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Axinn, George H.; And Others – 1974
The two essays that make up this discussion paper explore the cultural implications for non-formal education. "Modes of Intervention" examines the typical fashion in which nations have aided the development of other nations through technical assistance. This mode comes from the assumption that a modern nation has special knowledge to…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Conceptual Schemes, Cultural Influences, Economic Development
Brembeck, Cole S.; Grandstaff, Marvin – 1974
The two essays contained in this discussion paper examine means for determining alternatives to formal education. "The Strategic Uses of Comparative Learning Environments" assumes that different environments are conducive to accomplishing different goals. In the future there is a need to find out more about the structural properties and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Development, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Planning
Colletta, Nat J. – 1971
One-hundred and forty-seven listings of reports, books, and periodicals comprise this bibliography of available works on nonformal educational programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, the U.S.S.R., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and island areas. This is a limited selection of materials since many of the programs have…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Bibliographies, Comparative Education
Dupuis, Mary M., Ed.; Mitzel, Harold E., Ed. – 1973
The conference report recommends that NIE promote and support ethnographic studies of education in cultures without schools and in those where western schooling is being introduced. Since the values of formal education are now in question and alternative systems are being suggested, it is offered that non-formal educational processes be examined…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Cross Cultural Studies
Korean Central Education Research Inst., Seoul. – 1971
The purpose of the Korea/Seadag seminar was to advance the systematic development of nonformal education and to maximize the development of human resources. Specific objectives are related to evolving future programs of nonformal education in Korea and East Asia. The report focuses on participant discussions regarding the conceptualization,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, New Delhi (India). – 1975
The paper is one of a series from the Indian Directorate of Adult Education. Intended to stimulate reflection and discussion among educationists about the long-term perspectives, roles, and functions of universities in various aspects of adult continuing and nonformal education, the paper makes specific suggestions on opening universities to the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Developing Nations, Educational Change
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
Peterson, A. D. C.; Halls, W. D. – 1973
The educational trends identified in this report was those common to the young people of the member states of the Council of Europe. Emphasis is on the three most outstanding trends. The first, the concept of life-long education, involves an extension of pre-school education and continuing education for adults. The second consideration is the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Educational Change
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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Elovainio, Paivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1988
Developmental strategies used in developing countries are discussed with a focus on education. Formal and nonformal education systems are assessed indicating that a shift has occurred in secondary and higher education away from economically-oriented approaches toward an emphasis on personal fulfillment and cultural identity. (TJH)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Development
Guttman, Cynthia; Kosonen, Kimmo – 1994
In 1979, the Indian Institute of Education launched the country's first comprehensive project in part-time, non-formal primary education. Now in its third phase, PROPEL (Promoting Primary and Elementary Education Project) is training the inhabitants of 137 villages to take responsibility for the quality of education in the non-formal stream. This…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Elementary Education
Mishra, Arun K. – 1994
Education has a place of high priority on India's development agenda. The technical/vocational education (TVE) system is multisectoral with each ministry responsible for labor force development in that sector. The TVE programs in the formal education system are either state delivered or financed. The higher secondary vocational education program…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Cruzada, Elizabeth, Ed. – ASPBAE Courier, 1995
This issue contains an editorial, "Empowering Women through Education" (Elizabeth Cruzada), and eight articles. "Women and Education" (Swarna Jayaweera) presents the status of women and girls' education in Asia vis-a-vis the goals set in the Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies. "Education Reforms and Development of Chinese…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
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Tournas, Stephen A. – Comparative Education, 1996
In Botswana, precolonial Tswana spirituality gave way to European secularization. This, plus related changes in labor patterns, government, and educational practices, led to the transformative educational philosophy that now separates the Tswana from the environment and traditional religious beliefs. This cultural fragmentation underlies the…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Culture Conflict, Dropouts, Educational Development
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Thomas, R. Murray – Comparative Education, 1993
Describes principal characteristics of traditional education in island societies before Western contact, patterns of Western exploration and colonization, and origins of formal Western education in the region. Identifies critical contemporary educational issues: choice of educational delivery systems, establishing the locus of authority,…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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