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Deleon, Asher – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1973
UNESCO's advisor to India's Ministry of Education and Social Welfare explains the limitations of formal education, outlines a parallel informal system, analyzes misconceptions regarding informal education, identifies its potential clientele and agents, and describes possible solutions for priority areas and groups. The advantages and limitations…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Resources
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Koshy, T. A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1977
The importance of nonformal education in integrated rural development is examined in light of the differences between formal, informal, and nonformal education, with the conclusion that the objectives of nonformal education and their relationship to the rural poor support the argument for a curriculum for nonformal education in the arena. (LAS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Development, Educational Methods
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Adult educators, in non-formal, open university educational systems, must develop strategies for meeting the communication needs of a multilingual, educationally disadvantaged population, thus enabling language to be the vehicle for educational development. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
This issue presents some excerpts from the Commonwealth Conference on Non-Formal Education for Development, held in New Delhi, India, January 22-February 2, 1979, concerning the concept and tasks of nonformal education. Includes a few observations and recommendations from each of the Conference's 12 committees. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conference Reports, Coordination, Developing Nations
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Naik, J. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses the three channels for education in developing countries: schools, or the formal education system; modern nonformal education through mass media and government programs; and the traditional incidental education serving most of the people. Suggests reforms in all channels to emphasize adult and continuing education. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Change
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Etherington, A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Education is inextricably linked with politics; it is used as a means of indoctrination or liberation. Evaluators of educational programs are not neutral; choices are made of methods, objects of study, and potential uses of results. Evaluation tools should take these factors into consideration and focus on organizations rather than individuals in…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Evaluative Thinking, Nonformal Education
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Coombs, Philip H. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Planning, Educational Programs, Foreign Countries
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Pande, B. M. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1973
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Dropouts, Educational Needs
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Adiseshiah, Malcolm S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
In the need to functionalize education, to make the curriculum reflect our rural and urban realities, we must beware of the danger of the educational system reflecting the stagnation, shoddiness, and sins of the social system. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Problems
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Yadav, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Educational Finance, Educational Trends
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Alikhan, Shahid – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1974
India has a long history of adult education and has evolved several interesting forms of non-formal adult education. (AG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education, Community Development
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Khajapeer, M. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Among nonformal education programs in Thailand is the General Education Programme (GEP), in which adults complete the equivalent of 12 years of formal schooling in six years. This article describes the objectives, content, methodology, and evaluation of a training program for GEP instructors. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1980
This working paper from the annual conference of the Indian Adult Education Association briefly describes the current state of adult education in India and outlines important steps that should be taken to make adult education an integral part of national development. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Nonformal Education
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Bordia, A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Examines problems in coordination between nonformal adult education and national development programs in India and suggests management structures for institutionalizing coordination. Notes the difficulty with which influential political and administrative groups will allow changes in the system and suggests possible alternative development and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation
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Kidd, J. R. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Compares the educational systems, particularly nonformal education, of India and China, and the impact on education of sociopolitical factors, history, government, ideology, languages, and cultures. Includes differences and similarities in educational facilities, personnel, methods, some national statistics, and charts of the education systems in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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