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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
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1982
The five studies on education for rural development are directed to teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education in rural areas in their efforts to raise the social and economic status of the rural poor. The Indian study discusses the problem of wastage at the primary school level (with specific reference to Tamil Nadu), and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
Sharma, Motilal – 1986
The role of education in development is discussed in this paper as one of a number of issues in education in developing countries, including recent changes in population and technology that render traditional methods of imparting instruction inadequate. The concept of distance education is presented with reference to specific applications in Asia…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Development, Disadvantaged, Distance Education
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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
This report contains a review of the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), a cooperative program of 18 member states in Asia and Oceania. The review was conducted by the Sixth Regional Consultation Meeting, held at Bangalore, India, from April 22 to 30, 1979. The report is comprised of four parts. Part I contains a…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1976
A regional seminar conducted to consider the concept of lifelong education and its implications for curriculum with particular reference to basic learning needs is described in this report. Topics discussed at the seminar, held in two plenary sessions devoted to exchanging views on the concept of lifelong education in the context of conditions in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development
Nathalang, Ekavidya; And Others – 1974
Nonformal education in the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) Region was studied to gather information on significant ongoing programs/projects in nonformal education and to identify problems as well as potentials of the broad spectrum of nonformal education activites in the region (SEAMEO countries are Indonesia, Khmer…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1976
A report on the educational system of Iran along with reviews and reports of recent documents selected from the collection of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia comprise this document. The article on the new Iranian educational system describes changes at the secondary level as a result of rapid socioeconomic development and new…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change
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
Korean Central Education Research Inst., Seoul. – 1971
The purpose of the Korea/Seadag seminar was to advance the systematic development of nonformal education and to maximize the development of human resources. Specific objectives are related to evolving future programs of nonformal education in Korea and East Asia. The report focuses on participant discussions regarding the conceptualization,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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Bock, John C. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Where other articles are primarily concerned with the socializing function of education, here the author argues that education also allocates and legitimizes political and economic participation in society. Suggests that nonformal education, in contradistinction to schools, is not likely to be able to offer a legitimate mobility route to…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Development, Individual Development