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Duo, Samuel N. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to understand the role of non-formal education and training in the organizational change process of Civil society organizations (CSOs) in post war Liberia. CSOs are the local foundation for democracy and development in Liberia, and serve a wide range of roles in local communities. For example, in post-war Liberia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, War, Educational Development
Mannan, M. A. – 1975
The 303 items in the annotated bibliography are arrayed under four headings: (1) general literature--economic issues, (2) general literature--nonformal education, (3) economics of nonformal education (including cost-benefit analysis, investment and return in human capital, and economics of on-the-job training and retraining), and (4) planning and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Development
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. – 1973
The central role of education in national development, clearly recognized by developing countries and by development assistance agencies, is to decide what kinds of education should be provided for which people and at what costs, and to help attain objectives of national development. The collateral issue of deciding how the resources of the Agency…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development
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
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Blunt, Adrian – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1988
Differentiates between education and learning, describes the emergence of nonformal and lifelong education, traces shifts in the conceptual framework of educational development, links learning and development, and discusses current thinking about lifelong learning and development. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Economic Development, Educational Development
Wagner, Daniel A. – 1998
Available evidence suggests that Islamic (or Quranic) schools, as the primary contemporary example of indigenous schooling, have made major changes in various countries where they remain active. These include changes in the nature of instruction, style of teaching, and teacher corps. In general, these changes have been made in response to social…
Descriptors: Community Control, Community Development, Community Schools, Economic Development
Ulusavas, Mualla – 1993
Modern Turkey is considered a bridge between the East and the West. Education in Turkey is operated and financed largely by public expenditures, and public education is free. Adult (nonformal) education is an extension of educational opportunities to people who could not benefit from formal education or who intend to expand their knowledge or…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational History
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
Boeren, Ad, Ed.; Kater, Adri, Ed. – 1990
This book documents the experiences that were gathered in project DELSILIFE, Development of a Coordinated Educational Intervention System for Improving the Quality of Life of the Rural Poor through Self-Reliance. The project was carried out by the Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (INNOTECH) for the South-East Asian…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Action, Community Education
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
Saraf, S. N. – 1980
In reviewing and analyzing the World Bank's "Education Sector Policy Paper" of April 1980, the author concentrates, first, on the report's description of worldwide issues and trends in educational development and, second, on the report's assessment of past and future World Bank lending for educational programs. The discussion of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational Finance
Gillette, Arthur Lavery – 1977
This book presents a lengthy case study of education in Tanzania that examines 1) the emerging relationships between formal and nonformal education in Tanzania, 2) the models of socioeconomic development reflected in the relationships between formal and nonformal education, and 3) the evolution of the Tanzanian revolution as reflected by the…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Lyons, Raymond, Ed.; Poignant, Raymond, Ed. – 1969
This book contains four monographs based on research conducted in a number of African countries between 1965 and 1967 in an attempt to illuminate some of the problems confronting educational planners in developing countries. The book is one of three related volumes of case studies on educational planning in the English-speaking countries of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Administration
Kleis, Russell J.; And Others – 1974
The three essays in this discussion paper present ways of structuring the concept of non-formal education. "Toward a Contextual Definition of Non-Formal Education" isolates three primary sub-systems: organizational, human, and curricular. Within these subsets non-formal education is differentiated from formal education by a more loosely…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Anthropology
Axinn, George H.; And Others – 1974
The two essays that make up this discussion paper explore the cultural implications for non-formal education. "Modes of Intervention" examines the typical fashion in which nations have aided the development of other nations through technical assistance. This mode comes from the assumption that a modern nation has special knowledge to…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Conceptual Schemes, Cultural Influences, Economic Development
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