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Wagner, Daniel A.; Murphy, Katie M.; De Korne, Haley – Brookings Institution, 2012
Parents, educators, government ministers and policymakers in all contexts and countries around the world are concerned with learning and how to improve it. There are many reasons for this, but none is more important than the fact that learning is at the heart of success at the individual, community and global levels. Learning First is the title of…
Descriptors: Learning, Educational Research, Equal Education, Educational Objectives
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Antal, Carrie; Easton, Peter – International Journal of Educational Development, 2009
In Africa, as in many countries of the South, democratization is sometimes perceived as a process modeled upon outside--and specifically Northern--experience. Formal civic education programs in those countries arguably reflect the same bias and have not always been notably successful. Yet there are rich patterns of civic involvement and democratic…
Descriptors: Informal Education, African Culture, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation
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Hoppers, Wim – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 2000
Argues that the present crisis of basic education for young people in Africa reveals problems that are more fundamental than enrollments, inputs, and costs. Maintains that non-conventional approaches to learning, associated with non-formal and distance education, have important but distinct contributions to make to the reform of mainstream…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Sanchez, James Joseph, Comp.; Romero, Patricia, Comp. – 1985
Intended as an introduction to the use of educational media in the Less Developed Countries (LDCs), this bibliography provides an overview of materials available in government documents collections. The 33 documents listed are derived principally from the Agency for International Development (AID), with 2 documents having been included from the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for International Studies in Education. – 1981
This collection of core bibliographies, which expands on an initial bibliography published in 1979 of the core resources housed in the Non-Formal Education Information Center at Michigan State University, comprises a basic stock of materials on nonformal education and women in development that have been contributed by development planners,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Resources, Females
Claffey, Joan M.; Pigozzi, Mary Joy – 1981
This report describes the clearinghouse activities of the Non-Formal Education (NFE) Information Center through August 1980 and details efforts, during the projects' second and third biannual periods, to strengthen the capacity of select NFE resource centers in Africa, Aisa, and Latin America. The report first addresses the continued operation of…
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Resources
Lyons, Raymond, Ed.; Poignant, Raymond, Ed. – 1969
This book contains four monographs based on research conducted in a number of African countries between 1965 and 1967 in an attempt to illuminate some of the problems confronting educational planners in developing countries. The book is one of three related volumes of case studies on educational planning in the English-speaking countries of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Administration
Colletta, Nat J. – 1971
One-hundred and forty-seven listings of reports, books, and periodicals comprise this bibliography of available works on nonformal educational programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, the U.S.S.R., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and island areas. This is a limited selection of materials since many of the programs have…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Bibliographies, Comparative Education
Sheffield, James R.; Diejomaoh, Victor P. – 1972
Critical dimensions of the unemployment problem in Africa brought educational concerns to a head. The present survey, conducted by the African-American Institute, was prompted by a growing desire on the part of African governments and aid agencies to identify productive nonformal education programs in selected African countries and to explore…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Planning, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
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Development Communication Report, 1979
The first article in this report emphasizes the importance of user participation at the planning, decision-making, and production levels of small-scale instructional development in developing nations. Four subsequent articles also centered around user participation in Third World instructional development discuss folk theater as effective 2-way…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Childrens Games, Communication (Thought Transfer), Developing Nations
Tugbiyele, E. A. – Prospects, 1973
Objectives for non-formal education and training in Africa are discussed in this article. Specific forms for out-of-school education are suggested: National youth service training; Correspondence education; and Extension, adult and continuing education programs. The problems of resource allocation for such national programs are considered. (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts
Literacy Work, 1977
Development of the nonformal education program in the country of Mali (Africa), which focuses on the promotion of literacy and functional literacy through the press and radio, is described. (TA)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Problems
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Sachsenmeier, Peter – International Review of Education, 1978
In 1976 African Ministers of Education proposed "basic education," defined as minimum learning needs, as the best method for mass education. Participation and integration are key elements in this strategy. A learning-needs approach to curriculum planning should concentrate on practical skills; implementation requires nontraditional…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations