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Sheffield, James R. – World Education Reports, 1976
The author discusses problems related to the development of educational programs in developing nations and cautions against the use of sophisticated technological systems without the use of intermediary steps and supporting services. Some topics examined are telecommunication, nonformal education, local needs assessment, and district-level…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Educational Trends, Local Issues
World Education Reports, 1985
Describes a project in Sri Lanka that used nonformal training to prepare development workers to help women's groups organize income-generating projects. The nonformal, participant-centered program reinforces individual and group consciousness and activities within a flexible framework. (CT)
Descriptors: Females, Group Activities, Income, Nonformal Education
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World Education Reports, 1995
This issue focuses on several efforts in maternal and child health education and environmental sanitation throughout the world in which bridges between technical content and participatory education have been built successfully. The following articles are included: "Editorial" (David Kahler, Bonnie Mullinix); "Women's Health…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies
Mbunda, Daniel – World Education Reports, 1976
The author feels that the basic key to Tanzania's successful literacy program has been the national will to dare to eradicate illiteracy. Adult education centers/committees and a teacher training system were established; all mass media and national institutions were geared to promote the program. (EA)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Functional Literacy, Literacy Education