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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
The NFE Exchange, 1978
Presenting an international perspective on non-formal education development efforts for women, this booklet contains (1) an article on women in development, (2) highlights of nonformal education projects for women, and (3) a bibliography of documents and journals on world-side issues related to women in development. The article is an overview of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Essays
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most of the problems of illiteracy, unemployment and underemployment, inadequate qualified manpower, and irrelevant and outdated educational methods and facilities still remain.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
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
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Evans, David R. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Focuses on the relationship between communications technology and the human organizational setting within which it is used. Suggests that program effectiveness is determined more on the basis of how much learner involvement and control exists than on the delivery of a predetermined set of centrally prepared messages to learners. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Development, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1986
Papers designed to help build multidisciplinary training networks for rural development are collected in this document, an outgrowth of a regional training workshop attended by participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Thailand, and India. The six papers deal with the objectives of the workshop which were to:…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations
Kinsey, David C., Ed.; Bing, John W., Ed. – 1978
The document describes a rural nonformal education field service grant project in Koforidua, Ghana, carried out by the University of Massachusetts' Center of International Education in collaboration with the University of Ghana's Institute of Adult Education and the People's Education Association of Ghana. The project was designed to increase the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Nathalang, Ekavidya; And Others – 1974
Nonformal education in the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) Region was studied to gather information on significant ongoing programs/projects in nonformal education and to identify problems as well as potentials of the broad spectrum of nonformal education activites in the region (SEAMEO countries are Indonesia, Khmer…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education
Etling, Arlen Wayne – 1975
This study identifies important skills, knowledge areas, and attitudes of effective facilitators of nonformal education in community-based learning groups in Ecuador. A facilitator is an uncertified, nonprofessional educator who develops and maintains village learning groups outside the formal schooling system. Chapter one discusses the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Community Leaders, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Office of Education and Human Resources. – 1974
This paper elaborates on the Agency for International Development's (AID) new strategies for educational assistance to developing nations, with special reference to available, centrally funded technical assistance resources and the means for procuring them. Section one provides a brief introduction and lists the kinds of resources available and…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Economics
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education. – 1975
This document summarizes the experiences and results of four years (1972-1975) of work in nonformal education in Ecuador. The project grew out of informal discussions in 1970 between several members of the Center for International Education at the University of Massachusetts and a group of Ecuadoreans and Americans in the USAID mission in Quito.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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Grant, Stephen – 1977
This report describes the basic organization, management and evolution of the department producing "Tele Pour Tous," the first attempt to use national television in the Ivory Coast to bring educational and informational programs to a non-school adult, rural public. The department's task was (1) to produce TV programs, (2) to train and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Broadcast Television, Educational Development, Educational Television
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Development Communication Report, 1979
The first article in this report emphasizes the importance of user participation at the planning, decision-making, and production levels of small-scale instructional development in developing nations. Four subsequent articles also centered around user participation in Third World instructional development discuss folk theater as effective 2-way…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Childrens Games, Communication (Thought Transfer), Developing Nations
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Describes many ecological, social, and economic problems of Bangladesh in order to show the need for development of nonformal education to increase productivity in agriculture and related industries. Describes nine nonformal education projects in various areas of rural development, cooperatives, extension services, and adult education. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts