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Ahmed, Manzoor – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Discussed is the role of nonformal education in relation to six concerns in educational development faced by developing nations: (1) universalization of primary education, (2) post-primary educational opportunities, (3) early childhood care and education, (4) relevance of school experience, (5) efficient use of scarce resources, and (6)…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Economic Development
Bhola, Harbans S. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Discussed are four issues of importance to educational planners who want to implement nonformal education programs: (1) definitional and identity issues--what nonformal education is; (2) policy issues--role of nonformal education in the new distribution of goods and power; (3) institutional issues--the delivery process; and (4) curricular issues.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Curriculum, Definitions
Moemeka, Andrew A. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Radio can be an important part of national strategies to combat illiteracy, a growing problem worldwide. Several strategies are suggested which enable radio to be used as an educational medium in developing nations. Such radio stations should be locally based and controlled by grassroots participation. (IS)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement
Kassam, Yusuf O. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1977
Formal educational structures create social inequities which nonformal schooling can partially remedy in developing countries. The author describes the potential usefulness of nonformal education in mass education, reducing urban and rural differentiation, and providing job credentials. Programs can be operated within primary schools or community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Planning
Perraton, Hilary – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1977
The author summarizes achievements of face-to-face learning linked with the use of broadcasts and printed materials as effective ways to promote adult education and national development. Unsolved problems include effective program length, feedback mechanisms, and the role of extension agents. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Development, Educational Media
Vidart, Daniel – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Discusses modern approaches to environmental education in the context of Western concepts of man's relation to nature. Contends that clear definitions of the terms "environment" and "education" are needed. Concludes that future programs of environmental education will study problems originating in human nature and will dissolve boundaries between…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Deleon, Asher – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Examines the relationship between problems encountered in adult education and socio-political, socio-cultural, and socio-economic influences. Explains how adult education programs can help serve a wider variety of needs than does the formal education system. Identifies shortcomings of adult education programs. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Practices, Educational Problems, Lifelong Learning
Grandstaff, Marvin – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Explores the role of nonformal education in educational planning. Concludes that nonformal and formal educational program planners should cooperate to meet an increasing variety of educational needs. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cultural Influences, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Simkins, Tim – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Reviews literature related to nonformal education in developing nations and identifies two major trends: (1) national educational strategies vary significantly among nations; and (2) socio-political constraints inhibit meaningful educational reform. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Planning
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1985
Conference recommendations dealing with the following areas of adult education are presented: objectives and policies; needs of special groups; formal and non-formal sectors; the use of educational technologies; teacher training; illiteracy; international cooperation; development and research; and information dissemination. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Comparative Education
Lourie, Sylvain – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1984
Three topics were discussed at the October 1983 meeting of the International Institute for Educational Planning: (1) the relationship between education and science and technology, (2) educational planning with regard to both formal and nonformal education, and (3) links between educational planning and decision making and educational databases.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Databases, Decision Making, Educational Cooperation
Barliba, Dan Mihai – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1984
The complex and dynamic relationship of youth and peace is examined, educational priorities regarding peace education of youth are discussed, and characterisitcs of youth movements for peace and disarmament are described. Peace is one of the main priorities expressed by the themes of International Youth Year 1985. (RM)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Dissent, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
Morales, Francisco X. Swett – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Various financing structures for nonformal education are presented, using examples from Colombia, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Ecuador. Many resources of the formal education system can be used in the planning, coordination, and execution of nonformal education. The importance of community involvement and financial backing is stressed. (JA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Naik, Chitra – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
A recent community-oriented, evening education project for illiterate children residing in the rural Pune district of India is described and evaluated. Discussed are project organizations, requirement and training of staff, curriculum content, classroom equipment, course materials, and literacy results. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Brockington, David; White, Roger – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Because of the current high unemployment rate of British youth, traditional academic and vocational school educational methods are impractical for many young adults. Alternatives such as youth adult networks, evening literacy programs, cooperative theatre groups, and self-employment collectives are discussed. (JA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries
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