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Mfum-Mensah, Obed – International Journal of Educational Development, 2003
This paper is an investigation of the impact of the Shepherd School Program, a non-formal basic education program implemented in seven pastoral communities in northern Ghana. The paper argues that non-formal basic education programs can have an important impact on the educational development of a community. However, for this to be possible, the…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Middelborg, Jorn; Duvieusart, Baudouin, Ed. – 2002
A community learning centre (CLC) is a local educational institution outside the formal education system, usually set up and managed by local people. CLCs were first introduced in Myanmar in 1994, and by 2001 there were 71 CLCs in 11 townships. The townships are characterized by remoteness, landlessness, unemployment, dependency on one cash crop,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Community Education, Community Involvement
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). – 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
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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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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Colclough, Christopher – Convergence, 1976
Argues that basic education programs operated as separate systems from existing formal education programs in developing nations will not produce the expected results of rural education at reduced unit costs. (WL)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Strategies
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). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of the Eighth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews APEID's activities for 1981-82 and proposed third-cycle program (1982-86), and includes group reports on universalization of primary education, promotion of scientific and technological creativity, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Distance Education
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
Barnhardt, Ray, Ed. – 1982
A collection of 15 articles on cross-cultural issues in Alaskan education addresses educational policy issues, educational development issues, community/school issues, and teaching/learning issues. The one theme that permeates all of the articles is the value of participation by community members in all levels of the education of their children.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrator Attitudes, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education
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
Amadio, Massimo, Comp.; And Others – 1987
Global society is polarized between the modern capitalist sector and the marginal sector, which is composed of indigenous, poor, and ethnic, tribal people. The problems of education for groups in Latin America, key issues in planning to meet their needs, and strategies to resolve them, are the focus of this publication. Nine papers provide a…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Demography, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1984
The report of the Ninth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews activities and progress for 1982-83 in eight program areas: (1) universalization of education (access to education at first level by both formal and nonformal means), (2) promotion of scientific and technological…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) was devoted to a tripartite review of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) component of APEID. APEID had undertaken four development themes in its second cycle: universalization of education at early school levels and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Equal Education
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