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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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
The book presents background information and papers which were prepared for a conference on educational development in Asia and Oceania. The document is presented in three major sections. Section I offers an overview of regional development strategies with emphasis on the relationship of education to economic development. Major regional objectives…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1977
Part of a series of Unesco technical information reports, this publication presents information on educational practice in 71 countries. Both developing and developed nations are included. The information, which is provided in a table on each country, comes from the official Country Reports to the 36th Session of the International Conference on…
Descriptors: Community Role, Comparative Education, Cooperative Education, Developed Nations
Patel, Runa – 1990
Nonformal education is explored in the context of development in order to provide researchers with fundamental tools for selecting nonformal educational activities that can provide a framework for analysis. Criteria that can be used to determine nonformal educational activities are identified; development as the setting of nonformal education is…
Descriptors: Change, Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Educational Development
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
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
United Nations Economic and Social Council, New York, NY. – 1973
This interim report, commissioned by UNICEF, emphasizes the value of nonformal educational programs to educationally deprived rural children and youth in developing countries. The first set of basic findings and recommendations arising from this extensive international research study is presented. Organized into five chapters, the text includes…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Childhood Needs, Citations (References), Comparative Education
Ahmed, Manzoor – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Discussed is the role of nonformal education in relation to six concerns in educational development faced by developing nations: (1) universalization of primary education, (2) post-primary educational opportunities, (3) early childhood care and education, (4) relevance of school experience, (5) efficient use of scarce resources, and (6)…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Economic 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
Educational Documentation and Information, 1972
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Jolis, Cilla Ungerth, Ed. – EFA 2000 Bulletin, 1994
This bulletin provides news on the follow-up to the World Conference on Education for All (Jomtien, Thailand, 1990) at which 155 countries pledged to provide education for all children and adults and massively reduce illiteracy before the year 2000. This bulletin focuses on the September 1994 Cairo (Egypt) Population Conference and the issues of…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Development
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
Tunsiri, Vichai – 1978
The Unesco report, one in a series, examines education in Thailand. It studies the general framework of information systems within the Ministry of Education, assesses the availability and use of information for decision making in planning and curriculum development and identifies the problems concerning the information system. There are four…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Developing Nations
Nemeth, Edward J. – 1977
An overview of the basic system of education in Peru is presented. Despite various achievements in education, Peruvian authorities in recent years generally have not considered educational progress sufficient to meet the social and economic needs of their society. As a result, two educational structures are presently operating in Peru. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1977
The report on education in Bangladesh summarizes educational trends since 1971 and objectives of the first five year plan (1973-78). Population growth and illiteracy are the two major national problems. During the liberation war many students left schools to join the army, and most school buildings were either demolished or closed down. Thus,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
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