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Latchem, Colin – Distance Education, 2012
This article presents an interview with Sir John Daniel outgoing President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning. Sir John Daniel's term as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) ended on May 31, 2012. Readers of "Distance Education" will know of Sir John's work at the Tele-universite (Directeur des…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Presidents
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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2007
To encourage efforts for furthering the UN DESD agenda in Latin America, a meeting titled "Building Education for Sustainable Development" was held in Costa Rica from 31 October to 2 November 2006. Plenary sessions were interspersed with working groups to look at how ESD can be integrated in formal and non-formal education systems, and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Nonformal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1975
The document presents 11 papers dealing with educational administration in developing nations. It is intended to aid UNESCO staff members and other educational advisors as they collaborate with policy makers in developing nations to improve educational programs. Written by staff members of UNESCO's Division of Educational Finance, the papers…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
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
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
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for International Studies in Education. – 1972
General conclusions regarding the uses of education in the development process reached by the investigators involved in the Michigan State Project in Non-Formal Education are reported and the rationale behind these conclusions is discussed. These broad questions being explored by investigators are noted: Historical Perspectives; Categories and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment
Brembeck, Cole S. – 1972
The goal of educational strategy is to determine the kinds of behavior which are desired and to create those educational environments which most clearly support and encourage this behavior. This paper is an inquiry into the nature of formal and non-formal learning. The structural characteristics of each kind of educational environment are examined…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Needs
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
King, Kenneth – Prospects, 1976
In terms of nonformal education in developing countries, the author examines (1) the notion of a basic educational package, relevant to the needs of the poorest rural areas, (2) the potential of alternative indigenous educational systems, and (3) possible interactions between nonformal education and the ordinary school system. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
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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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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
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
The factors contributing to the need for educational change in the direction of lifelong learning are discussed: global phenomena (economic change and demographic trends); scientific and technological developments (obsolescence of knowledge, development of human sciences, the application of technological progress to education); and social dynamics…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
Legaspi, Perla E. – 1997
The delivery of literacy services by state universities in the Philippines is embedded in their academic functions of instruction/teaching, research and development, consultancy, and extension services. To reach a larger clientele and democratize access to education, the University of the Philippines (UP) has established the Open University. The…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Development, Cooperative Programs
Sanyal, Bikas C.; And Others – 1990
A study analyzed how the oil industry in Cameroon developed and influenced the expansion, structure, and content of Cameroon's formal and nonformal education and training system. A survey of 213 employees and 8 enterprises was supplemented by a review of government reports and official published and unpublished documents. The economy of Cameroon…
Descriptors: Coordination, Developing Nations, Educational Cooperation, Educational Development
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