes future research needs. (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Global Approach
ASPBAE Courier, 1984
This issue is comprised of a series of articles dealing with adult education in Asia and the South Pacific. Included in the issue are the following articles: "Thoughts for the Advancement of Women's Project" by Sally Bruce Seddon; "Adult Education Program for Working Women in Kumi Industrial Area" by Yoon Bok-Nam; "Needs…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Cruzada, Elizabeth, Ed. – ASPBAE Courier, 1995
This issue contains an editorial, "Empowering Women through Education" (Elizabeth Cruzada), and eight articles. "Women and Education" (Swarna Jayaweera) presents the status of women and girls' education in Asia vis-a-vis the goals set in the Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies. "Education Reforms and Development of Chinese…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations