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Deij, Arjen; Graham, Michael; Bjornavold, Jens; Grm, Slava Pevec; Villalba, Ernesto; Christensen, Hanne; Chakroun, Borhene; Daelman, Katrien; Carlsen, Arne; Singh, Madhu – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
The "Global Inventory of Regional and National Qualifications Frameworks," the result of collaborative work between the European Training Foundation (ETF), the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization] and UIL [UNESCO Institute for…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Global Approach, Regional Characteristics, National Standards
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
Wagner, Daniel A.; Murphy, Katie M.; De Korne, Haley – Brookings Institution, 2012
Parents, educators, government ministers and policymakers in all contexts and countries around the world are concerned with learning and how to improve it. There are many reasons for this, but none is more important than the fact that learning is at the heart of success at the individual, community and global levels. Learning First is the title of…
Descriptors: Learning, Educational Research, Equal Education, Educational Objectives
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
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
Grandstaff, Marvin; And Others – 1974
Historical perspectives on nonformal education are examined in this report which is one of a series on nonformal education. Background information for the series is included in document SO 008 058. Chapter 1 relates nonformal education to the concept of development now held by such international assistance agencies as the World Bank and UNESCO.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Development
Valley, John R. – 1973
In analyzing past and present conditions of external degree programs, it is apparent there is emerging support for lifelong learning. There has been an increase of American interest in the external degree program, particularly during 1970. There are five external degree-related developments which contribute to increasing lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conventional Instruction, Educational Change, 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
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
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
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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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Paulston, Rolland G.; LeRoy, Gregory – Teachers College Record, 1975
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Educational Development, Educational Objectives
Ulusavas, Mualla – 1994
In Turkey today, 93% of all persons between the ages of 6 and 15 attend school, and 89.7% of males and 71.1.% of females over the age of 15 are literate. Turkey's largest adult education programs are public, free, and offered both within and outside the formal educational system by governmental bodies, national institutions, and voluntary…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Citizenship Education, Educational Development, Educational Objectives
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1982
The five studies on education for rural development are directed to teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education in rural areas in their efforts to raise the social and economic status of the rural poor. The Indian study discusses the problem of wastage at the primary school level (with specific reference to Tamil Nadu), and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement
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