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O'Grady, Barbara, Ed.; Levenson, Ruth, Ed. – 1978
Focusing on how local village communities in developing countries might support part or all of their educational costs, this study describes methods used by developing countries to reduce education costs and offers a model incorporating several of the most successful components of such projects. First is a discussion of methods used by governments…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, 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). – 1977
Part of a series of Unesco technical information reports, this publication presents information on educational practice in 71 countries. Both developing and developed nations are included. The information, which is provided in a table on each country, comes from the official Country Reports to the 36th Session of the International Conference on…
Descriptors: Community Role, Comparative Education, Cooperative Education, Developed 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
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
Sterling, Stephen R., Ed. – Annual Review of Environmental Education, 1991
The purpose of this annual publication is to report, evaluate, encourage, and help guide progress in Environmental Education (EE) in the United Kingdom and to provide information on important initiatives and comparative international developments. Issues and priorities are identified with an emphasis on current EE philosophy rather than practice…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Development
Ekstrand, Lars Henric – 1992
Non-Formal Education (NFE) is traditionally defined as any organizational activity outside the established formal education system. In India two major types of NFE exist. The first type is literacy courses, available for students of any age; these are taught in the evenings. The second type is vocational training, which often takes place during…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Opportunities, Females
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
Tanguiane, S. – 1979
The USSR's success in educational development suggests that its experience may be helpful to developing nations. The USSR has, since the 1917 revolution, eradicated illiteracy and constructed a universal education system. Among the factors that made this possible are the use of educational planning based on broad development policies; the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
Miller, Harry G.; Torricelli, James – 1978
To develop background for examining the past, present, and future of adult education in Thailand, the author initially sketches an economic and geographic profile of the country. In the second of five sections, Thailand's adult education movement is traced by examining the influences of kings, the Buddhist religion, various governments, and the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, 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
La Belle, Thomas J. – 1976
The book explores why nonformal education programs in Latin America fail to promote and influence desired social change. Nonformal education includes community involvement and technical training in schools after school hours, adult basic education, extension courses relating to agriculture, health, and community enterprises. The book contains…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Comparative Education
Haque, M. – 1975
As a land of extreme rural poverty and illiteracy, Bangladesh needs to consciously promote, develop, and support local institutions and participatory leadership, involving local people in the planning, development, and implementation of developmental policies. Begun in 1959, the Comilla experiment constitutes the rationale for institutional…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Foreign Countries
Sheffield, James R.; Diejomaoh, Victor P. – 1972
Critical dimensions of the unemployment problem in Africa brought educational concerns to a head. The present survey, conducted by the African-American Institute, was prompted by a growing desire on the part of African governments and aid agencies to identify productive nonformal education programs in selected African countries and to explore…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Planning, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1972
This quarterly publication from UNICEF, announced here on a one time basis, reviews the Fund's activities in health, education, and nutrition for the children of developing countries. The following is a sample of articles from this issue devoted to education: "New Targets" discusses recommendations for emphasizing minimum education,…
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts
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