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Koshy, T. A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1977
The importance of nonformal education in integrated rural development is examined in light of the differences between formal, informal, and nonformal education, with the conclusion that the objectives of nonformal education and their relationship to the rural poor support the argument for a curriculum for nonformal education in the arena. (LAS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Development, Educational Methods
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Adult educators, in non-formal, open university educational systems, must develop strategies for meeting the communication needs of a multilingual, educationally disadvantaged population, thus enabling language to be the vehicle for educational development. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
This issue presents some excerpts from the Commonwealth Conference on Non-Formal Education for Development, held in New Delhi, India, January 22-February 2, 1979, concerning the concept and tasks of nonformal education. Includes a few observations and recommendations from each of the Conference's 12 committees. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conference Reports, Coordination, Developing Nations
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Naik, J. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses the three channels for education in developing countries: schools, or the formal education system; modern nonformal education through mass media and government programs; and the traditional incidental education serving most of the people. Suggests reforms in all channels to emphasize adult and continuing education. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Change
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Maitra, S. N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Presents recommendations from a January 1979 seminar held in Bengal, India, of representatives from different voluntary agencies associated with the national adult education program. Three groups discussed program components (literacy, awareness, and functionality), integrating development with adult education, voluntary agencies and government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Role, Community Development
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Describes many ecological, social, and economic problems of Bangladesh in order to show the need for development of nonformal education to increase productivity in agriculture and related industries. Describes nine nonformal education projects in various areas of rural development, cooperatives, extension services, and adult education. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts