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Ugwu, Chinwe U. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2015
The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) is the Federal Statutory Agency set up to co-ordinate all aspects of Non-Formal Education in Nigeria whether offered by government agencies or non-governmental organisations. This study looked at the existing Capacity Building Programme, the delivery methods, impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Capacity Building, Nonformal Education
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Gorshkov, N. K.; Kliucharev, G. A. – Russian Education and Society, 2013
An analysis of the problems of continuous education in Russia shows that improvements result from two factors: concerted action on the part of all stakeholders (the state, noncommercial organizations and associations, employers, representatives of educational institutions, parents, school students, and students and trainees in the systems of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Murthy, C. S. H. N. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2006
Designing media and ICT strategies for a newly formed country like Eritrea, which has endured 30 years of armed struggle, leading to massive destruction followed by serial drought, is fraught with numerous constraints: limitation of human resources (e.g. qualified personnel), infrastructure and financial constraints. At the same time, though it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change
Elfert, Maren, Ed. – 2002
An historical account of the creation and development of the UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) is presented. Written in honor of the 50th anniversary of UIE, this institutional history begins with a series of seven prefaces and memoir essays about the organization written by UIE administrators, board members and researchers. Two chapters detail…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Lavrnja, Ilija; Klapan, Anita – 2001
Croatia has still not established a system of adult educator training. A large part of the problem in development of adult education studies is that Croatia retained the idea that andragogy is a pedagogic subject; also, some believed andragogy was an import from the West. Significant progress has been made since the 1950s when Croatia rebelled…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Andragogy, Developing Nations
Gormley, Kevin J. – 2000
Since the mid-1970s, participatory research (PR) has provided an alternative approach to those development systems that rely on outside experts and implement predetermined solutions. PR empowers disadvantaged people by recognizing them as co-researchers working together to gather information and implement solutions to their problems. This paper…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Smith, Gregory A., Ed.; Williams, Dilafruz R., Ed. – 1999
This book explores different facets of emerging forms of educational practice that implicitly recognize the close relationship that exists between human cultures and the environment. The first six chapters describe educational efforts in K-12 schools throughout the North American continent. The second six chapters consider the work of people in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Ecology, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
O'Grady, Barbara, Ed.; Levenson, Ruth, Ed. – 1978
Focusing on how local village communities in developing countries might support part or all of their educational costs, this study describes methods used by developing countries to reduce education costs and offers a model incorporating several of the most successful components of such projects. First is a discussion of methods used by governments…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Education, Community Involvement
Charters, Alexander N. – 1992
One of the most important recent developments in comparative adult education (CAE) has been the formation in 1987 of the Committee for Study and Research in Comparative Adult Education (CSRCAE), jointly founded by the International Council of Adult Education and the International Congress of University Adult Education. The Committee continues to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History
Siddiqui, Dilnawaz A. – 1978
Studies of the role of education in human development, especially in relation to approaches to national education in developing countries, are cited in this 45-item annotated bibliography. Other topics covered include educational development in rural areas, and development through non-formal and adult education programs. Case studies of individual…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs
ICIT Report, 1976
This issue focuses on uses and techniques of radio for educational purposes in developing nations. Two health education projects are described which are utilizing open broadcasting to attract a mass audience of listeners not committed to a structured radio education program. Kenya's Swahili language radio serial, "Giving Birth and Caring for your…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comedy, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations
Oxenham, John – 1975
The author feels that nonformal adult literacy education should be structured around several observations he has made concerning such education: adults learn to read and do arithmetic faster than do children; the difference in learning rate between adults and children in regard to writing is negligible; learners vary greatly in their learning…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
Farmer, James A., Jr.; Papagiannis, George – 1975
The document focuses on the evaluation processes of educational programs in nonformal education which are designed to help adults develop new attitudes and practices particularly in developing countries. It consists of two articles which discuss basic evaluation concepts in nonformal education. The first article, Perspectives on Evaluation, by…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment
Kidd, J. Roby – 1974
The successes and failures of the many plans and dreams for education during the 1960s are examined together with why many of these schemes did not succeed, and how most of the problems of illiteracy, unemployment and underemployment, inadequate qualified manpower, and irrelevant and outdated educational methods and facilities still remain. It is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Change
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1976
The final report of a UNESCO meeting of experts on the content of education in the perspective of life-long education, held October 20-5, 1975, in Paris, is presented. Educators and researchers from around the world attended, as well as various UNESCO affiliated directors. A working paper was placed before the meeting which covered the following…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Change Strategies, Community Education
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