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Neff, Kenneth L., Ed.
An international conference and a workshop on nonformal education were held on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, on April 24-May 3, 1974. The objective was to explore new strategies for developing nonformal education in order to more effectively meet the educational needs of developing nations. This is a report of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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
Hoppers, Wim – 1986
This report reviews a conference for researchers, administrators, planners, and practitioners from countries with varying socioeconomic and cultural systems to exchange ideas and experiences about youth programs designed to ease the transition from formal schooling to the workplace. Part I contains an overview of the conference proceedings and a…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
Calvo, Gilbert – 1988
Various educators from Latin and Central America and the Caribbean met to design and produce materials for teaching family life, human sexuality, community life, and environmental studies. They concluded that the materials should meet community standards; help prepare for future change; develop working models for designing effective teaching…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Planning
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of the Eighth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews APEID's activities for 1981-82 and proposed third-cycle program (1982-86), and includes group reports on universalization of primary education, promotion of scientific and technological creativity, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Distance Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1981
The objective of this Congress was to consider the role science and technology is called upon to play in national development and its relevance to specific needs of member states, particularly with respect to endogenous development. The first section focuses on the role of science and technology education (STE) in national development, discussing:…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1986
Papers designed to help build multidisciplinary training networks for rural development are collected in this document, an outgrowth of a regional training workshop attended by participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Thailand, and India. The six papers deal with the objectives of the workshop which were to:…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations
Amadio, Massimo, Comp.; And Others – 1987
Global society is polarized between the modern capitalist sector and the marginal sector, which is composed of indigenous, poor, and ethnic, tribal people. The problems of education for groups in Latin America, key issues in planning to meet their needs, and strategies to resolve them, are the focus of this publication. Nine papers provide a…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Demography, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1984
The report of the Ninth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews activities and progress for 1982-83 in eight program areas: (1) universalization of education (access to education at first level by both formal and nonformal means), (2) promotion of scientific and technological…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) was devoted to a tripartite review of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) component of APEID. APEID had undertaken four development themes in its second cycle: universalization of education at early school levels and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Equal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) proposed this detailed Work Plan for the project's third cycle (1982-1986). Each of the eight programme areas is defined and then addressed in the following categories: development objectives; immediate objectives; and lists of…
Descriptors: Career Education, Creativity, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
The final report of a conference concerning adult basic education de Adultos en el Marco de la REDALF del related to innovative projects in adult education in nine countries. A wide spectrum of issues related to adult basic education, curriculum, methodology, evaluation, and research are analyzed in the context of educational planning. Among the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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